News archive - 2015

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Winner of the Labour award: Waterloo’s Department of Co-operative Education & Career Action, and the Faculty of Engineering

Accepting the award

Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering and Department of Co-operative Education & Career Action (CECA) are the joint recipients of the Labour award, given by Creative Destruction Lab (CDL).

The award is for their contribution as a leader in developing talent and strengthening Canada's economy. 

CDL is a coaching program for technology-based ventures that is a part of the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.

Friday, December 11, 2015

Former Waterloo Engineering student and CEO of Kik Interactive, Ted Livingston, praises the co-op program

Entrepreneurial in nature, Waterloo attracts the finest talent with its co-operative education program and desire to foster potential. 

"The talent here is insane", says Ted Livingston, CEO of Waterloo startup Kik Interactive in an article published by The Chronicle Herald. 

Monday, November 30, 2015

Christine Moresoli, associate dean of Co-op Education & Professional Affairs writes about the success co-op creates

An article written by Christine MoresoliAssociate Dean of Co-op Education & Professional Affairs, has been published on the Chemical Institute of Canada website. 

In the article, Christine explains how Chemical Engineering grads have the upper hand in the working world because of what the co-operative program instills - working hard, challenging yourself, and learning from diverse experiences.  

Thursday, November 26, 2015

University of Waterloo graduates among world's most employable: ranking

The University of Waterloo is 25th in the world and first among ranked Canadian institutions for graduate employability as part of a pilot initiative that UK firm Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) unveiled today. 

Read the full article in Waterloo News.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Influencing the start-up culture

Michael Serbinis, founder and CEO of League Inc., said in an article published by the Globe and Mail that more schools should implement a co-op program like Waterloo's. 

Serbinis adds that with this implementation, "more young people would be equipped to start their own companies once they leave higher education."