Friday, August 19, 2022

Maria Stakheiko, 4th year AE student, chosen for the OBEC’s Undergraduate Scholarship Award

Maria Stakheiko holding the Ontario Building Envelope Council Award plaque

Maria Stakheiko, 4th year Architectural Engineering student, was chosen for the Ontario Building Envelope Council’s Undergraduate Scholarship Award.
Maria, who had reference/faculty sponsorship from Dr. John Straube (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School of Architecture), receieved a scholarship that includes a year membership to OBEC and a mentor for the year, along with a monetary prize.

Maria's announcment on LinkedIn:

"Earlier this summer I was honoured and humbled to have been chosen for the Ontario Building Envelope Council’s Undergraduate Scholarship Award. Thank you Ontario Building Envelope Council for your generosity, and I am very excited for all of the opportunities and mentorship that this award provides!"

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Student team wins top prize at real estate conference

team of four students

During Jan. 28-29, a team composed of four undergraduate students from the Faculty of Engineering, Planning, and Accounting & Financial Management Students at the University of Waterloo competed in the 8th edition of the Annual Ryerson Real Estate Case Competition “Expand Your Empire (EYE)” where they won both the First Place Grand Prize and the Most Feasible Design for a total cash prize of $11,500.

Monday, October 4, 2021

AE student starts backyard design business

Student sitting in front of a backyard bar

Charlie Frise, a third-year Architectural Engineering student at UWaterloo, has not let the pandemic slow him down. Rather, he has used the changing work culture to springboard his new venture of creating customisable office space in your backyard. Combining his passion for building with a keen sense of entrepreneurship, Frise kickstarted Frise Design and Build and got busy designing and creating tiny builds.