Future students

New study finds that 13 per cent of students in the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment carried out work related to the sustainable development goals (SDGs). Waterloo created a pilot program to help increase both co-op student and employer awareness of SDGs.

University of Waterloo President Vivek Goel addresses the impact of COVID-19 on student university experience, mental health and financial situation. As the provincial government considers their next steps, Goel insists that university students and their on-campus experiences are priority.

Artificial intelligence studio, AltaML, announces collaboration with Microsoft Canada and the University of Waterloo. Betakit.com explains that AltaML and Microsoft Canada are leading the artificial intelligence stream of Waterloo Experience (WE) Accelerate.

TVO Today article addresses the future of remote work. Judene Pretti, director of business services for Co-operative and Experiential Education at Waterloo, discusses co-op student surveys regarding remote work.

Recipients of the third annual Employer Impact Awards have provided students with work-integrated learning opportunities that better prepare them for the future workforce.