News archive - August 2021

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.