Awards and medals

We recognize the amazing contributions of our alumni to the University and the world, through their research and their efforts for the betterment of humanity.

Alumni Awards

Waterloo alumni are making significant contributions to their industries, local communities and the world at large. The Alumni Awards recognize exceptional individuals and their efforts to build a better world.

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Alumni Gold Medals

Graduates are bestowed a twenty-four carat gold medal embossed with the University’s official seal as a symbol of our academic heritage. Each medal is also personalized with the recipient’s name and faculty.

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Anniversary Alumni Awards

The University of Waterloo Alumni Council selects outstanding alumni to be recognized for their commitment to the University of Waterloo.