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Making the most of your internship

Courtney Lang in Nepal.

The University of Waterloo is ranked as one of the top Canadian universities for hands-on and experiential learning, supported by our world-renowned co-op program, international exchange programs, and overseas field placements.

How homework becomes entrepreneurship

It’s no secret that students tend to turn to alternative marketplaces to find, trade or sell their textbooks to other students.

Creating change with a paddle

Madeline paddle boarding

For Madeline Leblanc, advancing brain cancer research and preserving the memory of her friends are both done through the dip of paddle.

Six students tackle climate change with the UN in Paris

Group picture of delegates at COP21

Were you following the landmark UN Climate Change Conference in Paris last month? Six of our Environment students were there, representing UWaterloo and doing their part to create a better world for future generations.

Paddling towards a cure

After losing two close friends to brain cancer, an Environment and Resource Studies student has started an annual grassroots fundraiser to build awareness for brain cancer research.

Facebooking why you do your civic duty

Did you vote in the municipal election last fall? A masters student in Environment was awarded $2,000 last month for sharing his reasons for voting in a social media contest.

Environmental passions flowing freely

Water, water everywhere - or is it? A second-year Environment and Business student is turning her passion into action by installing water meters on campus in an effort to reduce water consumption.

Students helping students

St. Paul’s students support each other through the Student Refugee Program

Gloire Gatabazi grew up in Kenya with refugee status, living most of his life in Nairobi and eventually relocating to the Kakuma Refugee Camp. When he was in high school, Gloire knew he wanted to attend post-secondary school, but knew that due to his refugee status he did not qualify for government scholarships. Last year though, he left Kenya to study International Development at the University of Waterloo.

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