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.

Student speaks at Canada's largest chemical physics conference

Like many students, chemistry major Sarah Bickers wasn’t sure what to expect in the workplace. While she enjoyed learning about the applications of her studies, Sarah didn’t expect to fall in love with research.

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.

Not your average TA job

Roshan, a third-year Environment and Business student is working as a teaching assistant at the Esperanza Project for his spring co-op term. The title is a little lacking, however, because Roshan is doing much more than just teaching.

The Esperanza Project is a non-profit, volunteer organization based out of the small town of Cabrera, Dominican Republic. They provide supplementary education and extra-curricular programming that encourages growth, both academically and socially.

Arts Co-op of the Year

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. 

Showcasing the co-op advantage

Rachel McDonald (centre) and colleagues. Original photo provided by The Daily Bulletin

Rachel McDonald's co-op job is paying off in more ways than one, after spending a work term researching the accomplishments of co-op students who came before her.

The Health Studies students recently completed her first co-op term with the Sunnybrook Research Institute where she not only authored a research paper, but was also able to see the finished results published in the  Journal of Cancer Education.

NERv: the dream of risk-free operations

Imagine a world with risk-free operations. More than 200 Canadians died of surgical complications in 2011 alone, according to Statistics Canada. A UWaterloo student holds a envisions a world without these risks.

uIntuition: passion meets industry

In a time when resumes and portfolios are incredibly important, two University of Waterloo students have created a way to connect students to their preferred career industry.

Sun safety simplified with a UWaterloo invention

Suncayr Team from left to right:
Hayden 
Soboleski, Derek Jouppi, Rachel Pautler, Andrew Martinko, Chad Sweeting

The sun is shining bright on five Nanotechnology students who have developed a brilliant way to help keep skin safe from UV rays.

Growing up and out

Engineering student expands her organic food business into Kitchener-Waterloo

Guest blog by Emily Peat

My name is Emily Peat and I’m in 4A Civil Engineering here at the University of Waterloo. I started a small organic food delivery business, EcoPlace Organics, in 2012 through the Enterprise Co-op program. Recently I announced an exciting new step for my business; we merged with Eat Green Organics, London’s largest and oldest organic delivery company, which allows EcoPlace to expand into Kitchener-Waterloo.

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