The Faculty of Health is proud to honour the many accomplishments of our 2021 graduates, who continue to push the boundaries of what is possible.

The University of Waterloo marked this milestone and celebrated the achievements of our 2021 graduates with a live, online convocation ceremony. Watch a recording of the ceremony, and download the event program, below: 


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Congratulations to our special award winners

Sara Wyngaarden.

Sara Wyngaarden

Governor General's Academic Gold Medal
Highest standing in a Master’s program

Read Sara’s story

Tina Jiao.

Tina Jiao

Governor General's Academic Silver Medal
Highest standing in an undergraduate degree program

Departmental Award - Kinesiology
Highest academic achievement

Read Tina’s story

Maddy Ryken.

Maddy Ryken (Fall 2020)

The University of Waterloo Alumni Gold Medal
Outstanding academic achievement

Departmental Award - Recreation and Leisure Studies
Highest academic achievement

Read Maddy’s story


Message from the Dean

"The degree you have earned at the University of Waterloo is a brand that you can now display with confidence to open doors to great opportunities in your career. I encourage you to take some time to mark this important occasion in a way that shows its significance. You are part of a community that values belonging and your well-being, and I hope you know that you will always be welcomed back to participate in whatever way is meaningful to you."

- Lili Liu, dean, Faculty of Health


Share your moments with #UWaterlooGrad and #UWHealthGrad

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Stay connected

As alumni, you are now part of the exclusive alumni club and network. We hope that you will stay connected to the Faculty of Health and the University and take advantage of the services and benefits available to you.

Keep up with what's happening in Health and connect with fellow alumni on LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Make sure to update your contact information with us so you receive current updates and invitations to events in your area.

Join the Faculty of Health network on Ten Thousand Coffees to be able to connect directly to alumni from your Faculty. Features include being able to search the Faculty of Health member list for careers and alumni you are interested in connecting with!

Connect back with us to share updates and get involved as alumni. Your Faculty Alumni Advancement Officer, Jenn Bentley, is here to support you!

Good luck on your journey!