News for International

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Major grant will help University of Waterloo build a sustainable aeronautics sector

Man speaking at podium in front of an audience with a plane behind him.

The University of Waterloo was awarded nearly $10 million in federal funding yesterday for a major initiative to rebuild Canada's pandemic-battered aeronautics sector and position it for a more sustainable future. 

Friday, February 24, 2023

Inspiring our youth, advancing society

The Young Eye filming an interview

Darren Harry Baine is a University of Waterloo undergrad and entrepreneur passionate about inspiring youth to think beyond themselves and create initiatives that advance society.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Waterloo receives Quantum Horizon funding award to understand and mitigate quantum information loss

Adrian Lupascu standing in lab.

The Quantum Horizons: Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research and Innovation for Nuclear Science Award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Physics has enabled a new collaboration between researchers who develop technologies for nuclear physics, quantum information science and high-energy physics. 

Monday, January 30, 2023

Tackling a global vision crisis

Ben Thompson holding a black apparatus to participants head.

The World Health Organization estimates that 2.2 billion people globally have a vision impairment. Dr. Stan Woo, director of the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry and Vision Science, views this statistic as a call to action, one he and his colleagues are working to fix. New investments and innovations are creating better access to care.

Monday, January 23, 2023

Waterloo marks 15 straight years as top research university

Sign from University of Waterloo campus entrance

The University of Waterloo has been designated Research University of the Year among Canadian comprehensive universities by Research Infosource Inc. for the 15th consecutive year.