As the result of a planned infrastructure upgrade for Environment 1 (EV1) there will be a full electrical shutdown of EV1 from August 6-24th, 2018, during which time the building will be closed to all faculty, staff and students. Visit here for more information.

Shaping our Sustainable Future

For over 40 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. July 19, 2018In the Media: Spruced-up parks get edible forests, chess tables and beach volleyballwaterloo record in the media logo

    KITCHENER — When the City of Kitchener gave residents a bigger say in how to spruce up two parks, the answer from the community was to build a place for people of all ages, with everything from edible gardens to beach volleyball courts.

  2. July 18, 2018In the Media: ENV class learning geography with dronesctv news logo in the media

    ENV prof Derek Robinson teaches a course at the University of Waterloo that teaches students the ins and outs of drones, from piloting to required certifications and regulations.

  3. July 16, 2018In the Media: Why Canadian cities are asking Kingston for public-transit advicetvo in the media logo

    KINGSTON — Not long ago, empty buses were a common sight on Kingston’s main roads. But over the past five years, Kingston Transit has seen a huge increase in ridership, and the city now boasts the fastest-growing public-transit ridership figures in the country.

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  1. Sep. 22, 20182018 Environment Reunion Program ENV students circa 1980

    Time to get the gang back together! Come back to the University of Waterloo on Saturday, September 22nd for Reunion 2018. Revisit the Faculty of Environment, reunite with former classmates and professors, and relive your fondest campus memories.

  2. Sep. 24, 2018Water Institute Research Conference 2018water institute poster info

  3. Nov. 19 to 21, 2018Canadian Conference on Global Health, co-chaired by Susan Elliott

    Every year, more than 600 people from more than 30 countries gather in Canada for the Canadian Conference on Global Health (CCGH).  Practitioners, researchers, educators, students, policy makers and community mobilizers come to share their knowledge and experience and find new ways to work together. This conference is co-chaired by GEM's Susan Elliott.

    Call for abstracts now open! Deadline: May 31, 2018

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