Congratulations on accepting your offers and welcome to Laurier’s School of Business & Economics! On September 7th you are invited to Orientation Day, an exclusive event held just for incoming first year SBE students! O-Day is a two-part morning and afternoon event, broken down as follows:
Breakfast & Breakout sessions (9am-12pm):
Join us for registration and pick up some breakfast as you head to your breakout sessions. You pick three of four to attend by registering online (more information about each session can be found below!)
Lunch & Keynote (12pm-3pm):
Transportation will be provided to Bingemans’ Conference Center in Kitchener, where you will participate in a three-course lunch, seated with fellow students and an upper year mentor who will be able to answer your questions; you will also listen to a keynote speech from our guest speaker, who will be announced very soon!
Club Fair & Merchandise Sale (3pm-4pm):
After lunch, our twenty SBE clubs will be on hand to recruit new members and tell you more about what they have to offer.
You will also have an opportunity to visit our Merchandise booth to get all decked out in exclusive Class of 2018 apparel before the first full week of school.
Interested in getting involved this year? Discover why and how you should get involved with your School of Business and Economics. From resume building to an opportunity to meet new people, this session will allow you to hear from current members from a wide variety of over 20 clubs within SBESS to aid you in discovering which might be right for you.
A motivational and informational talk from the president of SBESS, Evan Little. Discover why getting your degree from Laurier is a valuable experience and where it can lead you.
Two separate sessions will be held to map out your journey in your BBA or Honors Economics Degree. These all-in-one sessions are full of important information such as the yearly progression requirements, how to navigate the online system myLearningSpace, when to specialize and some tips to get you through your years at Laurier.
Interested in joining the Co-Op stream? This is the session for you! Arm yourself with all the information you’ll need to set yourself up for success. Find out what you’ll need to make it into the program from marks to extracurriculars, when to apply, and get some helpful tips and tricks from those in the know.
What is the difference between business formal and business casual? Are you supposed to use the big fork or little fork for your salad? And how exactly do you “network” at events?
Introducing Business 101 — an event hosted by SBESS exclusively for first year SBE students.Sessions will be held throughout the day where you can learn the tips and tricks for succeeding in the business world. The sessions will feature a “How to dress for business” tutorial, a dining etiquette class, and a networking presentation.
Business 101 will be held on Saturday, September 13th at Bingeman’s Conference Center in Kitchener. Stay tuned for more details!