A student from the University of Waterloo has won the award for top co-op student in Canada for her work coordinating a radiotherapy program for people in the advanced stages of cancer.
Rachel McDonald, a fourth year Health Studies student from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, has won the Canadian Association for Co-operative Education (CAFCE) and the Education at Work Ontario (EWO) Co-op Student of the Year Awards. Rachel received the awards for her work as a clinical research assistant with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
Continuing the tradition of innovation and advancement, the University of Waterloo has joined the Advanced Manufacturing Consortium, to lead Ontario into the next generations of manufacturing. With a grant of $35 million over five years, the consortium will be a hub of new technology, products, methods and jobs. Find out more in Waterloo News.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau singled out the University of Waterloo for being a great source of “brilliant minds and brilliant ideas” in a speech to world leaders and business elite at the World Economic Forum in Davos.