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Aliakbar Abshar

Why did you decide to pursue a Master of Science in Finance and what drew you to the SFU Beedie School of Business?

My experience was in banking and fintech, and I believed that to make more impact in my professional career I needed to learn more about various topics in finance and based on my research the MSc Finance at Beedie was the most comprehensive one and it was well-aligned with my future career goals. Moreover, it is in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, making it exciting to explore the city.

What has been your favourite moment or experience at Beedie so far? What are you looking forward to?

I am looking forward to connecting with more people from various programs in the upcoming events since I believe that networking is a valuable asset in order for me to grow in my professional career.

How would you describe SFU Beedie’s culture?

The vibrant atmosphere of the school truly impresses me. Moreover, the staff are really caring and continually trying to improve the student experience.