Keeping an eye on the future
The School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo, provides the only English optometric training in Canada leading to an accredited Doctor of Optometry degree. The school also provides a graduate program in Vision Science and Optometry. Extensive clinic programs support practical experience for students, and health services for the public. Read more about the School of Optometry...
Upcoming 50th Anniversary events
Alumni of Honour Awards – Nominate someone for this special honour before May 12th!
Weekend highlights – event and registration information
- Mar. 24, 2017
The School of Optometry and Vision Science continued its winning streak at the 2017 University Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. Emmanuel Alabi, one of our Vision Science PhD candidates, not only took home $1,000 for winning the university level competition but also captivated the audience, and earned the People’s Choice award.
- Mar. 1, 2017
The annual Faculty of Science Three Minute Thesis heat returned this week. More than twenty graduate students from all six units gathered to compete and describe their research in less than three minutes, using only one slide.
The Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Rob Hill, kicked off the competition and hosted the event.
- Feb. 14, 2017
- June 3, 2017
The University of Waterloo 60 and BEYOND presents a free public education event in celebration of the School of Optometry & Vision Science's 50th Anniversary. We are inviting the community to learn more about current issues in eye health. Children’s activities will be available.
Lectures will include the following topics:
- Sep. 22 to 24, 2017
Please save the date and plan on joining us for a weekend celebration!
The weekend events will include:
CE – to feature some outstanding speakers
Alumni Skit Night competition – Get your team together now and sign up to participate.
Banquet and dance, featuring the Lost Faculties! Yes they have agreed to reunite for this special milestone.
Hockey tournament (tbc) – This will depend on our ability to secure ice time. Stay tuned.