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About Alumni Relations

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Alumni Relations is located in the East Campus 1 (EC1) Building at 175 Columbia Street (campus map).

Quick facts about University of Waterloo alumni

  • More than 195,000 people have graduated from the University of Waterloo since its inception in 1957
  • More than 64,000 of our alumni are GOLDs (Grads of the Last Decade)
  • More than 94,000 alumni receive @uwaterloo, the monthly alumni e-newsletter
  • 21,541 alumni have 2 degrees from Waterloo
  • 1,519 alumni have 3 degrees from Waterloo
  • 86 alumni have 4 degrees from Waterloo
  • There are 10 alumni chapters around the world:
    • Calgary
    • Vancouver
    • New York
    • San Francisco
    • Korea
    • Shanghai
    • Beijing
    • Hong Kong
    • Singapore
    • London

Of those alumni who have kept in touch with us:

  • More than 153,000 live in Canada
  • 35,000+ live in the Kitchener-Waterloo/Cambridge/Guelph/Stratford area
  • 9,300+ live in the United States
  • More than 8,200 live outside of Canada and the U.S.

Top 10 countries outside of Canada and the U.S. where alumni currently reside

  • China (including Hong Kong) 2,793
  • United Kingdom 626
  • Australia 400
  • Germany 345
  • Singapore 290
  • India 245
  • Malaysia 204
  • Trinidad & Tobago 202
  • Republic of Korea 192
  • United Arab Emirates 185

Canadian Alumni

  • Ontario 136,757
  • British Columbia 6,135
  • Alberta 5,015
  • Quebec 1,776
  • Nova Scotia 966
  • Manitoba 878
  • Saskatchewan 732
  • New Brunswick 527
  • Newfoundland and Labrador 316
  • Prince Edward Island 125
  • Yukon and Northwest Territories 198
  • Nunavut 25

If you're one of our "lost alumni" we'd love to hear from you - update your address today!

Numbers above as of August 2017


Are you a new alumnus? If so, visit the New Alumni webpage for information on convocation and other essentials. 

Faculty/university college and department alumni staff

Applied Health Sciences

Karry Kwan, Alumni Advancement Officer, 519-888-4567 ext. 32610  


Arts

Patti Cook, Senior Alumni Officer
519-888-4567 ext. 37705


School of Accounting and Finance

Sheilaah Guthrie, Associate Director of Advancement, SAF
519-888-4567 ext. 38227


Engineering

Gosia Brestovacki, Senior Alumni Officer 519-888-4567 ext. 36838


Environment

Dheana Ramsay, Alumni Officer
519-888-4567 ext. 32492


Mathematics

Mark Womack, Senior Alumni Officer
519-888-4567 ext. 33638


Science

Bonnie Fretz, Alumni Officers 519-888-4567 ext. 35617

Sharon McFarlane, Alumni Officers
519-888-4567 ext. 38983


School of Pharmacy

Mary Stanley, Director of Advancement                    519-888-4567 ext. 21351


Conrad Grebel University College

Fred Martin, Director, Development
519-885-0220 ext. 24381


Renison University College

Caroline Tanswell, Director, Development and Alumni Affairs
519-884-4400 ext. 28605

Brendon Bedford,  Alumni & Development Officer       519-884-4400 ext. 28657


St. Jerome's University

Sue Brubacher, Director, Alumni Development519-884-8111 ext. 28243


St. Paul's University College

Stephen Loo, Alumni Relations Officer 519-885-1460 ext. 25233

Kelly Deeks, (ON LEAVE), Advancement Officer, 519-885-1460 ext. 25218


Athletics & Recreational Services

Kris Cates-Bristol, Senior Development Officer, 519-888-4567 ext 30355