Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 50 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and research, our community of students, faculty, alumni, donors and staff make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.

  1. May 14, 2019KEEN Canada, University of Waterloo and Nature Conservancy of Canada join forces to contribute to the success of students dedicated to creating sustainable solutions in Canada and around the worldMountainous region with a hiker scanning the horizon

  2. May 10, 2019International Development Capstone Day 2019International Development students consider a poster during the capstone event

    For International Development students at the University of Waterloo and St. Paul’s University-College, the final Capstone presentation is a culmination of four years of study, and an intensive two-term placement with the World University Service of Canada, and local partner organizations in Bolivia, Ghana, Malawi, Nepal, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and Vietnam.

  3. Apr. 24, 2019Co-Op Work Term Award Winners 20195 students with Dean Jean in front of EV3 living wall

    It's that time of year again! At the end of every work term, students that demonstrated exceptional performance in their co-op placements are nominated for the Co-op Work Term Award. 

    This Winter 2019, the Faculty of Environment would like to congratulate five amazing student winners! Each of the recipients received a $100 credit to their account, a letter from the Dean of Environment and two copies of their certificate. 

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  1. May 22 to 25, 2019Engaging Economies of Change ConferenceEngaging Economies of Change event logo

    The Canadian Society for Ecological Economics (CANSEE) conference Engaging Economies of Change hosted in Waterloo, Canada, brings together real-world solutions from across multiple disciplines of academia, business, the public sector, and civil society to focus on pathways towards a better tomorrow.

  2. May 24 to 26, 2019Planning '74 Class Reunion

    Has it really been 45 years?

    Calling all planning grads from the class of '74. It's time to join your former classmates to reconnect, reunite, and relive your best campus memories. 

    Your reunion planning committee, Sue Metcalfe, Janet Babcock, and Terry Boutilier, along with faculty alumni officer, Dheana Ramsay, have prepared a fun-packed itinerary. 

  3. May 31 to June 1, 2019Faculty of Environment Alumni Weekend & 50th Birthday

    Come back to the University of Waterloo on Saturday, June 1, 2019 to celebrate Alumni Weekend and the Faculty of Environment's 50th birthday! Revisit the hallways you once called home, reunite with former classmates and professors, and relive your fondest campus memories. 

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