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December 2015

Hey Waterloo students - you do some pretty awesome things and we want to tell your stories of success. Help us bring your accomplishments (and those of your friends) to life. While you're here, read what other students are up to, share their stories and tell the world about the cool, smart and fun things Waterloo students do.

Pharmacy students get down to business

Beyond Wellness Pharmsave team photo

Each year, universities go head to head to create the most innovative business plan in the field of pharmacy. This year, a Waterloo team came out on top at the Pharmsave Business Competition, winning the top prize of $5,000.

Student artist tackles gender binary with Sex Symbol

Sex SymbolAs part of UWaterloo’s 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, Arts student Madeline Samms set out to challenge the binary system of gender and sexuality.

Step aside Shakespeare - there are new wordsmiths in town

Sarah KhalidA Battle of Waterloo was played out via poetry and spoken word this past term as one of UWaterloo’s youngest clubs hosted the Battle of Waterloo Poetry Slam.

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A picture is worth 1,000 words

IEW photo contest winnersEach year, the Where in the world photo contest is one of the highlights of International Education Week. Out of the 16 finalists, Management Engineering students Juana Attieh and Yahya Wahbeh managed to take first place for their submissions.

Métis grad student tackles gender violence in Beijing

Menke MeijerFor Menke Meijer, going to China was one of the most inspiring and rewarding decisions that she has ever made.