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.


Alumni awards

Alumni Awards

Across Canada and around the world, Waterloo alumni are making significant contributions to their University, their professions and their communities. The Alumni Awards recognize these individuals and their efforts to build a better world.

Alumni gold medals

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.


Anniversary 60 winners

Anniversary Alumni Awards

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