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February 2017

Waterloo students are accomplishing awesome things every day - and we want to tell your stories of success.

The Nine Things You Learn on Exchange

girl holding kuala

Originally prepared by Kristina Overbeek with edits by Fabiola Alvarez and Nirvona Sorayo-Galo

Five insider tips and tricks for Waterloo students

Waterloo students may come from different programs, hometowns, age groups or backgrounds, yet one thing all students can come to a consensus on is this: Student life can be challenging.

Whether it’s living on a tight budget, dealing with long, cold commutes or not getting into the class you really wanted, the life of a student can be a trying time for most. Well, here are five insider tips and tricks to make life even a bit easier for all Waterloo students!

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How to make the most out of reading week in Waterloo for under $100

Staying in Waterloo over reading week? Worried about not having anything to do? We have you covered! Here at the SSO we have searched far and wide to bring you a list of activities that won’t break the bank and are guaranteed to be an amazing time.

February 17

Enjoy a night of mitten making with Darleen! In this cold weather you can never have too many gloves, so why not make your own? Join Darleen at Thrift on Kent for a night of fun and creativity. The best part? It’s free.

How to make the most out of reading week in Waterloo for under $100

Staying in Waterloo over reading week? Worried about not having anything to do? We have you covered! Here at the SSO we have searched far and wide to bring you a list of activities that won’t break the bank and are guaranteed to be an amazing time.

February 17

Enjoy a night of mitten making with Darleen! In this cold weather you can never have too many gloves, so why not make your own? Join Darleen at Thrift on Kent for a night of fun and creativity. The best part? It’s free.

Go Green or Go Home

tia infront of greenwall

Preserving our environment and doing the best we can to keep our surroundings green and sustainable is potentially one of the most pressing issues of our time. I caught up with one of UWaterloo’s green activists, Tia Brierley, to get a better understanding of the initiatives she has taken in order to make UWaterloo a more sustainable space. UWaterloo a more sustainable space. 

Six Tips for Finding Co-op Success

students walking in hallway

It is no secret that co-op season can be stressful. Trying to balance job applications and an academic workload is by no means an easy task. The stress of this whole process can be amplified significantly if you are not hearing anything from employers.

A Behind the Scenes Look at one of the Biggest Events on Campus

smiling gio

Fashion for change is a club on campus that for seven years has combined a passion for the arts and philanthropy to create change in the global community.

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