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Ramz Aziz

Ramz Aziz

Summer Law Student


Contact Information

raziz@osler.com

tel: 416.646.3395

Office

Toronto

Education
  • University of Toronto, J.D./M.B.A. (2019)
  • Dalhousie University, B.Sc.(First Class Honours) (2013)
Language(s)
English, Urdu

Ramz is entering the last year of the J.D./M.B.A. program at the University of Toronto. Prior to law school, he earned a B.Sc. in Neuroscience from Dalhousie University, where he served as Student Union President.

An energetic leader in both the law and business school communities, Ramz currently serves as Vice-President of the South Asian Business Association and as Treasurer of the Student's Law Society. He works closely with the administration of both faculties on diversity and inclusivity issues regarding South Asian and Muslim-identified students. During school, Ramz also works as a Research Assistant for the Global Professional LLM program at the Faculty of Law. 

Ramz's community work centers around poverty alleviation and food security advocacy. He currently serves as an executive member of Project Ramadan, building food baskets for 2000 low-income families across Ontario. He also recently completed a Muslim Youth Political Fellowship, serving as a Councillor's Aide in the Office of the Deputy Mayor.

  • Awarded Faculty of Law Dean’s Leadership Award (2017)                       
  • Finalist, Bain & Company Written Case Challenge (2017)
  • Torkin Maines Cohen Arbus LLP Academic Excellence Award (2017)
  • Awarded Rotman Entrance Scholarship (2016)
  • Student Spirit of the Year Award (2014)
  • Dalhousie Board of Governors Award (2013)
  • Dalhousie Gold ‘D’ Award (2013)
  • Residence Life Leader Award (2012)
  • Faculty of Science Leadership Award (2012)

  • Chair of Poverty Sub-Commission at University of Toronto Students' Union (2016-2017)
  • Board Assistant at Canadian Muslim Lawyers' Association (2015-2017)
  • Project Ramadan , Toronto, ON Executive – Marketing (2015 – Present)
  • Co- Chair, South Asian Law Students’ Association
  • VP Finance, South Asian Business Association
  • Senior Editor, University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review
  • Treasurer, Students’ Law Society (2016-Present)
  • Peer Mentor
  • Workshop Presenter
  • International Human Rights Program - Housing and Migrant Worker Rights (2015)
  • Founded $1500 annual Science scholarship at Dalhousie recognizing leadership and  extracurricular achievement

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Toronto Lawyers' Association
  • Canadian College of Health Leaders
  • Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • India Innovation Institute

Events

  • ‘Universities Go Global’, 2015, Business Voice , Halifax Chamber of Commerce
  • Certified Associate in Project Management, Project Management Institute (2015)
  • Entrepreneurial Skills Certificate, Rowe School of Management, Dalhousie University (2014)
  • Prosci Change Management Professional (2014)

Speaking Engagements

  • Presenter, Global Citizenship Conference (2018)
  • Presenter, East Coast Student Leadership Conference (2015)
  • Keynote, Dalhousie Impact Awards (2015)
  • Induction Speech, Dalhousie University (2014)
  • Presenter, Link 2.0 (2014)