Hear a special address from your valedictorian


Congratulations to our special award winners


Ishan Bansal
University Finalist for Alumni Gold Medal
The Office of Alumni Affairs recognizes top graduating students for academic achievement, by awarding the Alumni Gold Medal.

Yuyu Duan
James D. Leslie Undergraduate Prize
Awarded to a student who has achieved a first-class standing, and has earned at least half of the credits for their undergraduate degree through online courses.


Nicholas Joseph Emile Richardson
K. D. Fryer Gold Medal
Awarded to a graduating Mathematics student, who best exemplifies academic excellence and good citizenship.

Nashid Shahriar
The University of Waterloo Alumni Gold Medal
Awarded for recognition of outstanding academic achievement in a Doctoral program.


Message from the Dean

"As you celebrate your graduation today, you have become a member of an elite group. An alumnus headed into the world to make world-leading contributions. You've developed a depth and breadth of expertise which I know will serve you well, and now you're off to start the next leg of your journey where I have no double you'll thrive."

- Mark Giesbrecht, dean, Faculty of Mathematics

Dean's message


Student highlight

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Jose Luis Avilez

From medicine to mathematics 
How one student took a leap of faith and learned to count the small victories 
Read Jose's story

lizz webb
Lizz Webb

Where water meets math
Read Lizz's story

Congratulations from our community



cap670+graduates for Fall 2020
globe43,000+alumni in106countries
briefcase7 of 10top jobs start with a degree in mathematics for the last three years


startup150+startups and spinoffs stemmed from the Faculty of Mathematics by students, faculty, and alumni

Staying connected

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