What are the student clubs that Acsenda offers?
Acsenda offers a wide range of options when it comes to student clubs and organizations.
A student club is an organization that is led and managed exclusively by students that have various goals and objectives for the club. Students create clubs for all kinds of different reasons: to network with peers, garner leadership skills, promote shared interests, and expand knowledge in the space.
What are the student clubs that Acsenda offers?
Each club has a coordinator, which is often a professor, dean or head of a concentration department. Acsenda’s clubs include:
The Human Resources Club is a club focused on articulating the principles of HRM, identifying the balancing of people and business.
Although a central purpose of the HR Club is to help students better understand the processes and requirements to become a Charted Professional for Human Resources (CPHR), the HR Club also informs students about relevant workshops, events, expos, competitions that take place in Vancouver.
The Marketing Club prioritizes the development of skills that are useful beyond the classroom. Members have access to exclusive marketing-based news and information, unique events, and the opportunity to participate in a practicum opportunities exclusively for marketing members.
The Club also supports and inspires students to pursue their passions, helping them acquire substantial experience in the marketing world prior to entering the global job market.
The purpose of the Accounting Club is to support members looking to improve their practical accounting skills and expand their networks. The club focuses on providing information that will help members in understanding the processes and requirements required to become Charted Professional Accountant (CPA).
The club offers accounting-specific speaker sessions, workshops and networking opportunities for club members.
The purpose of the International Business Management (IBM) Club is to help students bridge the gap between academics and future job responsibilities. The club helps its members understand the procedures and requirements to achieve the designation: Certified International Trade Professional (CITP).
The IBM club creates opportunities for its members to expand their understanding of the global business environment by exposing students to guest speakers, events with information about the Canadian and international business world, and networking activities.
The Hospitality Club focuses on helping members learn more about different career paths in the hospitality industry. The goal of the club is to share resources and insights from industry leaders, to help fill the gaps between students and future industry needs.
The Performing and Visual Arts Club serves as a venue through which talents of Acsenda students are channeled. This club focuses on enhancing students’ self-confidence and self-esteem by providing opportunities to pursue passions through various forms of art. Members represent their work in the form of photography, graphics, paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, crafts, videos, and more.
Job Search Club
The purpose of the Job Search club is to facilitate the personal and professional growth of Acsenda students by discovering their potential, promoting experiential learning and building connections with industry professionals. In this club, students can have access to resources such as job search strategies, interview training, networking events with professionals from various industries.
If interested in joining the job search club please fill out the application form that is linked here.
The purpose of the gaming club is to provide a space for videogame-loving students where they can socialize, have fun with others and meet new people. Members can provide a game they want to play and look for other members that are into the game so they can connect and enjoy time together.
If you want to join the Gaming Club, check out their discord channel.
Why are student clubs important?
Student clubs can help you develop many skills and create connections with people who may have similar interests. But there are many more benefits that they can offer.
1. Learning new skills
Clubs give you the opportunity to learn new things that you might not learn from the usual classes, it helps you to get better time management, be more independent and outgoing, and feel more comfortable in an environment that is mostly just for students.
2. Get a better-looking resume
If you are into all the things that can make your resume look more appealing for employers, then a student club is a great way to get started. All the knowledge, fun and connections that you get out of the club, will absolutely improve your post-graduation career prospects.
3. Networking opportunities
Connecting with peers and other members is great, but clubs also allow you to connect with guest speakers, artists, presenters, etc., and obtain those harder-to-acquire connections for your professional career.
4. Improve self-confidence
Sometimes students can feel overwhelmed or shy within the class environment due to the number of students, the teacher or just because the person is not that extroverted. Well, a club is composed of many students that are there to support members and help them carry out any issue or concern. Clubs might be a better way to raise your voice and share your opinions with everyone else without any fear.
Remember that you need to be an Acsenda student in order to join any club. If you are interested in any of the clubs, please contact Student_Services@Acsenda.com and they will connect you with the leader.