March 2016

Occasional updates, comments, and reflections from President Feridun Hamdullahpur

Growing UWaterloo's international partnerships

Just before the end of March, I travelled to Singapore and China to meet some of UWaterloo's key partners in the region. 

Federal budget 2016 - Good news for Canadian universities

Image credit: Daryl Mitchell

In the budget presented today, Canada's federal government signaled a clear commitment to quality education and science as part of its overall vision for a strong and prosperous Canada.

UWaterloo's disruptors featured on BNN

Week 9 of BNN’s hit Canadian business program, The Disruptors, featured two of the University of Waterloo’s entrepreneurial success stories. I sat down with co-host Amber Kanwar to talk about the culture that helps make that success possible.

Celebrating the women of Waterloo

There’s lots of work to do on equity, both here at UWaterloo and around the world. But we made a dent this week.

Sharing Waterloo’s success - my speech in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Last week I visited Halifax to talk about the University of Waterloo’s unique model of university education. Here’s how it went. 

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