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. Nov. 5, 2018Too Small to Fail - How Communities Can Prepare for Bigger StormsFlooded street

    A new report from the University of Waterloo stresses the importance of community-based projects to reduce increasing flood risk in Canada. 

  2. Nov. 5, 2018Equal Entrepreneurs: Balancing an expanding business with a growing familyamina

    Equal Entrepreneurs: Balancing an expanding business with a growing family

    An interview with Amina Gilani, co-founder of Sociavore and Fierce Founders graduate

    As both a tech founder with a growing business, and a mom with a growing family, Amina Gilani has had a unique set of experiences as an entrepreneur in Kitchener-Waterloo.

  3. Nov. 2, 2018Congratulations PolyGone!polygone

    Awarded $25,000 at Communitech Fierce Founders Pitch Competition!

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  1. Sep. 11 to Nov. 14, 2018Scholarship Information Sessions hosted by the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs Office


    We are excited to be using a platform called ON24 to host the webinar which will focus on the following topics:

  2. Nov. 13, 2018Waterloo Innovation Summit: BEYOND IMPACT: CLIMATE RESILIENCE THROUGH TECHWaterloo Innovation Summit

    Global challenges require bold leaders and even bolder ideas. The Waterloo Innovation Summit’s platform addresses disruptive trends to generate dialogue and action on the world’s most pressing issues.

  3. Nov. 13, 20182nd ENV Global Perspectives SymposiumPassport event

    Join us at this year's Faculty of Environment's International Education Week event, 2nd ENV Global Perspectives Symposium: Passport to the World. The event will feature a number of engaging activities:

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