Overview of Benefits

York University Student Investment Fund (YUSIF) was initiated with the goal of educating students and outperforming the market. YUSIF is a fund managed by managed by two Chief Investment Strategists (Harsh Ojah, BBA’19; Shaan Patel, BBA ’19) and a Portfolio Manager (James Jung, BBA’19) as well as a team of skilled equity analysts and supported by alumni and friends. Students will apply course theory and learn to manage the real-life risks and rewards of asset management.

Real money and real risk equals real learning.

  • Students have an opportunity to apply their education to manage real capital.

Educational benefits that are invaluable during recruitment.

  • YUSIF analysts host a variety of workshops and events throughout the school year meant to educate the broader student body on a variety of financial concepts that are valuable during the recruitment process.

Directly supports students financially

  • In the long-term, investment returns will be redistributed to students in the form of scholarships and financial aid.

Endless opportunities for learning and personal development

  • Students will benefit by working with diverse teams, and networking with YUSIF’s alumni.

Real money and real risk equals real learning.

  • Students have an opportunity to apply their education to manage real capital.

Educational benefits that are invaluable during recruitment.

  • YUSIF analysts host a variety of workshops and events throughout the school year meant to educate the broader student body on a variety of financial concepts that are valuable during the recruitment process.

Directly supports students financially

  • In the long-term, investment returns will be redistributed to students in the form of scholarships and financial aid.

Endless opportunities for learning and personal development

  • Students will benefit by working with diverse teams, and networking with YUSIF’s alumni.

Mentoring and training tomorrow’s analysts

  • YUSIF analysts will gain experience that prepares them for a smooth transition into careers in the investment industry.

Get a head start on recruiting for the best and brightest

  • Engaging YUSIF as an advisor will put employers directly in touch with talented and driven students.

Sharing your firm’s values

  • Various industry have the opportunity to volunteer as guest speakers, passing on valuable knowledge and promoting the values of their firm.

Prepares students for careers in the investment industry and as business leaders around the world

  • Engagement as advisors will put employers in touch with talented students, helping them learn the career skills they need.

Our analyst team is second to none and is prepared to meet our goal.

Our analysts were rigorously selected from a wide pool of applicants, and have shown their worth through their investment theses that have yielded positive alpha returns vis-a-vis our benchmark index. Our culture is one that stresses learning for the sake of learning, continual improvement, constructive criticism, and questioning everything. Our team members have responded well to the challenge of meeting our shared high expectations, and our positive performance is evidence of this.