News archive - January 2017

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Kinesiology students make an impact in the workplace

Kinesiology professor talking about impact their students make

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Discover the positive impact Waterloo Kinesiology students can have on an organization! Professor Andrew Laing from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) explains how Waterloo Kin students are equipped to help employers in areas like physiology, biomechanics or neuroscience. Produced as a collaboration between Co-operative Education (CE) and AHS, this new video aims to highlight the unique skill set that Kin students bring to their co-op work terms. 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Grand River Hospital and the School of Pharmacy celebrate partnership

Grandriver and University reps smile together to celebrate partnership

Grand River Hospital and the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy hosted an appreciation reception on January 10. The event celebrated and acknowledged the teaching and research partnership between the two organizations.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

A truly Canadian co-op experience

During his first co-op work term with R.J. Burnside, a Canadian engineering and environment consultant firm, Grant Mitchell traveled to northwestern Alberta to meet with a First Nations community. It turned out that Mitchell’s first co-op experience would involve working on a truly Canadian project: building an indoor hockey rink.  

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Open roads: one co-op student’s experience working abroad

Having completed over half of her co-operative education abroad in Jordan, Turkey and Singapore, Nataly Arar recognizes the value of an international co-op experience. “I find it important to challenge my way of life,” explained Arar, who is in her fourth year of urban planning at Waterloo. “I find it critical to understand different methods of sustainability and, in many ways, survival. To be able to work together we must understand each other.”