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Feb. 10, 2016 Living with MS: there's an app for that

by Max McKee.

Imagine waking up each day to the sensation of broken glass in every joint, exhausted as if you have just ran a marathon although your day has only just begun. In the eyes of millions living worldwide with multiple sclerosis (MS), these are some regular challenges that can present themselves daily. For 2B Waterloo student Lilian Do and a team of fellow Biomedical Engineering students this is an unacceptable reality, one they were driven to improve after an eye-opening co-op work term at the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.  

Feb. 3, 2016 Enterprise co-op: an outlet for passionate entrepreneurs

by Phoenix McDonald.

Many students head into university with the goal of one day being a CEO or owning their own business. Enterprise Co-op, or E Co-op for short, allows students to become their own boss and build the foundations of a company instead of working for another business. Muni Abdurrahman, a fourth year Psychology and Business student, immediately knew that E Co-op was the opportunity he had been looking for. Muni had thought of innovative business ideas in the past, but lacked the time to implement them prior to E Co-op.

Jan. 27, 2016 GreenHouse co-op pilot relaunches

By Samantha Johns, WatCACE/GreenHouse Co-op Program Coordinator

Experiential education plays a critical role in the development of career-ready undergraduate students. To provide more opportunities for experiential education, the St. Paul’s GreenHouse and the WatCACE research team have re-launched the GreenHouse co-op pilot, run previously in the Winter of 2014.