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ACHIEVE 2017: Conference & Case Competition


Conference & Case Competition at Ryerson University

On behalf of the Ryerson University Accounting Society (RUAS), we would like to invite you to the annual ACHIEVE Conference and Competition (ACHIEVE). This marks the 9th consecutive year that ACHIEVE has strived to deliver an exceptional learning experience, for some of the brightest and most innovative undergraduates in the country.



A two-day event from Thursday, January 26th, 2017 to Friday, January 27th, 2017 (Checkout is on Sunday, January 28th)

Please visit and click here to view the delegate package to inform yourself on the full details of ACHIEVE before applying.

Team Formation:

Individual students will be applying through the APAA, and successful candidates will be selected to attend a team-building event hosted by the APAA. Students will get the chance to meet other candidates and request who they wish to work with, however, the final team will be determined by the APAA. Each team must be composed of 3rd and 4th year students, with the exception of one 2nd year student.

Atkinson Professional Accounting Association will be sponsoring and subsidizing the fee for one team (of 4 people) to attend the ACHIEVE conference. The successful four person team will be required to pay a fee of $50 per student ($200 total). The 4 successful applicants chosen will be required to pay this fee immediately upon being selected (via cash).

To apply, please click on the button below. You will be required to fill in your information, answer a few short questions, and upload BOTH your resume, and most recent unofficial transcript.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, December 4th 2016 at 11:45PM.

The fee provides you with the following:

  • 2 nights' accommodations in Toronto

  • All meals provided for 2 days

  • Entrance cover and transportation to Thursday & Friday night socials

  • ACHIEVE swag bag

ACHIEVE includes:

  • Skill-building activities

  • Workshops

  • Professional speaker series

  • Networking opportunities

  • Socials

  • And more!

ALSO, the winning team of the case competition will receive a GRAND PRIZE of $1,500, and have their school’s name etched onto the ACHIEVE trophy.

Questions can be emailed directly to Apply today!

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