Waterloo’s 60th year in review

Looking forward to another six decades of innovation and ideas that change the world

By Taylor Legere

University Relations


From Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s opening remarks at Hack the North on campus to advancements in autonomous vehicles and discoveries about our universe, it’s been an exciting 60th anniversary year for the University of Waterloo.

Some of the 2017 highlights include the student-design team Waterloop competing in Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Pod Competition, Waterloo’s first gender equity hackathon, and a new partnership with Amazon supporting AI research.  Again and again Waterloo students, faculty, and staff have been at the forefront of innovation.

Check out how Waterloo celebrated sixty years of innovation in the wrap up video: