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Financial literacy workshops

Tight on money? Not sure if you can afford your education and living expenses? We can help. Our financial literacy workshops are specifically designed for students who are taking steps toward the effective management of their finances.

Fall semester

Workshop 1: Show Me the Money

SAFA will cover information about the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), bursaries, scholarships and awards. This fun pizza lunch-and-learn session will show you where the money is and how to make it yours. Through interactive games, you will learn how to:

  • Access the student financial profile.
  • Apply for bursaries and awards.
  • Explore student lines of credit.
  • Investigate on-campus and summer employment opportunities.

Registration will be available in September 2018.

Workshop 2: For the Love of Money

SAFA will explore a wide range of available financial resources and teach you how to create a proper budget based on your personal resources and expenses. This fun pizza-lunch-and-learn session will use interactive games to help you learn how to create a realistic budget that can support your personal and educational requirements. At this workshop, we will show you what money you have and how to make the most of it.

Registration will be available in September 2018.

Winter semester


Hosted by the university's National Student Loans Service Centre representative, this pizza lunch-and-learn webinar will give you information regarding the repayment of your OSAP loans including the repayment process, hints and tips on how to save on interest, and what to do if you are having difficulty making the payments.

Registration will be available in January 2019.

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