January 2021

4 Things I Wish I Knew as a First Year Student

I know it can be scary to begin university, and in my case, being an international student meant that I was going to be away from family and friends, or in other words, home…

Top 6 COVID-19 Prompts to Ace Your Next Virtual Interview

Top 6 Covid-19 Prompts to Ace Your Next Virtual Interview Banner

Going digital is the new normal. This could be about moving in-person services to the virtual space or adjusting from on-location work to remote work. As the world is adapting to the pandemic by transitioning online, we must also adapt our skills and job search to this change as well. This includes having to do co-op placements or jobs at home on your computers and having to be interviewed for those positions virtually with answers that highlight your digital skills.

Below we have compiled some key interview questions with helpful answers to get you through the interview successfully.

Interview with UW’s award-winning graduate student presenter, Nikolay Videnov

Image of Nikolay Videnov wearing a dark coloured shirt and smiling at the camera

Last semester, Nikolay Videnov won the Best Presenter award at the University of Waterloo and the University of Strathclyde’s Virtual Research Colloquium. We love to see UW students succeed at presentations, so we thought we’d reach out and have a short conversation about how that presentation came together, and to pick Nikolay’s brain about the process.  

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