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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Professional School & Post-degree Day at SLC

The Centre for Career Action (CCA)’s annual Professional School & Post-degree (PPD) Day will take place on October 26 in the Student Life Centre Great Hall and Multi-Purpose Room. This event takes place from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and will focus on education, health, pharmacy, optometry, social work, college post-degree/certificate programs, MBA, law, engineering/technologies, veterinary and graduate programs.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Co-op student implements new exercise program for seniors

by Alecz Sallows

Karen Poveda, a kinesiology student at the University of Waterloo, is helping seniors remain physically active as they age. During her co-op work term at the Schlegel Villages long-term care facility, she implemented a new program called Move More. This program focuses on finding creative ways to incorporate movement into senior residents’ daily lives.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Highest student turnout for Career Fair in a decade

By Jacqueline Gergal

A record-breaking 3,140 students attended the annual Partnerships for Employment (P4E) Career Fair on Wednesday, September 27. Students from the University of Waterloo made up about half of all attendees, with 1,541 students attending – that’s an increase of 68% over last year.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Waterloo first in Canada for employer partnerships

The University of Waterloo has been ranked the number one university in Canada for employer partnerships—and number four in the world—according to the 2018 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Graduate Employability Rankings.

This puts Waterloo in the top 1 percent of universities in the world for employer partnerships.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Federal government announces plan to create 10,000 paid work terms

the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour makes a funding announcement

Surrounded by co-op students, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour makes a funding announcement at Synaptive Medical during an event hosted by BioTalent Canada.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Co-op in Sudbury offers student hospital, community, and interprofessional experiences

Group shot.

Rx2019 Blake Houle and the Rx2017 students on rotation in Sudbury - Matthew Filipovic, Jillian Belanger, Tayyaba Mawani and Monique Eisa.

By: Alana Rigby

Thursday, August 17, 2017

60 years of co-op at Waterloo

Co-op.

Career Services department staff in the newly built Needles Hall (1972).

By Naz Kittani.

What does 60 years of co-op look like at the University of Waterloo?

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Waterloo’s Co-operative Education welcomes Indonesian delegates

Waterloo’s Co-operative Education welcomes Indonesian delegates

Panel members (left to right): Waterloo co-op student Nicholas Tan, Geoff Williams from Sun Life Financial, Waterloo co-op student Navin Vigneswaren and Dan Barry from Manulife Financial

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

In Fort McMurray, a student explores pharmacy care

Northern Lights.

7 hours north of Calgary, the northern lights are easily visible in Fort McMurray.

By Alana Rigby

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