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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.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong visits Waterloo

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host a visit from the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong to discuss development opportunities for Waterloo in Hong Kong and Macau.

Waterloo’s current connections with Hong Kong include research partnership agreements at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and City University of Hong Kong, student mobility agreements for exchange opportunities with five universities, and co-op employers that provided opportunities to 74 students in 2015/16.

Monday, April 3, 2017

Delegates from the Graduate School at Shenzhen Tsinghua University visit Waterloo

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host delegates visiting from Shenzhen Tsinghua University’s Graduate School to discuss general dual degree graduate programs, graduate student exchange, graduate recruitment and management, and job opportunities for graduate students.

The visit also included discussions about specific 1+1+1 dual degree master’s programs with the dean and faculty members from Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment and potential research collaborations in biology focused on stem cell biology, tumour biology, and nano-immune detection technology.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Professor Jesse Hoey awarded funding from Trans-Atlantic Platform for the Social Sciences and Humanities

Professor Jesse Hoey, along with professor Mei Nagappan and international collaborators, have received a grant for more than $850,000 CAD from the Trans-Atlantic Platform for the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Water Institute members receive Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

Four Water Institute members receive funding for Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships to enrich their academic, professional and cross-cultural experiences.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Canada’s Ambassador to Japan visits Waterloo

University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host a visit of Canada’s Ambassador to Japan to discuss Canada-Japan relations with a focus on education linkages, research and innovation partnerships with Japanese companies and institutions, and recruitment of Japanese students to Waterloo.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

WatCo opens technology transfer centre in China

The University of Waterloo has opened its first technology transfer centre in China.