News archive - July 2020

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Campus collaboration and student contribution key to online academic term

2 co-op students working together

By Judy Lee

When the decision to deliver an online Spring 2020 term was made, units across campus stepped up to find innovative and collaborative approaches to this unique term. One resource was quickly identified as key: student talent. A team of 320 co-op students was hired by the University of Waterloo, trained centrally, and then deployed to faculties and academic support units to help with the development and delivery of new online academic courses.