Posts for the Topic Alumni

Occasional updates, comments, and reflections from President Feridun Hamdullahpur

Waterloo alumni: A community like no other

President Hamdullahpur with new Waterloo alumni

I have had the pleasure of meeting tens of thousands of University of Waterloo alumni over the years. The majority of them I meet the moment they become alumni as they walk across the stage at Convocation and we have a chance to chat for a moment about their time at Waterloo, what their future plans are and, yes, take a selfie or two.

Convocation, Careers and the Art of Transition

president and student at convocation

There is no time at the University of Waterloo like convocation. I have had the honour of joining the celebrations of many thousands of students during my time as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waterloo and it truly never gets old.

Stay Connected with Your Warrior Community

stay connected with alumni after graduation

As exams come to an end, I want to congratulate our students, faculty and staff members on another outstanding term. I also want to thank our students for their hard work. You continue to go above and beyond what is expected in and out of the classroom.

The University of Waterloo Visits Hong Kong

Hong Kong Alumni Dinner Crowd

It was a few short weeks ago that a delegation from the University of Waterloo visited Hong Kong to broaden Waterloo’s ties to one of the most vibrant economies and communities in the world. Hong Kong is home to the most Waterloo alumni in the world, outside of Canada, making it an incredibly special place to visit and explore. Our roots have traveled far, shaping our future beyond the borders of Canada.

Growing Waterloo's profile in Asia

#UWaterloo Delegation Team

For the last week and a bit, I've had the honour of leading our annual president's delegation to East Asia. This year our travels took us to Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China, to maintain and build partnerships that will serve Waterloo well for years to come.

Following the #UWaterlooAsia Delegation trip!

UWaterloo Graduates Matter to This Community

Celebrating our newest alumni’s contributions to our university and community.

Celebrating 15 Years of Keystone

UWaterloo staff, faculty and donors enjoyed a beautiful afternoon celebrating our generous campus community.

Signature Innovation in Korea

This week I travelled to Korea to catch up with our alumni, participate in a university presidents' forum, and leave Waterloo's signature on the Samsung Innovation Museum. 

From entrepreneurs to volunteers, we all pitch in: April in review

As we come to the end of yet another term, I’m glad to be able to share with you some events and initiatives that took place on campus during the month of April so far. Furthermore, my monthly update is a chance for me to recognize a few of the many exceptional members of our community each month, whether they are faculty, staff, students, or alumni.

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