News archive - 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Experiential 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:

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Check 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.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Rethinking 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.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Registration for EDGE is now live

Undergraduate (non-co-op) students interested in completing EDGE, the University of Waterloo's new experiential education certificate, can now register for the program.

EDGE helps students develop their professional skills, explore their career options, and learn how to market themselves to employers. By completing a series of workshops, courses, and experiences, students who complete EDGE will better understand how their experiences both inside and outside of the classroom are preparing them for success in the workplace.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Respond to WatPD's request for proposals

The Co-operative Education Council (CEC) is requesting proposals for the development of a new professional development (PD) course that focuses on research in the workplace. If you're a University of Waterloo employee interested in sharing your research knowledge with the University's student body, authoring and instructing a PD course could be the perfect opportunity for you.