Discover the positive impact Waterloo Kinesiology students can have on an organization! Professor Andrew Laing from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) explains how Waterloo Kin students are equipped to help employers in areas like physiology, biomechanics or neuroscience. Produced as a collaboration between Co-operative Education and AHS, this new video aims to highlight the unique skill set that Kin students bring to their co-op work terms.
Grand River Hospital and the University of Waterloo School of Pharmacy hosted an appreciation reception on January 10. The event celebrated and acknowledged the teaching and research partnership between the two organizations.
During his first co-op work term with R.J. Burnside, a Canadian engineering and environment consultant firm, Grant Mitchell traveled to northwestern Alberta to meet with a First Nations community. It turned out that Mitchell’s first co-op experience would involve working on a truly Canadian project: building an indoor hockey rink.
Having completed over half of her co-operative education abroad in Jordan, Turkey and Singapore, Nataly Arar recognizes the value of an international co-op experience. “I find it important to challenge my way of life,” explained Arar, who is in her fourth year of urban planning at Waterloo. “I find it critical to understand different methods of sustainability and, in many ways, survival. To be able to work together we must understand each other.”