News for Alumni

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Further Education Fair is coming October 23

The Further Education Fair is coming to the SLC! The annual Fair, on October 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., is your chance to learn more about how to take your education to the next level!

Professional and graduate school representatives from Canadian and international universities/colleges will provide information to help you in planning your further education. Representatives from environment, teaching, law, MBA, health, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, social work and college post-degree/certificate programs will be attending.

Friday, August 9, 2019

University of Waterloo signs Global Charter for Co-op and Work-Integrated Education

Norah McRae signing the WACE charter

The first-ever Global Charter for Co-op and Work-Integrated Education has been signed by more than 50 university and college presidents, education association executives and high-ranking government officials. The signing happened on August 6, 2019, as part of the 2019 WACE World Conference in at the University of Cincinnati.

Among the charter signatories was Dr. Norah McRae, Associate Provost, Co-operative and Experiential Education for the University of Waterloo. 

“For over 60 years, the University of Waterloo has been a world-leader in co-operative education, largely due to our focus on training students to be adaptive, resilient, future-ready problem solvers,” says McRae. “It was an honour to sign this charter to symbolize our ongoing global commitment to developing stronger international work-integrated learning experiences that prepare students to address the critical, growing needs of the world’s economy.”

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

How one grad’s career success started with her co-op work term employer

Debra Kakaria working with co-workers

When Debra Kakaria (Walker) (BES ’93) began her first of several co-op work terms with MacNaughton Hermsen Britton Clarkson Planning Limited (MHBC), she had no idea that she would one day become a partner of this firm.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Job Fair 2018 – What does Job Fair have to offer recent grads and alumni?

A crowd of students and employers enjoy Job Fair.

Julie Funk is a recent graduate of the University of Waterloo's master’s program in Experimental Digital Media. She attended the annual P4E Job Fair as a University of Waterloo alumnus, along with current students and other alumni from Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier, University of Guelph and Conestoga College. Below she recounts her experience navigating Job Fair as a grad.

8:30 a.m. 

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

220+ employers to attend Career Fair 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 

10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Manulife Sportsplex at RIM Park, Waterloo, ON