Events and community stories

The University of Waterloo boasts a rich and diverse range of cultures, experiences and backgrounds. Below you’ll find articles recognizing the excellence of Waterloo’s BIPOC members, as well as events that foster understanding on race, ethnicity, and awareness.

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Confronting Anti-Black Racism e-Learning Course

The Equity Office is excited to launch an e-learning course called Confronting Anti-Black Racism based on Dr. Christopher Taylor’s Arts130 course. This course is now available to all Waterloo students, faculty and staff and is an opportunity for (un)learning and gaining tools to better take anti-racist action in our own lives, at work, home and in our communities.


Indigenous Speakers Series presents Logan MacDonald

April 8 | 12:00 p.m.

The Indigenous Speakers Series second online event this term features Logan MacDonald, professor in the Department of Fine Arts and Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Art.

Celebrating community stories


Watch alumnus Michael Robson talk about the Collective Movement award that supports students who volunteer in African, Caribbean and Black communities

Watch Dr. Christopher Taylor and Alliance co-founder Darrell Adams in one of a series of spotlights featuring Black students and student-athletes.