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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...

  1. Dec. 5, 2018Optometry student Sherene Vazhappilly wins Transitions Scholarship AwardSherene Vazhappilly

    Fourth-year Optometry student Sherene Vazhappilly has won the 2018 Students of Vision Scholarship from Transitions Optical and the Opticians Association of Canada.

  2. Nov. 30, 2018The doctor and the dragon: Entrepreneurs provide advice and inspiration for building careers in vision careArlene Dickinson speaks to students, staff and faculty at the School of Optometry & Vision Science

    On November 26th more than 200 students, staff and faculty at the School of Optometry & Vision Science gathered for an evening full of practical career advice mixed with inspiration, offered by two of the industry’s key influencers.

  3. Nov. 5, 2018Trans-Pacific agreement fosters close research partnership between Hong Kong PolyU and WaterlooHong Kong PolyU Vice President (Research Development), Alexander Wai holds witnessed agreement (centre) with Waterloo Dean of Sc

    Hong Kong PolyU Vice President (Research Development), Alexander Wai holds witnessed agreement (centre) with Waterloo Dean of Science, Bob Lemieux (l

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  1. Dec. 17, 2018WRITING WITH VISION: A toolkit for your manuscript

    WRITING WITH VISION: A toolkit for your manuscript is an intensive full day writing workshop to help build and support your scientific manuscript writing skills. The workshop will run Monday December 17, from 8:30am- 4:30pm, in WLRC.

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