News archive - September 2012

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

A successful start to a year of firsts

First year Waterloo students

Monday, September 10, 2012

Get involved and get connected

two students stand at the base of an outdoors staircase, the female student is pointing at other students walking up the stairs

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

International students Waterloo-bound

International students at the airport.

On Saturday, September 1 and Sunday, September 2, a dozen International Student Experience volunteers headed to the Toronto Pearson International Airport. Their purpose: to welcome international students flying into Toronto headed to Waterloo. After visiting Canadian Immigration and getting through customs, students are happy to see a friendly face from their new home for the next few years.

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

An inside look at Orientation Week

When you’re expecting over 6,000 first-year students on campus for Orientation Week, there’s a lot of work that goes in to preparing the campus, the activities and the first-year students themselves. Along with the faculties, the Federation of Students (Feds) and the Student Success Office (SSO) partner to organize the week and each have one full-time staff on the job. Becky Wroe (Feds) and Cassie Gilpin (SSO) work tirelessly with three contract staff members to pull everything together.