A decade of impact

The University of Waterloo's sixth president and vice-chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur, has left an indelible mark on our institution. His guidance and leadership during his tenure as president has expanded Waterloo's reach, broadened its influence and strengthened its impact. It has been a decade of impact that will continue to be felt for years to come.

Since becoming president in 2010, President Hamdullahpur has helped usher in an era of transformative entrepreneurship, expanded student development, support and success and strengthened our global community through new and expanded partnerships with leading global universities, industry partners and our global network of alumni. There is no doubt that President Hamdullahpur's time at the University of Waterloo has changed our institution and the lives of so many forever.

In honour of this decade of impact, we encourage you to take a look at some of the highlights during his tenure and share your stories of the president and how he impacted you.

Recognizing Feridun Hamdullahpur 

Applyboard kitchener opening
Entrepreneurship complements learning and research at Waterloo

From accelerators and incubators, to international research recognition, Feridun Hamdullahpur leads the way 

Feridun at field house grand opening with students
Prioritizing student growth and development for a decade

A highlight of Feridun Hamdullahpur’s tenure has been watching students succeed

Italy bellagio symposium Waterloo's Global Community of Innovators

Waterloo built a vast global network of research, industry and alumni partners under President Hamdullahpur’s decade of leadership