8 Examples of UFV India Alumni who are Succeeding in Canada

8 Alumni who are Succeeding in Canada 

Here’s a peek into the lives of some of our top alumni who are doing exceedingly well in the Canadian corporate world.

You’ve read lessons one and two.

You’re prepared to start your classes.

But what about once you graduate from UFV?

Our alumni are hard at work across industries as managers, advisors, accountants, other professional positions, and even as business owners!

Here’s a peek into the lives of some alumni who are doing exceedingly well in the Canadian corporate world. Use their success as inspiration to start strong at the beginning of your journey at Fraser Valley India:


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Avneet Riar, BBA

UFV Bachelor of Business Administration, 2013

Manning Elliott Accountants and Business Advisors (Articling)

How she did it: While studying, Avneet was the International Student Leader at the UFV International Student Association. She was also a fundraising assistant at the Canadian Cancer Society and Assistant Event Coordinator at the Terry Fox Foundation. After graduating from UFV, she went on to join Brar Natural Mills as the Bookkeeper where she worked for 4 years alongside her work there, she took her education further with the University of the British Columbia in Accounting. She is currently working with Manning Elliott accountants and Business Advisors in articling in Vancouver. She is also a community volunteer at the UBC Tax Assistance Clinic for Students (TACS)

Gaurav Khullar, BBA

UFV Bachelor of Business Administration, 2015

Junior Project Accountant, SM Management Group Inc.

How he did it: Gaurav is currently residing in Richmond, British Columbia and working with FSM Management Group Inc. as the Junior Project Accountant. He is also in the process of earning a CPA designation. His previous work experience includes working as an Accounts Payable Coordinator with Fairmont Chateau Whistler. While studying in India, he interned with Spice Digital as the Purchase Assistant. After transferring to Canada, he not only did a co-op term as the Accounting Associate (Co-op) with Fairmont Chateau Whistler, but was also the Vice President of the Finance Students of the Fraser Valley Business Club.

Varrtika Bhatia, BBA

UFV Bachelor of Business Administration, 2015

Assistant Manager, Enterprise

How she did it: Varrtika did all the right things to get a great job in Canada. While in Chandigarh, she worked as a Media Advocacy Intern at Mindspan Brand Communications. Then she gained valuable customer service experience as an Associate at Costco while completing her degree in Canada. All of this proved to top employers that she was ready for big responsibility. After graduating, Varrtika was able to enter the management trainee program of Enterprise — an international rental car company. Now she is the Assistant Manager in one of their Vancouver branches. 

MilanPreet Grewal, BBA

UFV Bachelor of Business Administration, 2015

Accountant, Hollywood North

How she did it: Milan currently works in the thriving film industry in Vancouver as an accountant for popular movies and TV series. She has previously worked as a Finance Officer during her studies at the UFV Student Union Society in Abbotsford, as an Advocacy intern at the Consulate General of Canada in Chandigarh, and also a Business Analyst at One BCG in Chandigarh. While studying at UFV, she was a total all-rounder. In addition to being on the Dean’s lists of academic achievers, she was also a part of the Business Administration Student Association, Debate Team, and Student Union Society. For the last three years, she has worked with various production offices like Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, commonly known as MGM and ABC studios as the 1st Assistant Accountant, specializing in accounts payables, receivables, and hot cost reporting.

Amrit Cheema, BBA

UFV Bachelor of Business Administration, 2012

Business Owner, Tempo

How he did it: After gaining significant relevant work experience working as an Operations manager at RNA Holdings Ltd at Surrey, British Columbia, Canada and with Operations and Logistics at Mountain Eagles, Amrit followed the entrepreneur dream and started his own business. 

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