Joy - Science and Aviation

Science Ambassador

Joy wearing a pilot headset and holding a rubber duckYear: 2

Stream of study: Regular

Specialization: Earth Science

Career goal: Commercial pilot of a major airline

Favourite food: Ginger Ale

How I get involved: Over the last year I have been in Waterloo, I volunteered for every open house, and participated in a couple panels including a food panel for UW Food Services and a panel on the rebrand for WUSA. I also joined the UW Concert Band Club in the last semester.

Why I love my program

I chose this program because it has both science and aviation integrated in it. I stayed because of the tight-knit community that it comes with since the number of students taking it is relatively small compared to other programs in Waterloo. Here, I was able to make close friends who are all interested in the same topic, aviation, and are willing to support each other when tough times arise either through science courses, flying, or anything else!

Why University of Waterloo?

The University of Waterloo is the only university that has Science and Aviation as a program. It was the perfect program for me because out of all of my courses in high school, science was the most interesting to me and I wanted to learn more on that subject. I also wanted a Bachelor's degree and I wanted to become a pilot over everything else. So, not only do I get to learn more about science and get a degree in science, but I also get a license to become a pilot!

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Affiliation: 
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