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Laurier’s economics students take home first at the Governor’s Challenge

Five Laurier economics students were crowned victorious in the Governor’s Challenge hosted by the Bank of Canada on Feb. 16, 2019. Though this was only the fourth annual running of the event, this is the second year in a row that a team from Laurier has been victorious. The team of Cindy McCormick, Michael Davenport, Colleen Spencer, Andrew Foran and […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · News ·
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Laurier’s Startup Fund allows students to gain experience as angel investors

At the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, there are many opportunities for young entrepreneurs to learn the business of managing a startup. Laurier’s Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation is a great way for students to engage in the entrepreneurship core or even look into the social entrepreneurship option. There are also clubs like Startup Laurier, which help […]

by Hayley McGoldrick· · Campus, News ·
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Laurier student starts initiative to support students who don’t receive co-op placements

A Wilfrid Laurier University student is starting an initiative to assist business students who are rejected from the co-operative education program. The initiative is called “Laurier Mentor Connect” and was started a few months ago by Syed Azam Afzal, a third-year bachelor of business administration student at Laurier. “The main purpose really is to just help students. When you get […]

by Jake Watts· · Campus, News ·
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Lazaridis Hall is officially open for business

Wilfrid Laurier University celebrated the official grand opening of Lazaridis Hall on May 24. The event was held in the atrium of Lazaridis Hall from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and was attended by numerous dignitaries from the federal and provincial governments. Various special guests featured at the event also provided speeches, including Max Blouw, president and vice-chancellor; Bardish Chagger, […]

by Safina Husein· · Campus, News ·