2021 will be a time of change, challenge and excitement at Waterloo. Here, President Hamdullahpur shares his priorities for the final six months of his tenure.
Four alumni share heartwarming stories about the people who helped them through their student journey, and how they left a lasting impact.
Upkar Arora (BA '85, MAcc '85) shares how you can use your finances, time and skill to improve the world.
Data expert Asif Khan (BA ’97) offers insight about the data your phone collects, and shares a free service for small businesses during the pandemic
Alumni share new business practices uncovered by a very unusual year
You can’t keep a good school down. In the middle of a pandemic, Waterloo alumni continue to connect, teach and inspire.
Meet 6 Giving Tuesday Challenge Champions
I chose to study computer science at Waterloo to pursue my passion for ideas at the intersection of technology and health care. I became interested in the field in high school, when I had the opportunity to make a prosthetic for a student I was tutoring. I’ve grown up hard of hearing, so I understand some of the ways that technology can really improve health outcomes.
After graduating from Waterloo with an honours degree in philosophy, Bob Ewen (BA ’71) earned an MBA and achieved considerable success as a broker and discretionary money manager in the Canadian securities industry. While he recalls his years at Waterloo with fondness, he points to the financial barriers he faced while earning his degree.