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. Apr. 15, 2019Report identifies cost-effective ways homeowners can protect themselves from the top climate change cost in Canada – basement floodingMan standing in a flooded house

  2. Apr. 5, 2019Fall 2019 Master's application deadline extendedClock with yellow background

    If you are considering applying to graduate studies for Fall 2019, it’s time to take the leap! Applications are still open for domestic students for the following master’s programs:

  3. Apr. 3, 2019University of Waterloo among top schools in the world for social and economic impactDean Jean interview

    The University of Waterloo has been recognized for its social and economic impact related to its United Nations Sustainable Development

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  1. 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. 

  2. 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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