News archive - 2021

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