Virtual Grad Celebration: November 2020

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The MFI team were delighted to send their heartfelt congratulations and appreciation “virtually” to all the recent 2020 MFI Graduates, along with some of their families who could join the Zoom session worldwide.

This cohort have shown their determination and dedication in adapting and excelling in not only what is an exceptionally rigorous graduate program in normal times, but did so in this extraordinary and challenging year.

This was also an ideal opportunity to announce the well-deserved 2020 MFI Award recipients. Congratulations!

MFI Business Acumen Award


Awarded to the MFI student with the best overall performance in internship, presentations and discussion throughout the year.

MFI Academic Achievement Award


Awarded to the MFI student with the best overall performance in coursework throughout the year.

MFI Ambassador Award


Awarded to the MFI student who best embodies the values and qualities of the MFI Program, and who fellow students see as their best representative.

Welcome to the Class of 2020 who joined the MFI Family of Alumni on November 21st 2020!

The MFI Class of 2020 convocated on Saturday, November 21. Watch the University of Toronto’s Fall Convocation 2020 and Virtual Ceremony here:

Special congratulations to the MFI Class of 2020 who graduate in the 5th year of the MFI program! An exceptional achievement given how this year has unfolded and our MFI Graduates have risen to the challenge amazingly! We are extremely proud of each and every one of our 25 graduates on your accomplishment and welcome you to the growing number of MFI Alumni!

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Student Resume Book: 2020-21

Check out the new student resume book below!

If you are interested in learning more about any of top notch MFI Candidates for a summer internship and beyond, please reach out to us at the MFI Office at

MFI Virtual Information Sessions

The MFI @ Play: Fall 2020

Sadly due to Covid19 students have not been able to gather together in the classroom this year however this hasn’t stopped those MFI students located in the Toronto area who have found ways to safely bond over badminton, tree-topping & hiking!

Their first Virtual Halloween Party is coming up…

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Looking for the leading edge in finance and insurance? Find out more about the MFI Program!

Register for one of our 2020 virtual information sessions here!

Professional Masters Finance Panel

Interested in pursuing a pre-experience master’s degree from one of the University of Toronto’s specialized programs in finance?

Join us for this panel with four academic directors to compare and contrast your options for a pre-experience finance masters at the University of Toronto.

The following limited enrolment masters programs will be featured:

  • Master of Financial Risk Management (MFRM)
  • Master of Financial Economics (MFE)
  • Master of Mathematical Finance (MMF)
  • Master of Financial Insurance (MFI)

Register here!

Welcome to our 2020-2021 Cohort!

August 31st, 2020 marked the first day for the 28 students joining the class of 2021 cohort! We kicked off the new academic year with a week of events and boot camp type sessions to prepare the students to hit the ground running, as well as “virtually” attending the final presentations from our graduating 2020 class!

As with the majority of higher education programs and courses worldwide we are starting the program in an online format and the students, instructors, TA’s, and partners to the MFI Program are rising to the challenge amazingly!

Over the coming weeks we will be introducing lots of new elements and exciting initiatives to the program. More details coming soon…

Scotiabank – Trade Floor Risk Management Session

ANÉA – ASNA Convention 2020

For the past three decades, ANÉA – ASNA Annual Convention has been a platform for networking and knowledge for the actuarial community of academics, professionals and industry leaders. Twelve of our MFI students attended the 2020 Convention in Niagara Falls and had the opportunity to meet and network with insurance companies through the Career Fair and numerous seminar sessions.

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MFI students seated in the audience for a seminar