University of Waterloo welcomes home alumni for Reunion 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The University of Waterloo will host alumni, staff, faculty, students and members of the community on Saturday, October 1 in celebration of Reunion 2016

Last year, more than 3,500 guests came to campus to revisit, reunite and relive UWaterloo for reunion celebrations. The Reunion 2016 events listed are family- and kid-friendly.

Date: Saturday, Oct 1, 2016

Time: Starts at 8:30 a.m.

Location: Waterloo campus, 200 University Avenue W., Waterloo

Highlights:

  • 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The AHS Fun Run at B.C. Matthews Hall. Run or walk around Ring Road to celebrate healthy and active living.
  • 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Faculty open houses:
    • 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Math Reunion 2016 at the Bruce White Atrium and patio in Mathematics 3. Start the day with a pancake breakfast and open house, and finish the afternoon with the Amazing Math Race.
    • 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Engineering open house and tours at the Sedra Student Design Centre in Engineering 5.
    • 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Stress-Free Interactive tours and activities designed to help you learn like an environment student without the stress of exams.
    • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Let’s Do Science! at Warrior Field to discover the wonders of science.
    • 1:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Grand opening of the new Applied Health Sciences building expansion at B.C. Matthews Hall.
    • 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Reconnect with Arts alumni and take a tour of the newly opened Hagey Hall Hub.
    • 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Grand opening of St. Jerome’s University College building expansion and ribbon cutting.
  • 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The 22nd annual East Asian Festival at Renison University College. Experience the vibrant cultures of China, Japan and Korea with live performances, music, food and educational booths.
  • 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Waterloo Warriors football game vs. Queen’s Gaels at Warrior Field. Gates open at 12:00 p.m.

For a full list of events, visit the Reunion website.  

Free parking on campus on October 1 in parking lots A, B, C, L, R, N, W and X.

International alumni are invited to join in the celebration by participating in Virtual Reunion. Online participation includes a Recapture Reunion Photo Challenge, a livestream lecture and virtual campus tours. Use #UWReunion to join in the social conversation on Facebook and Twitter.

About the University of Waterloo

University of Waterloo is Canada’s top innovation university. With more than 36,000 students we are home to the world's largest co-operative education system of its kind. Our unmatched entrepreneurial culture, combined with an intensive focus on research, powers one of the top innovation hubs in the world. Find out more at uwaterloo.ca.

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Media Contact:

Pamela Smyth
University of Waterloo
519-888-4777
www.uwaterloo.ca/news
@uWaterlooNews

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