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.


Student taking respiratory test

Health Innovation Series - Vancouver

Join us at the prestigious Vancouver Club as we bring together Waterloo researchers who are making breakthrough discoveries to improve a patient's quality of life.  As research expands and technology advances, medical devices are being developed and prepared for market.  At the University of Waterloo, students and researchers are working on technologies that can improve outcomes for patients and propel the medical industry forward.

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

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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