December 2013

From 2013-2018, the UWaterloo Life Blog revealed many highlights of the University of Waterloo student experience. What started as one story all the way back in 2013, snowballed into over 300 unique tales of adventure and perseverance, a little failure, and a lot of success. If you liked the blog, you’ll love our Instagram! Follow @UWaterloolife to discover new stories of student success and follow along with student takeovers.

Pharmacy focused

Pharmacy student recognized nationally

Danielle Paes may or may not have “started from the bottom”, but now she’s here. “Here” is eight months away from graduating from the Rx2014 class in the Waterloo Pharmacy program, and most recently, receiving the 2013 Commitment to Care & Service Award (CCSA) for Student Leadership.

A little compliment goes a long way

Speech Communication students spread happiness on campus

What does it take to make a change? Six Speech Communication students started “Project Happy Power” this term when they were challenged in their Leadership course (SPCOM 227) to prove that a small gesture can accomplish big things. The goal was to show that advocacy is easy, for anyone.

Steps to the top

Hip Hop Club places first in provincial dance competition

Members of the University of Waterloo Hip Hop Club, known as Kindred Crew, recently took home the trophy for first place from the Ontario Universities Competition for Hip-Hop (OUCH).

Fitness boost

4th year student gets fit with Athletics

Amanda Wheatley, a fourth-year English student, has accomplished a lot this term. She was one of three Wellness Warriors who volunteered to start exercising at least once a week and blog about the experience with uWaterloo Athletics.

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