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From public lectures to signature celebrations such as Canada Day, we're honoured to invite our community to the University of Waterloo.

Fostering a sense of belonging with The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson

Adrienne Clarkson

On Wednesday, May 25, the University of Waterloo in partnership with House of Friendship and The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation, brought The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson to campus to talk about the importance of belonging. Expanding on her highly successful 2014 CBC Massey Lectures Tour and her recent book, Belonging: The Paradox of Citizenship, Mme. Clarkson captivated close to 500 community members about the need for diversity, community capacity, and contribution in today’s society.

Engaging our community through innovative public lectures

Three researchers on stage at the KPL



The University of Waterloo engages our community through public lectures that aim to challenge, inspire, and enrich not only our faculty, staff and students, but all members of our Waterloo region community. Touching on a range of timely topics like life-changing research and controversial subject matter, our researchers and established faculty members relish opportunities to share their expertise and help our community learn more about the world around them.

Olympian and Alumna Heather Moyse returns to campus for Reunion 2014

The University of Waterloo opened its doors to the community in celebration of Reunion 2014 on Saturday. The event boasted a full schedule of exciting events including a free keynote lecture by alumna and two-time Olympic gold medalist, Heather Moyse (BSc 2000).

 

Life long learning

As part of our very nature the University of Waterloo is committed to spurring a sense of curiosity, provoking thought leadership and fostering lifelong learning.  As a leading academic institution it is Waterloo’s role to ensure that these values expand well beyond the walls of our campus and into our communities.

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