You are here

Posts for the Topic get involved

Volunteering at Family Welcome

welcome home t-shirt

On September 4th and 5th alumni, faculty and staff joined the housing and residence teams at the Family Welcome, where they were positioned in different residences to greet family and friends of our newest Warriors. Karen Carter (BA ’05) shares her experience as an alumni volunteer.

Life at The End of Your Comfort Zone

Picture of Priscilla.

You might hate to admit it, but there is something strangely comfortable about being a student. Practice questions, midterms and papers are your life, whether or not you choose them to be. Options are few when it seems your entire life is running on a forty percent midterm. Discounted groceries on Tuesdays, simply flashing your id to get on a bus, fee-free bank accounts. Oh the pleasures!

Students Build Bridges to Innovate, Educate, and Inspire

In fall 2013, a group of University of Waterloo students came together to establish Bridges to Prosperity’s first Canadian university chapter. Bridges to Prosperity is a not-for-profit organization with a vision to improve the lives of impoverished communities around the world by eliminating rural isolation.

Learning Something New Everyday

In 2010, when I decided to move from Iran to Canada my goal was to graduate with a professional degree from one of the best Canadian universities, and that is why I chose Waterloo!

Priceless Experiences with Valuable Lessons

Be a part of research, not the scary kind!

Research? Like a guinea pig?  All my associations with being a part of research beforehand were lab rats and potential risk for developing a third eye, but I assure you that is not the case. 

Blog topics

  1. 2017 (41)
    1. October (2)
    2. September (5)
    3. August (4)
    4. July (4)
    5. June (5)
    6. May (4)
    7. April (4)
    8. March (5)
    9. February (4)
    10. January (4)
  2. 2016 (50)
    1. December (2)
    2. November (5)
    3. October (4)
    4. September (5)
    5. August (4)
    6. July (4)
    7. June (5)
    8. May (4)
    9. April (5)
    10. March (4)
    11. February (4)
    12. January (4)
  3. 2015 (54)
    1. December (3)
    2. November (4)
    3. October (4)
    4. September (5)
    5. August (4)
    6. July (5)
    7. June (4)
    8. May (4)
    9. April (5)
    10. March (4)
    11. February (7)
    12. January (5)
  4. 2014 (50)
    1. December (3)
    2. November (5)
    3. October (5)
    4. September (4)
    5. August (5)
    6. July (4)
    7. June (4)
    8. May (5)
    9. April (4)
    10. March (3)
    11. February (3)
    12. January (5)
  5. 2013 (40)
    1. December (3)
    2. November (5)
    3. October (4)
    4. September (4)
    5. August (5)
    6. July (4)
    7. June (4)
    8. May (4)
    9. April (2)
    10. March (2)
    11. February (2)
    12. January (1)
  6. 2012 (9)