The competition invites teams of up to four students to choose an important industry problem, and thoroughly research it to understand its history, scope, and impact, before pitching the findings to a panel of judges on February 15. Teams will compete for a share of up to $15,000 in grant funding to go toward a venture dedicated to aiding the problem described.
Apply for the Problem Pitch Competition online.
Applications close: Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 11:59PM
Do you know an outstanding teacher? How about nominating him or her for a teaching award? Nominations for the Distinguished Teacher Award (DTA) are due on Friday, February 2, 2017.
Do you know an exceptional Student Teacher (Graduate TA, Undergraduate TA, Lab Instructor, etc.)? Here’s your chance to recognize him or her with an award!
The nominations for the Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student (AETS) are due on Friday, February 9, 2018. Submit yours today!
Do you have a solution to a major global problem?
The World’s Challenge Challenge at the University of Waterloo is a competition where teams of three diverse students pick one of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (also known as Global Goals), and propose a solution. Teams will be selected for interviews occurring on February 14, and six teams will be selected to make a 5-7 minute presentation on March 1, proposing a solution to a panel of judges, with Q&A.
Conrad Grebel University College’s Peace and Conflict Studies program (PACS) at the University of Waterloo was the first peace studies program in Canada, and has remained a leader in peace education for 40 years. With PACS’ innovative approach to learning, students can choose arts-based assignment options in many courses.