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  1. 1. Welcome to Sauder 2009 ENTRY  your future starts here
  2. 2. University of British Columbia UBC fast facts • One of Canada’s top universities • 2nd largest university in Canada • Situated in Point Grey, a campus where the Pacific Ocean meets snowy mountains • Population: 43,000 students • 30 minutes from Downtown Vancouver
  3. 3. Sauder School of Business Sauder Fast Facts • Over 2700 Students in Bachelors, Masters, and PhD programs • Over 28,000 alumni around the world • one of Canada’s leading academic business schools • two campuses: UBC campus, downtown Vancouver
  4. 4. academics options to choose from Accounting Business and Computer Science Commerce and Economics Finance General Business Management Human Resources Marketing Transportation and Logistics MIS Real Estate International Business*
  5. 5. academics 1st year courses COMM 292: Management and Organizational Behaviour class teaches primary objective of learning about the effects of individual and group behaviour on an organization. (Class size- 45-50 students) COMM 293: Introduction to Financial Accounting Develops introductory skills and principles on which financial accounting is based. (Class size- 90-100 students) ECON 101/102: Microeconomics/Macroeconomics MATH 184/104: Differential Calculus with Commerce Applications ENG 110/111/112: English 4 ELECTIVE COURSES (in any faculty: sciences, arts, etc.)
  6. 6. Sauder School of Business co-op Employers provide students with the opportunity of paid work experience in your chosen field, preparing you for your future career whilst allowing you to complete your BCom degree at Sauder Sauder offers Co-op programs in ‣ Accounting ‣ Finance ‣ Human Resources Management ‣ Marketing ‣ Real Estate ‣ Transportation and Logistics
  7. 7. Sauder School of Business the BCC Hari B. Varshney Business Career Centre • career centre exclusive to Sauder students • Programs / Services offered by BCC • Co-op Program • Trek Program • Chartered Accountant Recruitment Program • 1 - on - 1 Career coaching • COOL (Career Options On-Line) – online job database for Sauder students • one of the leading university career centers in North America
  8. 8. Sauder School of Business exchange program Sauder has partnerships with 38 of the best business schools in 26 different countries around the world, countries including Australia, England, China, France, Japan, Spain, Hong Kong (just to name a few) Benefits: • learn about business practices in other countries •build lifelong friendships with students from all over the world • chance to explore another country while completing your degree Some scholarships exclusive to exchange students
  9. 9. the CUS what is the CUS? To enhance the value of the UBC Bachelor of Commerce degree while  be8ering the academic and social lives of students.  ‣ Student government within Sauder It is one of the strongest and most sophis?cated student  socie?es in all of Canada.
  10. 10. the CUS what conferences are offered by the CUS? IGNITE! a na?onal entrepreneurship  conference and business plan  a career conference and fair compe??on conference where senior execu?ves  from mul?na?onal organiza?ons  a career explora?on event speak about today's global economy
  11. 11. the CUS why a8end these conferences? Conferences offer you an excellent learning opportunity to  enrich your business educa4on.  They allow you to develop  your communica?on, organiza?onal, leadership, and  networking skills. They’re a great way to poten/ally meet  your future employer!
  12. 12. the CUS any clubs to join? ... and even more
  13. 13. the CUS what benefits does the CUS offer to sauder students? ‣ CUS pays 50% of your fees for... EXTERNAL CONFERENCES (ie. Impact conference in Toronto) UBC RECREATIONAL EVENTS / INTRAMURALS ‣ CUS Discount card (discounts at local UBC shops and restaurants) ‣ Complimentary coffee and newspapers in student lounge
  14. 14. the CUS how can I find out more about the CUS? Check out the CUS Website for leadership opportuni?es,  conferences, services for students, and the CUS Events  Calendar for upcoming CUS ac?vi?es.
  15. 15. social / fun connecting with other students • 1st and 2nd year formal • Business Week • CUS annual charity golf tournament • Frosh • Sauder Sports tournaments • Social Committee annual ski trip • Style and the City business attire fashion show
  16. 16. social / fun Frosh Fantastic 2 day orientation where you start learning the ropes, meet your Frosh leader and fellow Froshees and start your first year with a bang
  17. 17. social / fun CUS annual charity golf tournament • Fun charitable event filled with full day of golf activities, dinner buffet, silent auction and prizes • Meet other Sauder students while contributing to a great cause Style and the City • Learn about latest styles in professional wear with a mini fashion show • Learn dining etiquette and connect with your peers
  18. 18. why sauder? ‣ smaller faculty a more close knit learning environment ‣ case based learning ‣ 10 different options ‣ Sauder co-op program ‣ building for the future first phase of redevelopment project complete in 2009
  19. 19. why sauder? ‣ campus innovator -new clubs include the international business club that are targeted for people across campus -Lots of leadership opportunities! -Lots of support from faculty ‣ Hari B. Varshney business career centre one of the top career centers in North America ‣ expanded opportunities take electives, go on exchange
  20. 20. why sauder? who hires UBC BCom grads? Accenture IBM RBC Dominion Securities Air Canada ING Capital RBC Financial Group Aritzia Imperial Oil Samsung Everland AVON Cosmetics Jim Pattison Group Scotiabank BC Hydro KPMG Shell Canada BCLC Merrill Lynch TD Canada Trust Best Buy Canada Microsoft Tech Cominco Bertelsmann AG Moneris Telus BDO Dunwoody National Bank of Canada Terasen CN Rail Onni Group of Companies Time Telecom CIBC Partnerships BC Translink Dell Pepsi Bottling Group Vancity Capital Deloitte PricewaterhouseCoopers Vancouver Coastal Health Electronic Arts Prima Electronics Authority Ernst & Young LLP Procter & Gamble VANOC ExxonMobil Limited Provincial Health Services General Motors Authority & the list goes on... HSBC RBC Capital Markets
  21. 21. applying to Sauder important dates ‣UBC Application due February 28th 2008 ‣Sauder Supplemental application due March 15th --> get started now! ‣ Starting March 1st - self report grades to UBC visit to begin the application process
  22. 22. contact information ‣ undergraduate office at sauder 303-2053 main mall, UBC vancouver 604-822-8333 ‣ UBC Student Services ‣ Commerce Undergraduate Soc.