Every time I meet an accounting student, I ask them why they picked accounting as their major/specialist. The answer is usually one of two: (1) I liked accounting in high school and want to pursue it further, or (2) the job market is pretty secure.
Up until last year, the two student business societies on campus were the Undergraduate Commerce Society (UCS) and the Student Management Association (SMA). With a common goal to serve and engage undergraduate business students, it made sense to create one unified association that encompasses the Commerce and Management programs.
I’m a financial analyst at Teranga Gold Corporation, which is headquartered in Toronto. Essentially, I help prepare the financial statements of the company. Since Teranga is a public company, we have to issue quarterly and yearly statements. So let me tell you about my experience so far, having gone through a quarter end.
Midterms, assignments and quizzes – there are plenty of reasons for stress and anxiety to build up and take control of your day-to-day activities. At times, everything feels overwhelming and you can’t figure out where to start. As a Commerce student, I know first-hand how tough it can get. But with most problems there is a solution, and as the cliché goes, where there is a will, there is a way. Continue reading “Top 5 stress management tips for students”