News for Future students

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.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Tackling Black girl environmentalism and equity

Celine Isimbi holding signs at a rally for environmental justice

By: Krista Henry

When it comes to following her passion and carving a space for Black rights in the environmental movement, Celine Isimbi is leading with purpose.