News for Parents

Friday, January 31, 2020

University of Waterloo launches website for updates on the Coronavirus

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The University of Waterloo has launched a new website for updates related to the Coronavirus. A team of stakeholders from across campus meets regularly to monitor and provide updates on the current Coronavirus situation. For the latest developments and updates, as well as answers to some frequently asked questions, visit:

Monday, March 4, 2019

Addressing misconceptions about our university's international population

Two videos were recently developed by a Waterloo staff member, Chérisse Mike, as a voluntary initiative.  As Chérisse explains,

With an ever increasing international population, more and more students are coming into contact with others who are culturally different from them. [These] videos debunk common misconceptions and stereotypes about some minorities which are represented on the UW campus. The audience can see common scenarios that may help them better interact with minorities.