Events and awards

Alumni events

Join us at alumni events hosted in different areas of the world. From celebrations to panel discussions to networking events, there are many opportunities to connect. We look forward to catching up with you.


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Health Innovation Series - Waterloo

You’re invited to discover amazing innovations in the exciting fields of genetics, gene sequencing, epigenics and aging. Learn how the University of Waterloo and its alumni improve our lives at the final event in our Health Innovations series.

Game changers

Game Changers Event Series

Lightning talks by local grads of the last decade (GOLDs) will showcase the career paths, passion projects and side hustles that helped them disrupt industries, pursue their passions, develop their skill sets and build their networks.

Awards and medals

Awards and medals

We recognize the amazing contributions of our alumni to the University and the world, through their research and their effort for the betterment of all humankind.


Annual events


Alumni Weekend 2019

Alumni Weekend

Thanks for a great event!

Save the date for Alumni Weekend 2020 and beyond.

We honour all alumni celebrating a milestone anniversary — 5-55 years — or a class reunion.

At this event:

  • 25, 50 & 55-year Anniversary Lunch
  • Faculty programming
  • Networking

Alumni Black and Gold Day

2019 Alumni Black & Gold Day

Thanks for attending! Be sure to join us next year: September 26, 2020.

Grab your Warrior wear and come back to campus on September 26, 2020, as we celebrate our Warrior pride!

At this event:

  • Fun Run
  • Panel discussion
  • Alumni VIP Tent
  • Warriors football game

Fun Run 2019

2019 Fun Run

Thanks for attending! Be sure to race next year: September 26, 2020.

We invite alumni and all community members to participate in our annual Fun Run on September 26, 2020. This event is for all ages and ability levels. Costumes are encouraged!

At this event:

  • 2.5 km or 5 km run
  • Costume contest

Past event series