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At Rotman, our students are our key strength. Our classes are comprised of globe trotters, professional athletes and emerging leaders. Rotman students come from all over the world and they aren’t afraid to make bold career moves, start new businesses or take on leadership positions at prominent firms. In some cases, they’re juggling family responsibilities and pursuing causes they care about. Learn more about our students.

Haolin Zhang - MBA Student - learn more about his experience as an international student from China

Haolin Zhang »

An international student’s experience
navigating an MBA and life in Canada


Heather Chalmers »

A healthcare executive on how
the industry is changing


How one MBA ’17 landed a job in the heart of banking

May 17, 2018
Sourav Kumar (MBA ’17) knows that the decisions he makes today will shape the future of finance in Canada and potentially around the world. ...  > more

How Business School Became a Family Matter for Two Full-time MBAs

May 17, 2018
Most new parents anticipate a bit of a learning curve with the arrival of their first child, but Tess Cecil-Cockwell (MBA ’18) and Zachary M...  > more

Forté fellows at Rotman unlock their potential, step up as champions for other women

April 19, 2018
The most profound lesson that Ariane Schumacher (MBA ’18) learned during her time at Rotman was that she belongs — in the MBA classroom, in ...  > more

How an Evening MBA grad is inspiring change, one speech at a time

April 19, 2018
Often known as ‘Unstoppable Tracy’, Tracy Schmitt (Evening MBA ’06) wants people to stop focusing on what’s missing and start thinking about...  > more

Three MBA grads on working with promising startups, launching new careers

March 19, 2018
Some of the best career coaching Eghtedar Manouchehri (EMBA ’15) ever received came about by chance, during an evening out with classmates f...  > more

MFRM ’18 students tackle real problems in financial risk management

March 19, 2018
After just 10 weeks into their master’s programs at Rotman, Sajani Ravindran (MFRM ’18) and Chrysafis Tsoukalas (MFRM ’18) found themselves ...  > more
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