Faculty and staff holding up letters to form "congratz class of 2021" sign

The Faculty of Environment is proud to honour the many accomplishments of our 2021 graduates, who continue to push the boundaries of what is possible. It is these achievements that remind us that the talent and passion found at the University of Waterloo can shape our sustainable future TOGETHER.

The University of Waterloo will marked this milestone and celebrated with a live, online convocation ceremony. Watch a recording of the ceremony, and download the event program, below: 


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Message from the Dean

"Those of you graduating with an undergraduate degree have the depth and breadth of knowledge to enter and thrive in a wide range of careers in the public, private and non-profit sections; those of you graduating with a Master’s degree have learned what it is to truly master a topic, a method, a theory; and those of you graduating with a PhD have achieved the academy’s highest degree for contributing to our evolving understanding of the natural, built and social environments. Congratulations!"

- Jean Andrey, dean, Faculty of Environment

Congratulations to our special award winners

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Dinesh Jaydeep Moro
The University of Waterloo President's Award of Excellence

Awarded to students with the highest standing in an undergraduate degree program

Maggie Chang

                                          Maggie Chang                                           The University of Waterloo Alumni Gold Medal

The Office of Alumni Affairs recognizes top graduating students for academic achievement, by awarding the Alumni Gold Medal




Lauren Petropoulos

Lauren Petropoulos

Celebrating Waterloo's Class of 2021 valedictorians

Nominated by their peers, six exceptional students have inspired their colleagues with passion and resilience 

Rafael Harun

Rafael Harun

Graduating PhD Students epitomize resilience and excellence

Six exceptional graduates talk about the ups and downs of earning their doctoral degrees

Maggie Chang

Maggie Chang

A poet Warrior for the planet

Alumni Gold Medal winner Maggie Chang's unvarnished takes on being a top Environment student in the Class of 2021

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We asked our ENV dean's office co-op students to create a video "time-capsule" for the Class of 2021 — Enjoy!

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Share your #UWaterlooGrad moment

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Celebrate and connect


Celebrate with our Faculty of Environment Spotify Playlist


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