Who We Are

Who We Are

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The Undergraduate Business Society (or UBS, for short) is the Schulich student government and acts as the voice for the undergraduate student community. The UBS provides a variety of services for students to maximize their Schulich experience. This includes overseeing Schulich’s student clubs, hosting Frosh Week, and inviting students to a range of social events that allow you to mix business with pleasure.

Fig1. – showing 16 of the 17 UBS members

President, Houman Tahavori
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Setting the vision for the the following school year, and acting as a liason with administration, clubs, various committees, and the student body!

Vice President of Operations, Olivia Sinopoli
Vice President of Operations, Olivia Sinopoli Planning, organizing, and coordinating Orientation Week for the Class of 2020, as well as Graduation Lunch and Formal for the 2017s.
Planning, organizing, and coordinating Orientation Week for the Class of 2020, as well as Graduation Lunch and Formal for the 2017s.

Vice President of Finance, Alex Peav
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Creating the UBS master budget and ensuring the sustainability of the council’s financials. I will also be helping out many of the events that fall under the UBS portfolio. Financeubs@schulich.yorku.ca

Vice President of Student Life, Bal Singh
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Socials, Multi-Night Talent Show, Frost Week Trip, and various special events for students that go beyond academics.

Vice President of Corporate Relations, Graziella Perricone
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Building, and maintaining good relations with corporate sponsors throughout the duration of the summer and academic year.

Vice President of External Communications, Daniel Paniccia
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Connecting Schulich students to the outside world. I will be working with my committee to find various events for our students to attend, as well as plan the annual Alumni Conference (ERAS).

Vice President of Internal Communications, Carolina Pimentel Lucas
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Organizing and creating an appropriate platform for the Schulich Textbook Exchange, Schulich Course Exchange, planning and creating the yearbook, creating and monitoring the Schumon page, and working alongside the rest of the committee members, VPs and myself to create mental health initiatives for the Schulich student body.

Vice President of BBA AcademicsSaman Ali
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Organizing Schulich case competitions such as Rise and Spark, spearheading a new mentorship program, sitting on several academic committees, and providing students with academic related resources during the year.

Vice President of iBBA Academics, Tina (Fotini) Boutis
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Organizing Schulich case competitions such as Rise and Spark, continuing the iBBA mentorship program, sitting on several academic committees, and providing students with academic related resources during the year.

Vice President of Athletics, John Abraham
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Planning and organizing athletic events during the school year. Additionally, managing intramural teams from Schulich to compete at York Intramurals.

Vice President of Information Technology, Ben Gahtan
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Releasing routine newsletters, revamping the school website(s), ordering schulich-branded business cards, and a number of photography and videography initiatives with the help of my talented committee.

Second Year BBA Representative, Shanu Sablok
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Easing the transition of the incoming class, representing the needs of second year students to the administration, organizing Options in Business and numerous other specialization based workshops.

Second Year iBBA Representative, Albina Mamonkina
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Easing the transition to 1st and 2nd year by creating a handbook, providing resources and opportunities for success and personal growth, organizing the Options in Business Conference and various workshops.

International Representative, Balmit Kaur
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Easing the transition for international students by planning various social events and workshops, as well as implementing programs to better aid students in getting involved with all aspects of Schulich.

First Year Representative (BBA), Mahesh Pokhriyal

Helping the BBA class of 2020 get involved in UBS-planned social events, workshops, and programs that make up an integral part of the Schulich experience. 

First Year Representative (iBBA), Shenning Wang

Helping the iBBA class of 2020 get involved in UBS-planned social events, workshops, and programs that make up an integral part of the Schulich experience.