Welcome to EDGE

Thanks for visiting EDGE, the University of Waterloo's new experiential education certificate program. EDGE gives Waterloo students in regular (non-co-operative) programs an opportunity to develop key professional skills, explore their career options, and market themselves to employers.

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The EDGE team's offices are located in East Campus 1 (EC1). EC1 is located in the northeast corner of campus at the intersection of Columbia Street and Phillip Street. If you need a little more help finding us, our building is circled in red on the map below:

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  1. Nov. 15, 2017Experiential opportunity for AHS and Environment students

    Are you interested in earning one of your work and community milestones during the Winter or Spring 2018 terms? The academic leads behind the Collaborative Solutions to Inequitable Urban Change project are hiring a Research Assistant from the faculties of Applied Health Sciences and/or Environment for the next two terms. Here's how the academic leads describe the position:

  2. Nov. 9, 2017Check out the REC 252 showcase on November 30

    REC 252: Therapeutic Recreation: Physical Disabilities students have spent much of this term working on "educate the community" visual research projects focused on topics like visual impairments, hearing loss, and debilitating diseases. With exam season on the horizon, the students are opening up their work to faculty, staff, students, and members of the public with a showcase in the AHS expansion from 1:00-2:30 PM on Thursday, November 30.

  3. Nov. 1, 2017Rethinking the so-called "skills gap"

    Employers and higher education experts often refer to the existence of a "skills gap" when arguing that universities aren't preparing their graduates for the workplace.

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