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.
This UWaterloo team's proposal could change the way students and seniors live in Waterloo Region and beyond.
Long hours, persistent planning and undeniable passion are all in a day’s work for the members of Fashion for Change. Started in 2010, the Feds club’s mission is to provide the opportunity for students to express their artistic interests and talents through fundraising events showcasing fashion design, dance and much more. This mission is fulfilled through the hosting of their Annual Charity Fashion Show along with additional events such as coffeehouses and dance and modeling workshops.
Addicted, homeless and in trouble with the law. By the time Jesse Thistle was twenty his future seemed bleak. Now a mature student at UWaterloo, Jesse is thriving in his graduate program and is using his past to assert his future.
This art piece may be a tad too large to hang above your bed.
From November 18 to 20, hundreds of guests attended Unity (1918) at the Theatre of the Arts. Written by Canadian playwright Kevin Kerr, the play depicts what happens when the deadly Spanish Flu hits in a small Saskatchewan town thought to be safe from the epidemic.
Linda Chen is determined to dance her way around the world - and she's taking Waterloo students with her! Her recent video, Brave - Campus Dance Style is a reminder for students to take time to be silly, especially during the stressful exam season.
Ever wonder what success really means? For 2014 Arts co-op of the year Skye Wattie, success is accomplished with the help of the people that you meet during your journey - mentors, friends and reminders of resilience in the face of hardship.
A Global Business and Digital Arts student's interest in Canadian culture and history has led her to national recognition by having her design chosen as Canada's logo for its 150th birthday celebrations this July.
Ryan Connell is the definition of inspiration. His generosity and charisma allow him to be an incredible volunteer and show kindness to everyone.