Stories by and about the people in the Faculty of Environment.

Environment student leaning against a building.

Finding your place – and making the world a better one

In the first month of university, a mysterious green poster caught Michelle’s eye. Discover how a poster helped Michelle find her place in the Faculty of Environment.


Student writing on a window.

C-suite sustainability

Growing up around the oil industry, Okeoghene witnessed first-hand the relationship between business and the environment. Creating a sustainable future, she quickly discovered, is as much about protecting natural resources as it is fostering a competitive business landscape.


Geography student observes Arctic glaciers from a small boat.

Arctic adventure: experiencing climate change through geography field course

It’s not every day that you come face to face with polar bears, hike untouched moraines, or stand among glaciers. Geography student Cassandra experienced all this during a field course to the Arctic.


Aujas using surveying equipment mounted on a tripod

A map to your future: Geomatics at Waterloo

Aujas remembers researching the Geomatics program as a high school student and knowing it was for him. “I was thrilled to see geography and computer science – two things I like – in the same program."


Knowledge Integration student writing on a white board.

Knowledge Integration: One degree, endless opportunities

What can you do with a degree in Knowledge Integration from the University of Waterloo, you ask? A better question is: what can’t you do?


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