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Examples of student ePortfolios

In the video above, Mandy explains how writing reflections for her ePortfolio helped her enhance her learning. 

Notice how the following WatCV career and competency eportfolios focus on the articulation of professional, transferable skills combined with evidence of these skills. Although some may spotlight the same skills, their stories and the evidence they provide highlight each student’s individuality. Take a moment to listen to Eric Van Dijk describe how the WatCV activity helped prepare him for a successful interview.

  • Danielle Juneau. A human-centred design ePortfolio spotlighting leadership, design thinking, teamwork and communication.
  • Danielle Cruz, Knowledge Integration. Sharing experiences, current projects, and the development of a number of professional, transferrable skills.
  • Kevin Liu, Mechatronics Engineering. Illustrating problem solving, teamwork and decision-making skills.
  • David Nightingale, Arts and Business. Focusing on transferable skills such as teamwork, leadership and oral communication.
  • Nareefa Nasruden, Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate. Illustrating how she has used communication, decision-making and teamwork skills.
  • Carla Rodrigo, Drama. Providing evidence of how she uses professional, transferable skills initiative, written communication and critical reflection.

Image from a student ePortfolio featuring a headshot of a young, smiling female student and the byline "I love art and therapeutic recreation"The ePortfolios linked below are creative, fun, and effective. Although they use different approaches (and ePortfolio platforms), they are alike in embodying the student's reflections on his or her learning while at the same time showcasing his or her achievements.   

  • Anson Chan. In his ePortfolio, Anson reflects on his past journey of growth and transformation at the University of Waterloo and beyond, and also looks ahead to his future plans for career and personal success. 
  • Emily Sutherland. Emily developed her ePortfolio for an Arts and Business course (ARBUS 200). The instructor asked students to use their ePortfolio to present their unique selves in a creative and professional manner through design, artifacts, and reflections. 
  • Victoria Gentile. Victoria's ePortfolio is an excellent example of how an ePortfolio can make effective use of multimedia to tell a story about personal development. Her ePortfolio demonstrates her acquisition of skills needed for the 21st-century such as visual literacy
  • Solange Bonilla. This ePorfolio a great example of how program outcomes can serve as the organizing principle of an ePortfolio. 

If you're a student at the University of Waterloo and would like to have your ePortfolio featured on this page, please contact Katherine Lithgow

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