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Lime Network opportunity for students with a disability

The Lime Network is a resource for university students with any kind of disability that impacts daily life (physical, sensory or mental health including ADD, dyslexia, depression, and medical conditions). Lime is hosting a networking reception in Vancouver on Thursday, October 24, 2019 to discuss co-ops/internships and full-time roles in a variety of fields.

Ke Xu and Pascal Courty in Shanghai for UVic/ECNU workshop on economics and management research

UVic Economics and the Gustavson School of Business co-organized the Sino-Canada Workshop on Economics and Management Research (April 15, 2019) with East China Normal University. Dr. Ke Xu’s presentation Stock Market Openness and Market Quality: Evidence from the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect Program followed the opening ceremony with Dr. Pascal Courty providing commentary on the industrial organization session and presenting The Impact of Variable Pricing, Dynamic Pricing, and Sponsored Secondary Markets in Major League Baseball.

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Business grad beats the odds with tenacity, generosity—and big plans

June 7, 2017

Siyad Jama's journey to a BCom degree at UVic's Gustavson School of Business began when he stepped off the plane in Victoria for the first time in 2011. "I had no idea what to expect," he recalls. "It was all new to me—Canada, Victoria, UVic. I knew it was the warmest place in Canada, but coming from Kenya, even that meant something different."

Read more: Business grad beats the odds with tenacity, generosity—and big plans

New "2+2" international degree program in economics

October 24, 2016

Students study abroad for all sorts of reasons—to gain cultural experiences or expand their personal views, for instance—and for some it will be to study economics at UVic. The new agreement allows Soochow University students who complete two years of study in Suzhou and then transfer to UVic’s economics program for the remaining two years to receive a double degree in economics from both Soochow University and UVic. This is the third “2+2” agreement between UVic and Soochow University; the first is in business, the second in chemistry.

Read more: New "2+2" international degree program in economics

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