Tuesday, January 18, 2022

E co-op student elevates senior care through technology

Waterloo e co-op student Katie aubrey walking with an elderly woman smiling.

By: Namish Modi

Pioneering her own health tech start-up helped Katie Aubrey develop entrepreneurial skills for the future.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Startup experience shapes Waterloo alum

Andrew Leest, former Waterloo Kinesiology student speaking at an event hosted by Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business.

By: Namish Modi

After four traditional co-op work terms, Andrew Leest decided it was time to take on a new challenge.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

WE Accelerate speeds toward another term

Group of four students looking at something on a laptop

By: Matthew King

The University of Waterloo’s innovative work-integrated learning program, Waterloo Experience (WE) Accelerate, will once again be offered for the Winter 2022 term.

Monday, October 18, 2021

Waterloo Pharmacy co-op student recognized in media

Waterloo School of Pharmacy, assistant professor, Dr. Feng Chang and co-op student, Daniel Stuckless.

By: Namish Modi

A student and a professor from the University of Waterloo are working to improve COVID-19 vaccine uptake in rural Ontario.

Dr. Feng Chang
Waterloo School of Pharmacy assistant professor

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Students crucial to world’s largest co-op program

A collage of University of Waterloo Co-operative and Experiential Education co-op students

By: Hirumal Munasinghe & Sam Byers

Before starting her work term with the University of Waterloo's Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) team, Amy Bee never expected her work to go viral.

Bee, a third-year Arts student, worked as a social media marketing associate for the communications, employer and digital engagement team (CEDE) in CEE in Spring 2021, exhibited strong social media savvy during her work term by creating an Instagram reel that resulted in record-breaking views. Bee's work helped to showcase students and employers behind the world’s largest co-op education program.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Waterloo co-op students share their unique experiences in realm of manufacturing

By: Namish Modi

Ever wonder what it'd be like working for a manufacturing company? It may be different than what you think! Waterloo co-op students; Tiana Krsmanovic and Hannah Rivers tell us about their co-op experience at ATS Automation Tooling Systems Ltd.

Hannah Rivers

Friday, August 13, 2021

Waterloo student’s entrepreneurship, ingenuity highlighted in BlogTO story

By: Namish Modi

When the world turned upside down 2020, a Waterloo Engineering student decided to take it upon himself to help people adapt to their new surroundings.

Charlie Frise, an Architectural Engineering student, began designing spaces for people working from home amid COVID-19 while pursuing an Entrepreneurial Co-op option.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

First work term student excels in person in Winter 2021

Vanessa Vanpopic sitting at table in meeting room with two of her colleagues.

By: Namish Modi

Vanessa Vanpopic, a second-year Arts and Business student (Sociology) worked in-person for her first work term at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Company (TMMC) from January to April 2021.

Thursday, August 5, 2021

Finding co-op success beyond Canada

Picture of the view from inside an airplane looking at blue sky and an airplanes' wing

By Krista Henry

Amid the uncertainty of the global pandemic, Ayman Mahin Gostar and Marco Lamothe’s co-op journey led them to international success.
Lockdowns and travel restrictions made securing co-op roles a challenge. These two University of Waterloo students were resilient and landed jobs in Europe and the Middle East.

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Leading Healthcare Data Scientist shows WE Accelerate students that success in AI is about more than technical intelligence

Dr. Helia Mohammadi, National Chief Data Scientist and Healthcare Industry Lead for Microsoft Canada, smiling

By: Matthew King

In their first day of the skill development component, students in the Waterloo Experience Accelerate Microsoft Azure Artificial Intelligence stream saw a real-world application of the skills they are about to learn.