Zeyad Aboudheir

Zeyad Aboudheir

Summer Student

Contact Information

zaboudheir@osler.com

tel: 403.355.7464

Office

Calgary

Education

University of Saskatchewan, J.D. (expected 2023)

Campion College at the University of Regina, B.A. (2020)

Language(s)

English, Arabic

Zeyad is entering the third and final year of his J.D. at the University of Saskatchewan. At law school, Zeyad worked as a research assistant for professors Dwight Newman, Canadian Research Chair in Indigenous Rights in Constitutional Law, and Sarah Buhler, Supervising Lawyer at Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City. Zeyad also spent the 2021 summer as a student at a large, Western Canadian law firm. He is currently Vice President of Operations for the University of Saskatchewan’s Law and Technology club.

Prior to law school, Zeyad completed his B.A. in Economics and minor in Philosophy (with Distinction) from Campion College at the University of Regina. During that time, he took on the role of portfolio manager for fixed income and REITs at the University of Regina’s student-led endowment fund, which managed $1.7 million. He also interned as a Ministerial Assistant in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, supporting Cabinet members including the Ministers of Health, Energy and Resources, and Deputy Premier of the Government of Saskatchewan. Zeyad was also a competitive lightweight rower.

  • Dr. Alex Kelly Undergraduate Economics Essay Prize (2020)
  • University of Regina’s Dean’s Honours List (2020)
  • Regina Rowing Club’s Volunteer Coach of the Year (2019)
  • Campion College’s Archbishop's Senior Scholarship (2018)

  • Communications Committee Member, Islamic Association of Saskatchewan (2021 – Present)
  • Alumnus Advisor, University of Regina Investing Portfolio Management (2020 – 2021)
  • President, University of Regina Rowing Club (2018 – 2019)
  • Campaign Volunteer, Saskatchewan Party (2018 – 2019)
  • Executive Committee Member (Site Lead), Canadian Cancer Society’s CIBC Run for the Cure (2018)
  • Event Coordinator, TED Conferences (2017 – 2018)
  • Chairperson of the Youth and Sports Committee, Islamic Association of Saskatchewan (2017 – 2018)
  • Event Coordinator, Enactus at the Hill School of Business (2016)