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Aviation at the University of Waterloo is relatively new, yet we have quickly grown to become the largest university-level aviation program in Canada. In 2017, we celebrated our 10th year. Our Aviation program continues to grow in the innovative spirit of UWaterloo.

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  1. June 27, 2017Aviation professor named Top 20 Under 40Suzanne Kearns

    Renowned aviation academic Suzanne Kearns, has been named to WINGS and Helicopters Magazine’s Top 20 Under 40; a list that includes 2017’s finest young leaders in the aviation and aerospace industry.

  2. June 8, 2017Aviation students get a jump start on their careersYoung female pilot smiling in front of a small plane

    Jazz Aviation offers new program that gives qualified aviation students a more direct pathway to a major airline

    When Jenna Yee dreamed of becoming a pilot, the Waterloo aviation student assumed she’d start small, spending time in the north to get her flying career off the ground.

  3. Feb. 23, 2017 Sunwing hires 4 UWaterloo Aviation grads as first officers upon graduationMembers of Sunwing Airlines, Region of Waterloo International Airport, and the University of Waterloo.

    Cameron Fuchs, Spencer Leckie, Siobhan O’Hanlon, and Chelsea Anne Edwards were the first batch of young pilots trained under the airline's intensive cadet program. And now they are all hired and flying as First Officers with Sunwing Airlines, straight out of the University of Waterloo! Congratulations!

    Read the full story at the Record, with additional coverage by Sunwing Airlines, Travel Press, and

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