Student Spotlights

Want to know what it's like to be a student at Waterloo? Current and past students share their experiences and answer some frequently asked questions.

Ruhi.Ruhi Suvarna

Ruhi is an Honours Arts student in her 2A term. She is also one of the 2021 International Connection: Waterloo Ready Live Session hosts. Find out what she would do differently as a first year. 
 


MustafaMustafa Zaher Dib

Mustafa is an Honours Biology student in his 3C term. He is also one of the 2021 International Connection: Waterloo Ready Live Session hosts. He shares what the challenges and highlights were in first year. 


BanatBanat Khural

Banat is a Math and Business Double Degree student in her 2B term. She is also one of the 2021 International Connection: Waterloo Ready Live Session hosts. She shares why new Waterloo students should explore the city and some of her favourite spots in town.


NathanealNathaneal Ogunode

Nathaneal is an Environment student in his 3A term. He is also one of the 2020 International Live Chat hosts. Find out how he celebrated his admissions offer and check out his advice on being yourself and adapting to the cold.


ClaudiaClaudia Garcia

Claudia is an Arts and Business student in her 4A term. She is also one of the 2020 International Live Chat hosts. Find out how she adapted to the demands of univeristy academics and how she has transitioned to online learning. 


RaniaRania Atif

Rania is an Arts and Business student in her 2A term. She is also one of the 2020 International Live Chat hosts. Learn about her experiences making friends and learning how to budget. 


Limei.Limei Chen

Limei is a Financial Analysis and Risk Management student in her 3B term. She is also one of the 2019 International Live Chat hosts. Discover her advice for balancing academics and your personal life.


Kealan.Kealan Branellec

Kealan is an Honours International Development Studies student in his 4A term. He is also one of the 2019 International Live Chat hosts. Discover why he believes you should be patient with yourself when adjusting to Waterloo.


Shreena.Medha-Shreena Maistry

Shreena is an Environment & Business student in her 2B term. She is also one of the 2019 International Live Chat hosts. Discover her tips for dealing with homesickness.