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

Carefully crafted on campus in state-of-the-art labs, each uniquely dated and numbered medal is created out of nickel super alloy using a 3D printer and coated in 24-carat gold. The result is a tribute to Waterloo’s most accomplished graduates.


Anniversary 60 winners

Anniversary Alumni Awards

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