September 2015

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.

Co-op student designs major Kik feature

Katherine Carras

At the beginning of her university career, Katherine Carras vowed to never repeat a co-op placement. However, this summer she found herself working at Kik for the second term in a row.

Why the change of heart? Katherine cites a unique design challenge - Kik Codes, as the main reason for coming back.

Canada's First HeForShe Scholarship Winners

2015 HeForShe Scholarship Winners

Earlier this month, the University of Waterloo announced the first six recipients of the prestigious HeForShe IMPACT scholarship. 

Waterloo welcomes Schulich Leader Scholarship winners

Schulich Leader Scholarship Recipients

This fall, the University of Waterloo welcomes four incoming first-year students that were awarded the Schulich Leader Scholarship for their demonstrated leadership in academic excellence.

Four-year Warrior fever

Brittany with friends and school mascot.

Most students participate in one Orientation week. Maybe two if they volunteer as a leader. But for Brittany Caines, one or two just wasn’t enough. This year she’ll be volunteering for the fourth time during Orientation.

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