News archive - 2020

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Coronavirus update

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Shopping for innovation: E-commerce giant hinges growth on employee empowerment

Co-op student and supervisor working together at Shopify.

In a time when technological innovation is more important than ever, a Canadian e-commerce giant isn’t losing focus on its most important asset: its people.

Monday, October 19, 2020

Vidyard offering prize for best student-produced video 

Student on their computer for a virtual video marketing course

University of Waterloo students will have a chance to display exemplary video development skills as part of a competition sponsored by a partnering local organization.

Kitchener-based video and business platform Vidyard is awarding $500 to the most inspiring video created by a Waterloo student as part of the Vidyard Video Challenge.

Friday, September 11, 2020

Shopify and the University of Waterloo have partnered to help students sharpen their e-commerce skills.

Student working on a website - shopify and uwaterloo logos displayed as well

Shopify and the University of Waterloo have partnered to help students sharpen their e-commerce skills through a free online course.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Employers support Waterloo co-op during pandemic; well-being a top priority

Employers support Waterloo co-op during pandemic; well-being a top priority

By Michelle Radman

The office landscape has changed dramatically in the last few months. Many University of Waterloo co-op students were on their work term when the pandemic hit in March and needed to quickly adapt to a new world. Without hesitation, employers adjusted operations from working in-person to a virtual world. At the same time, many found ways to provide the support and peace-of-mind that co-op students needed to help adjust.

Well-being and safety first