December 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.

Pharmacy students get down to business

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 Symbol

As 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

A 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.

A picture is worth 1,000 words

IEW photo contest winners

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