News archive - October 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Mental Health Wellness Day in Residence

CCs in Orange Shirts

Join us in residence as we bring awareness and support for mental health and wellness.

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Ron Eydt Village

Friday, October 20, 2017

Congratulations goes to our 6 student staff members graduating this weekend

Fall 2017 Convocation

This weekend, over 2,300 students will be graduating during the UWaterloo Fall 2017 Convocation.

We're proud to see 6 of our student staff members join the class of 2017.

Congratulations goes to:

  • Valerie Cheung
  • Nneka Eleh
  • Nam Hwui Kim
  • Joycelyn Martey
  • Daniel Samyn
  • Nilu Seneviratne
Friday, October 20, 2017

Cooking in Residence: Fall Harvest Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

Executive Chef Gordon Cooledge from Food Services shares his favourite Butternut Squash and Apple Soup recipe.

Read the recipe and follow along as Chef Cooledge teaches you how to cook in your suite from Columbia Lake Village - South.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Waterloo Residences holds grand opening for the New Residence Building in UW Place

Grand Opening

As university stakeholders, staff and students looked on, the ribbon was cut on Waterloo Residences' newest residence - Mackenzie King Village being the last residence built 15 years ago.

Feridun Hamdullahpur (University of Waterloo President), Glen Weppler (Director of Housing), Chris Read (Associate Provost, Students) and Daniel Parent (University Architect) were joined by Jill Knight (Federation of Students VP Internal) and Michelle Folinas (ResLife Don) who officially opened the New Residence Building. While now officially open, the residence has been occupied since September 3, 2017 where it was built on time and under budget for move-in weekend.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Getting students ready for life after graduation

life after graduation

Proud to be working with Alumni Relations and the Centre for Career Action on a pilot program to help over 180 upper-year students with career advice, financial tips, and other life hacks.

We're proud to have Faryal Diwan (BES ’15) and Torrie Santucci (BES’14, MCC’15) live at UW Place (UWP) and draw on their own experiences to assist the residence community.

Read more about the inaugural event here

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