Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Peer support model makes a monumental impact

Male student talking with his hands in front of laptop

By: Matthew King (he/him)

WE Accelerate team leads deliver value for first work-term students

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Warning about job scam targeting international students

  • Individuals, likely using false identification, are reportedly reaching out (via email and phone) to international students.
  • These scammers are promising to provide students with work-related credentials and pay stubs to meet program requirements for a fee ranging between $1,500 to $2,000.
  • Please protect yourself from scams.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Dedicated Waterloo student wins Canadian Buildings National Student Scholarship

Nadeine Metwali

By: Maddie Savage (she/her)

A prestigious scholarship is helping a Waterloo Architectural Engineering student to shape her career.

Nadine Metwali received the first-place Canadian Buildings National Student Scholarship. Out of 587 students in the Canadian Buildings program, they selected her for the $3,500 award — which aims to identify students with high potential.

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Roles in municipalities help co-op students earn valuable skills

Male student working on his laptop sitting on the steps in front of a government building

By: Mila Jokovic (she/her)

Friday, July 22, 2022

Pilot project brings fingerprinting services to campus for co-op students

University of Waterloo students at the The Centre on campus

By: Matthew King (he/him)

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

E co-op alum elevates students' employability skills 

Two male students working with computer monitor wires

By: Ryan Kehoe (he/him)

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

WE Accelerate students turn a hopeful outcome into a rousing reality

University of Waterloo co-op students and WE Accelerate participants, Aseel Osman and Shaili Kadakia

By: Matthew King (he/him)

It can be challenging enough to be a first work term student looking for a co-op job without adding a global pandemic to the equation. Yet, in 2021, that is exactly what Aseel Osman (she/her) and many students like her faced.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Designing a business during a challenging situation

University of Waterloo Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op) student, Madison Greenough.

By: Namish Modi (he/him)

After recovering from a concussion last year, Madison Greenough (she/her) took on a new challenge.

The concussion, which halted Greenough’s Winter 2021 co-op term at British Columbia Investment (BCI) Management, started her journey into entrepreneurship.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

The countdown to the Co-op Student of the Year Awards ceremony begins 

By: Namish Modi (he/him)

Work-integrated learning (WIL) at the University of Waterloo steps into the spotlight with the Co-op Student of the Year Awards ceremony on March 21.

Organized by Waterloo’s Co-operative and Experiential Education (CEE) unit, the awards recognizes students for outstanding contributions to their employers in 2021.