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Friday, November 3, 2017

Technical University of Denmark delegates visit Waterloo

Technical University of Denmark delegation

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host delegates visiting from the Technical University of Denmark to discuss entrepreneurship and the Waterloo eco-system, student exchange, continued adult learning and the integration between liberal arts and engineering.

The visit included a tour of the Sedra Student Design Centre and meetings with department heads of Engineering, Science, Conrad Centre, Student Success Office, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Cooperative Education and Career Action and the Accelerator Centre.

Monday, October 30, 2017

China in October: A Trip Report by the University of Waterloo's Associate Vice-President, International

Learn more about Ian Rowlands, Associate Vice-President, International's recent trip to China where he met many valued Waterloo partners.

Monday, October 23, 2017

The University of Waterloo and the United Kingdom: A Trip Report by the Associate Vice-President, International

During the first week of October, I had the privilege of representing the University of Waterloo on an overseas trip to the United Kingdom. It was an enjoyable week, and it provided me with the opportunity to engage with UK partners in so many different ways. Indeed, it demonstrated the broad interests of, and the synergistic powers of, Waterloo International.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Delegates from the Association of Commonwealth Universities visit Waterloo

Leaders from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) gathered in Waterloo today to discuss Waterloo’s challenges and interests in international education and how the ACU can help promote and support excellence in higher education, including mobility programs, and to connect with the Human Resources community.

The ACU is the world’s first international university network and U.K. registered charity, and has more than 500 member institutions in more than 50 countries.

The visit also included a tour of Velocity.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Staff International Experience Fund recipients named

Three University of Waterloo staff members have been awarded funds through the 2017 Staff International Experience Fund (SIEF) to travel to Australia and Europe.

They are:

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

How studying abroad makes students more employable and successful

Going abroad programs foster global experiential learning outcomes for students and make them more employable and successful in a global economy.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Leaders from top Canadian research universities visit Waterloo

Leaders from 12 of the U15 Group of Canadian Research universities gathered in Waterloo recently to discuss issues of common interest related to internationalization in higher education and to explore areas for co-operation.

Friday, June 30, 2017

Trinity College Dublin leaders visit Waterloo

University of Waterloo leaders were delighted to host delegates from Trinity College Dublin, including President and Provost Patrick Prendergast.

The visit included discussions about existing ties between Trinity and Waterloo and ways to improve student mobility, as well as a tour of Velocity Garage.

Delegates from Trinity College Dublin

Patrick Prendergast, President and Provost

Simon Williams, Director of Global Engagement, Development & Enterprise

Jonny Johnston, Student Mobility Officer

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Visit of the High Commission of Canada in India

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host the visit of the High Commission of Canada in India to better understand India-focused recruitment, partnership, and innovation priorities for Waterloo.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Visit of Chinese university presidents, vice-presidents, and senior officials

University of Waterloo leaders were delighted to host a visit of presidents and vice-presidents from 22 universities, two senior officials from the Ministry of Education, and the National Academy of Education Administration (NAEA) as part of an initiative from the NAEA in Beijing for 1,000 university presidents and vice-presidents in north-western China to gain insight and international perspective on overseas university management and operations.