As September approaches, thousands of new students will flood the halls of the UBC Sauder School of Business to begin their education. Below, three incoming students share their already-impressive accomplishments and how UBC Sauder will help each of them accomplish their future goals.
Athlete Jamie Broder is competing in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games but thanks to her BCom she’s also taking care of her long-term future with a budding career in finance.
Last Fall, UBC Sauder BCom candidate Joseph Lee turned down job interviews with Silicon Valley firms – which wasn’t easy, “they don’t come along too often,” he says. Why? Lee was holding out for his dream opportunity: A place on Canada’s Next 36, an eight-month program that accelerates the growth of Canada’s most talented entrepreneurs. He saw this as the ideal opportunity to develop his business Coastline, which he co-founded while at UBC Sauder in 2015, into a market leader.
Searing heat, exhaustion and sandstorms were just some of the challenges that UBC IMBA candidate James Reiss faced as he recently raced 70 kilometres across Mongolia’s Tengger Desert.
The BC SPCA worked with Master of Management student Mandeep Nahal to help operationalize a plan to ensure the humane treatment of millions of wild animals.