News archive - November 2012

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

How to save your term

two female students sit at a desk with a male instructor, a laptop and study materials are on the desk

Come back from a bad mid-term

Surprised or upset by your mid-term marks? Chances are, if you're studying at the University of Waterloo, it's because you're a good student and might not be used to struggling with school. So, where do you start when it comes to asking for help?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Check your student account

a calendar turned to December 17

Winter 2013 fees are due December 17

You’ve enrolled in courses for winter (hopefully not too many early morning classes), the next thing on your to-do list should be to become Fees Arranged.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Innovation thrives with experience as the teacher

VeloCity innovation

University of Waterloo pioneered experiential learning with its co-operative program. The introduction of VeloCity in 2008 took this form of learning to new heights. VeloCity gives students the opportunity to test ideas quickly, and respond even more quickly, based on real-time results – it allows for learning from mistakes in a safe environment. The result: innovation.

Monday, November 12, 2012

Network of entrepreneurs inspires next generation

VeloCity networking

Known internationally for its startup culture, Waterloo Region is home to many seasoned entrepreneurs and organizations like Communitech, eager to offer their resources to budding entrepreneurs. Connections are at the heart of entrepreneurship, and key to why many VeloCity entrepreneurs participate in University of Waterloo’s Velocity Residence, Garage and Campus programs.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

The VeloCity Venture Fund can open doors…even to the Dragon’s Den

VeloCity Venture Fund winners

Connections, credibility and much-needed capital – key components of startup success – are on the line when entrepreneurial students at the University of Waterloo compete for a piece of the VeloCity Venture Fund.