In Alberta, accounting graduates who bundle could save up to $806

Receive an exclusive discount* for being an accounting graduate in Alberta. Save time by getting your home and auto insurance online.

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Canadians rely on Sonnet to protect the things that matter most. Similarly, people trust accounting graduates with their confidential financial information. As someone who crunches numbers, you’ll appreciate saving on insurance without compromising on quality.

All graduates and students of an accredited Canadian university accounting program (or who obtained any degree from an accredited Canadian university and then continued on to post graduate accounting studies) can take advantage of our exclusive Accounting Graduates discount*. Quote, review and purchase online – in just five minutes, it’s that simple.

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Insurance for all Albertans

Whether you need home insurance as a resident of Peace River or if you require auto insurance for your commute from Calgary to Canmore, Sonnet has you covered. Alberta-wide, we have options with exclusive savings for accounting graduates.

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Get complete auto coverage you can count on. We offer added coverage like accident benefits, ticket forgiveness, roadside assistance, vehicle replacement and more.

Home insurance

Your house, and everything in it is covered. Even our most basic package includes replacement cost. Plus, benefit from first claim forgiveness and add optional coverages to make sure you’re protected.

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Insurance built just for condo owners, without the confusing limits. You’re covered for the basics – like liability and your personal belongings – and then some, with condo special coverage and more.

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Get coverage that’s tailored for renters. Count on full coverage for liability and your personal belongings. We’ll even cover extra expenses and unit improvements in the event of a claim.

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Protect your investment with coverage built just for landlords. Get coverage for liability and replacement cost for your property and belongings. Plus, fair rental value to protect your income in the event of a claim.

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Focus on your pet’s health and happiness rather than the burden of vet bills. Sonnet Pet Insurance offers insurance for wellness, accidents and illnesses, dental coverage and more. Relax knowing your best friend is covered.

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Still have questions about group discount?
Which universities qualify for the Accounting Graduates discount*?

Sonnet offers the Accounting Graduates discount* to graduates and students of an accredited Canadian university accounting program or who obtained any degree from an accredited Canadian university and then continued on to post graduate accounting studies. We currently do not offer the discount to graduates or students outside of Canada or from Canadian colleges. Check the list below to see if you qualify.

Note that Sonnet is not affiliated or partnered with the following schools.

British Columbia

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
  • Capilano University
  • Emily Carr University of Art + Design
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University
  • Royal Roads University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • The University of British Columbia
  • Thompson Rivers University
  • Trinity Western University
  • University of Northern British Columbia
  • University of the Fraser Valley
  • University of Victoria
  • Vancouver Island University


  • Athabasca University
  • Concordia University of Edmonton
  • MacEwan University
  • Mount Royal University
  • Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
  • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)
  • The King’s University
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Calgary
  • University of Lethbridge


  • University of Regina
  • University of Saskatchewan


  • Brandon University
  • Canadian Mennonite University
  • The University of Winnipeg
  • University of Manitoba


  • Algoma University
  • Brock University
  • Carleton University
  • Lakehead University
  • Laurentian University
  • McMaster University
  • Nipissing University
  • Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCAD)
  • Ontario Tech University (UOIT)
  • Queen’s University
  • Redeemer University College
  • Royal Military College of Canada
  • Ryerson University
  • Trent University
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Windsor
  • Western University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • York University


  • Bishop’s University
  • Concordia University
  • École de technologie supérieure
  • École nationale d’administration publique
  • HEC Montréal
  • Institut national de la recherche scientifique
  • McGill University
  • Polytechnique Montréal
  • Université de Montréal
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
  • Université du Québec à Montréal
  • Université du Québec à Rimouski
  • Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
  • Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue
  • Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • Université Laval
  • Université TELUQ

New Brunswick

  • Mount Allison University
  • Université de Moncton
  • St. Thomas University
  • University of New Brunswick


  • Memorial University of Newfoundland

Nova Scotia

  • Acadia University
  • Cape Breton University
  • Dalhousie University
  • Mount Saint Vincent University
  • Nova Scotia College of Art & Design
  • Saint Mary’s University
  • St. Francis Xavier University
  • Université Sainte-Anne
  • University of King’s College


  • University of Prince Edward Island
Do I need to be a practicing accountant to qualify for the Accounting Graduates discount*?

No, but you or your spouse need to be a graduate or student of an accredited Canadian university accounting program or obtained any degree from an accredited Canadian university and then continued on to post graduate accounting studies.

How do I add the Accounting Graduates discount*?

Adding the Accounting Graduates discount* is easy.

  1. Look for the Canadian University field. Quickly search for the name of your university. We’ll ask you for your graduation/expected graduation year to confirm your eligibility.
  2. Click Continue.
  3. That’s it! Your Accounting Graduates discount will automatically be applied to your quote. If we’re unable to verify your eligibility, then the discount will be removed.

Already have a Sonnet insurance policy? Learn how to add your Group Discount.

Does the discount apply to both my Sonnet home and auto policies?

Depending on your group, some discounts will apply to both your auto and property policies, while others may apply only to one. If you’re a member of multiple groups, you can only apply one discount per policy.

How do I know if my discount has been applied?

During your home or auto quote, start typing and select your group from the dropdown, then enter your group ID. You’ll see a “Discount applied” notification appear throughout the quote flow. We’ll use the information you’ve provided to verify you are a member and automatically apply your discount.

I already have a Sonnet insurance policy. How do I add a group discount?

If you’re already a Sonnet customer, you can easily add your group discount online in a few steps:

  1. Log in to your account.
  2. Select the policy you’d like to add a Group Discount to.
  3. Select Add Group Discount.
  4. In the screen that appears, search for the name of your Group or Association and select it from the suggestions that appear.  We’ll ask for your group ID to confirm your eligibility.
  5. If you are an alumni of a Canadian University, you can also search for the name of the Canadian University you graduated from and select it from the suggestions that appear.  We’ll ask you for your graduation year to confirm your eligibility.
  6. Click Add Group.
  7. Review your policy change and any impact to the price of your policy over the remaining policy term. Click Update Policy.
  8. Your policy has been updated with a Group Discount. Review your updated policy payment schedule for changes to the amount of your payments.

Your group discount will automatically be applied to the selected policy. If we’re unable to verify your eligibility, then the discount will be removed.

If you have multiple policies with Sonnet, repeat the steps above for each policy to add a qualifying group discount.

Average savings of $806 annually is calculated based on current bundled property and auto Sonnet policies nationally (excluding British Columbia) as of January 31, 2021 and includes affinity discount available to eligible accounting graduates in Alberta.

*This discount is only available in certain provinces, including Alberta. The amount of the discount and insurance products to which it applies varies by province.

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