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Life At Rotman

The classroom and beyond

When it comes to what makes the Rotman School such a terrific place to study, rankings and academic excellence are only part of the story. Life at Rotman is defined by the dynamism and creativity of the students, faculty and staff that call the School home.

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Student Clubs

The range and diversity of student clubs available to Rotman students is remarkable. Whether your goal is to grow your network, build your skills, or just enjoy a good time with your classmates, we have a club for you.

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Student and Alumni Stories

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.

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Diversity at Rotman

A commitment to diversity is core to the Rotman experience. Owing to our impressive scale and downtown Toronto location, the School attracts people from a wide range of countries and backgrounds, and our shared aim is to provide a study and working environment that is safe, welcoming, open, inclusive and respectful to all.

Social Impact and Innovation in the Student Experience

The Rotman School experience is an invitation to explore your personal and professional potential - and work toward a more inclusive, more sustainable world.

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Case Competitions

Rotman students both participate in international case competitions as well as organize their own. The Rotman International Trading Competition and the Rotman Design Challenge are the two largest the school undertakes. Competitions deepen the school experience and test knowledge in real-time.

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Student Blogs

Ever wonder what it's really like to be a Rotman MBA student? Check out these current student blogs for the inside scoop. From interview preparation to cramming for exams to blowing off steam with fellow students, get an early glimpse of the transformational experience that awaits you in the Rotman MBA program.

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Rotman Onboard Fellowship Program

Rotman Onboard matches talented upper-year MBA candidates with non-profit boards and charities for eight-month fellowships. OnBoard fellows work closely with a board mentor to complete a strategic governance project based on the organization’s needs.

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The Rotman CityLab Fellowship Program

CityLab offers a unique, hands-on learning experience – and the opportunity to tackle a real-world urban challenge. Over eight months, students partner with local organizations to stimulate social and economic activity at the neighbourhood level.

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Stay Connected

After you graduate, you join a group of nearly 14,000 other professionals in more than 80 countries, and become part of what is quickly becoming the largest alumni network among Canadian business schools. As a member of this community we’ll provide you with opportunities to stay connected to your classmates and the school, learn the knowledge you need to get ahead, and succeed in each stage of your career.

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International Study Opportunities

International study tours are designed to help MBA students understand the opportunities and risks associated with the emergence of important markets in the world economy. They are one of a range of opportunities that help our students to gain international experience while at Rotman.

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The Rotman School is in downtown Toronto, Canada’s financial, commercial and cultural capital, consistently ranked one of the best cities in the world in which to live. Our students are trained just blocks from Bay Street (Canada’s business centre), and the School takes full advantage of its location: a variety of academic and research partnerships exist between Rotman and the corporate world.

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University of Toronto

Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is recognized worldwide as Canada’s top research university, a reputation that will add value for students who aspire to careers with global dimensions. As a Rotman student, you are welcome everywhere on the beautiful and historic U of T campus. Explore the first-class athletic facilities, the fourth-largest research library in North America, and a range of dining choices.

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