Easter break upon us, we can finally slow down after a 3 months study marathon, and take a moment to appreciate the Student Association’s efforts to keep everyone joyous and motivated, as well as to reflect on the events of the year.
On the 23rd of January, Deloitte Financial Advisory director, Valters Tucs, introduced us to the latest trends in Transaction Services & Due Diligence, as well as Merger & Acquisition activity in the Baltics. This talk provided insight into important activity that has taken place in 2017, such as the highest value deal in the consumer sector, which amounted to approximately 211 million euros.
The newly elected Sports Committee organised their first event, which brought together students across all years to compete in a hockey match. All participants showed exceptional skills and perseverance on ice, keeping their energy up with a cheeky Isostar drink in the breaks. The competitive spirit was encouraged by the incentive of a prize from Hokejam.lv which went to the winning team.
The Charity Club proved once again that you’ll always be somebody’s type, with their annual Blood Donation Day on the 14th of February. This honourable event gathered a record number of donators, whose altruism was rewarded with goodies from Birzī, Liepkalni, Coca-Cola HBC Latvija and RicBerry.
After a long day at the Days of Opportunities Careers Fair, students gathered in the lobby for the Dancing in the Dark Valentine’s Party. Filled with neon lights and fantastic decorations made by the Events Committee, it provided the perfect setup for a relaxing night of fun.
The night included activities such as speeding dating, with freebies from One Touch and a prize for the winning couple from Coyote Fly.There was plenty of opportunity to capture this memorable night with friends in the photo booth provided by Jägermeister. Partying into the early hours of the morning, the energy levels were kept high thanks to Redbull and good music from DJ Alex-O. As always, a massive thanks to Deloitte and McCANN for supporting the flourishing student life of SSER.
Rumour has it that this year’s CofFE (Committee of Financial Economics) excelled in providing support to all course takers. The long hours of lectures and seminars were alleviated by a good breakfast of cereal provided by Milzu, Cannelle’s pastries and Graudu Speks crispies, followed by Knorr hot meals for lunch. To keep hydrated, students had easy access to multiple Zakumuiza water dispensers as well as moral-raising Lipton tea.