News archive - September 2021

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Life in the cloud: how technology is improving life science development

Group shot of Veeva co-op students and employees at a retreat

By: Krista Henry

The global pandemic has been a catalyst for change in many industries. None more so than in life science, where organizations have been moving at light speed to battle COVID-19 and improve human health.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Waterloo students and alumni build robots to help children around the globe walk

A photo of Trexo Robotics' robot Trexo, that helps people with mobility limitations walk.

By: Namish Modi (he/him)
Images by Ryan Antooa

The idea behind an important start-up is born from a family connection.

Trexo Robotics was developed when a nephew of Waterloo alum, Manmeet Maggu (BASC ‘13) Praneit was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. This restricted Praneit’s ability to walk and given the negative impacts of sitting and laying down all day. Maggu and his family searched for remedies without any success.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Camp co-op an ideal fit for first-term work students

University of Waterloo co-op student demonstrating how to wakeboard to campers at Muskoka Woods

By: Namish Modi

Working at a camp provides a unique opportunity for students to live on-site and gain valuable experience for their future.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

WaterlooWorks system updates released for Fall 2021 term

Waterloo Works Homepage image

On Monday, August 30, our WaterlooWorks system was updated! While the functionality is largely the same, you’ll notice that some of the menus and navigation options look different in order to provide a more mobile-friendly experience for our users. 

Some of the key enhancements for students: 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Co-op students essential to product development process at healthcare start-up

University of Waterloo co-op students posing for photo with colleagues at AceAge holding the company's product, Karie.

Acquiring innovative talents is a necessity in these unforeseen times and every company needs people that think outside-the-box to grow their business.

University of Waterloo co-op students play an integral role in operations at healthcare technology start-up AceAge.