June 10, 2019
Forging a symbol of discovery
In state-of-the-art labs on campus, a new tradition has begun in honour of Waterloo’s top graduating students.
In state-of-the-art labs on campus, a new tradition has begun in honour of Waterloo’s top graduating students.By Staff Office of Advancement
This year, as many as 8,000 students will receive their degrees at Waterloo's spring and fall convocation ceremonies. One undergraduate from each Faculty and two graduate students will be awarded an Alumni Gold Medal, which symbolizes not only the student’s accomplishments, but also the proud tradition of exploration and leadership to which all of our alumni belong.
Alumni Gold Medals have graced the convocation gowns of our top students since 1970. The Royal Canadian Mint has produced these medals in the past — but in the true spirit of Waterloo, we’ve decided to make them ourselves.
Watch the Alumni Gold Medal creation below.
Please join us as we celebrate this year’s Alumni Gold Medal recipients:
Master of Mathematics, Combinatorics & Optimization
Doctor of Philosophy, Combinatorics & Optimization
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology
Bachelor of Environmental Studies, Planning
Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management, Accounting and Financial Management
Bachelor of Mathematics, Pure Mathematics
Bachelor of Applied Science, Systems Design Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Chemical Physics