Monday, April 19, 2021

Virtual Meeting with South African Consul-Genera and Consul: Political

Virtual meeting with South African Consul-General and Consul: Political

Professor Ian Rowlands, associate vice-president, International and Ishari Waduwara-Jayabahu, international relations manager recently met with the South African Consul-General, Thandiwe Fadane, and Consul: Political, Phumudzo Ratshitanga.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Waterloo partners with University of Strathclyde and others to host global SDG webinar

Waterloo partners with University of Strathclyde and others to host global SDG webinar

University partnerships make important contributions to advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This was the main message of a global webinar hosted by the University of Waterloo on March 2, 2021.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Waterloo International AVP returns from Sabbatical

Welcome Back

Waterloo International welcomes the return of Ian Rowlands, PhD, associate vice-president, International.

Dr. Rowlands’ scholarly activities during his 2020 sabbatical focused on energy sustainability and internationalization in higher education; for the latter part of this work, he had an affiliation with the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) as a Special Advisor.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

AVP shares thoughts in the way forward for Higher Education

Ian Rowlands

“The need for universities to internationalize effectively is now more important than ever. The lessons learned from 2020 can serve us well in 2021 and beyond,” says Dr. Rowlands, associate vice-president, International, in a recent University World News article titled “Some questions for international HE to consider in 2021.” Read the full article, where Dr. Rowlands shares thoughts on the importance of evidence-based discussions about ‘Why’, and analyzing options for ‘How” here:

Friday, November 20, 2020

Student wins Best Presenter at the Virtual Research Colloquium

Nikolay Videnov

Nikolay Videnov, a master’s student at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) has won the title of Best University of Waterloo Presenter at the virtual research colloquium, jointly hosted by the University of Waterloo and the University of Strathclyde, last Thursday.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

You're invited to participate in a UN75 focus group

United Nations banner

Waterloo International is inviting all students to participate in the United Nation 75th (UN75) anniversary focus group on November 25, 2020.

Monday, November 9, 2020

The University of Waterloo and the University of Strathclyde invite you to a Fireside Chat

Firseside chat

The University of Waterloo and the University of Strathclyde are jointly hosting a virtual research colloquium, expected to provide an interactive space for graduate students from the participating universities to present their research and receive constructive feedback from international scholars in their respective fields.

Friday, September 25, 2020

International Week wraps up this weekend

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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Mid-week reflections on International Week

President Hamdullahpur, President Tunon de Lara, and Christine McWebb

Thanks to everyone who has participated in International Week 2020 (IW) so far this week.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

ASU shares best practices for online laboratory courses with Waterloo

Arizona State University's Justin Harding

Arizona State University (ASU) and the University of Waterloo are collaborating to provide additional resources for faculty to support the continuity of online teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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