To celebrate Giving Tuesday, 1,690 University of Waterloo supporters — including alumni, faculty, staff, retirees and friends — donated a whopping $705,621 this year! This is an amazing achievement that is only possible because of you.
A huge congratulations to the 2023 recipients of the Joyce Scholars Award: Tahreem, Avery and Haley.
These three University of Waterloo students will each receive up to $20,000 for the duration of their studies. We are proud of our Joyce Scholars who have overcome adversity in their lives to pursue a world-class education at UWaterloo.
The University of Waterloo Campus Wellness team works throughout the year to provide on-campus support for all students, including healthcare, nutritional and dietician support, counselling services and more. While Campus Wellness covers a wide spectrum of support, Melissa Strachan, associate director of Counselling Services, is focusing on improving mental health support for students.
On November 15, more than 100 people from Advancement and 27 other units across campus (including Alumni Council members) made 1,400 calls as part of the University's National Philanthropy Day thank-a-thon.
Donors responded with appreciation — and sometimes surprise. “I spoke to a donor who was thrilled to be thanked and not asked for money,” said one caller. Some calls even sparked new gifts. Read the full story.
Many students spend their co-op work terms at tech firms or corporations. Others make an impact at non-profit organizations, thanks to several co-op programs that fund student work terms at non-profit organizations, like Global Citizen Internships, Co-op for Social Good and the Co-op for Community program.
Waterloo’s outgoing Faculty, Staff and Retiree Giving Program chairs say even small gifts can make a big difference in a student’s life
Vivek Goel welcomes Ron McKenzie from Rogers Communications to discuss the impact of the 5G-UWaterloo partnership to advance Canadian tech innovation
The Warriors Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Fund opens new opportunities for physical activity and life skills, like learning to swim
Libraries are much more than places to borrow books or read newspapers. The libraries at the University of Waterloo are hubs that bring communities together to learn and support each other, while furthering the University’s mission to generate and share knowledge.
Mastercard and the Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute (CPI) at the University of Waterloo have announced a $550,000 partnership focused on research and talent advancement in cybersecurity.