Thursday, November 28, 2019

Waterloo students build a bridge to their future

Students building a bridge

Encouraging students to consider a future in science

WATERLOO — Elementary students are handed a few wooden blocks and told to build an arch, supervised by university students.

The simple purpose is to teach them science. The deeper purpose is to build a future.

Educators want students to connect careers to schooling at an earlier age. Earlier awareness helps more students graduate high school. To contiue reading this story click here.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Vote Waterloo's Haya Almutairi for 3MT champion

Haya Almutairi

The 3MT challenges competitors to use 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of their graduate research to a non-specialist audience.Haya Almutairi, a PhD Candidate in Civil & Environmental Engineering, was chosen to represent Waterloo at the Ontario Provincial 3MT finals. Haya advanced from the provincial finals to become one of twelve Canadian National 3MT finalists.To read more and to vote click here

Monday, June 13, 2016

Roller coaster design takes third place at CSCE Annual Congress

We are pleased to announce that at the CSCE (Canadian Society of Civil Engineers) Annual Congress in London, ON last week, the Capstone project team representing the University of Waterloo’s Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department came in 3rd place nationally!

Monday, June 6, 2016

CEE Undergrads win President's Chapter Award

Earlier in the year, our undergraduate student chapter produced an annual report for the CSCE (Canadian Society of Civil Engineers) and amidst fierce competition, their report took home one of the coveted awards!

The CSCE Student Affairs Committee evaluated final annual reports (2015-2016) from 24 schools and awarded Waterloo the Most Improved Student Chapter.

The competition was very keen with many outstanding reports, but the committee was extremely impressed with the professionalism and the quality of our report.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

UW Grad student advances to national competition

Every year, the Canadian Geotechnical Society holds student competitions to recognize excellence among undergraduate and graduate engineering students at Canadian universities.

On January 20, 2016, the first round of competition was held between six Southern Ontario Universities: McMaster, York, Waterloo, Toronto, Ryerson and Western. Irfan Muhammed, a UW geotechnical grad student, was named the winner of the universities' competition and now advances to the national competition.

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