The Students Activity Fund (SAF) is used to reimburse students who attend external conferences hosted externally (outside) the University of Alberta. Students who meet the eligibility requirements can apply for a reimbursement of up to $500 of incurred conference fees! Any student pursuing their Bachelor’s of Commerce degree are eligible to access the fund once a school year.

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Eligible Students

Dollars Reimbursed*

Conference Map

IBC Conference

Sept 10th – 14th

Core Energy Conference

Sept 29th – 30th

Intercollegiate Business Convention

Oct 17th

John Molson Sports Marketing Conference

Nov 5th – 7th

Variety of Queen's Conferences

Queen’s Women In Leadership – Nov 5th – 8th

Queen’s Business Forum on the Fashion Industry – Nov 12th – 15th

Queen’s Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship – Nov 19th – 21st

Queen’s Marketing Association Conference – Jan 7th – 10th 2016

Queen’s Conference on International Business – January 14th – 17th

Queen’s Sports Industry Conference – January 21st – 23rd

Queen’s Conference on the Business Environment Today – TBA

Queen’s Finance Association Conference – TBA

National Strategy Consulting Case Competition and Conference

November 19th – 21st

National Investment Banking Conference

March 30th – 31st

G200 Youth Forum

April 6th – 10th

University of Waterloo Conference

May 13th – 15th 2016

Chasing Sustainability Conference


Canada's Energy and Environmental Politics National Congress


McMaster World Congress

Guelph Finance Conference


UBC Imprint


Ted Rogers Management Conference


National Business and Technology Conference


Alberta Student Energy Conference


Commerce and Engineering Environmental Conference


APEX Conference


Marketing Association of Columbia Conference

Want to go elsewhere?

No problem! Send in your application by the first day of the month prior to the conference date.

How to Apply

1. Complete the Google Form

Follow the link to the google form below and complete fully. Submit this form no later than the first day of the month before your conference. (Ex. if your conference is on November 15th, the submission deadline is October 1st)

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2. Wait For Your Email

Your application will be reviewed and you will be contacted by Sean Townley shortly after your submission deadline has passed regardless of your applications success.

3. Reimbursement Form

If your application is successful, please download this reimbursement form and familiarize yourself with what expenses need to be tracked. This form, plus all expendable receipts from your conference, must be handed into the BSA office within 10 days of the end of your conference. Ensure your name is present on each receipt.

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