University of Waterloo
02/26/2017 at 07:40. Facebook
Thinking about Kinesiology at Waterloo? See why Ammar chose to study Kinesiology at Waterloo [ Ow.ly Link ], and explore the unique hands-on learning component of our program. Stay tuned for our Kinesiology Facebook Live on Monday, February 27th at 4 pm . You'll get an exclusive preview of the teaching labs that you could be learning in, and get insights from instructors and current students.
University of Waterloo
02/23/2017 at 16:20. Facebook
Today 4 students from the University of Waterloo Aviation Program were recognized as the first selected for a new partnership with Sunwing Vacations and the Region of Waterloo International Airport. University of Waterloo - Faculty of Science and Waterloo's Faculty of Environment students in the Aviation program will be selected by Sunwing to immediately become First-Officers upon graduation....
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University of Waterloo
02/21/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
University of Waterloo alumnus and founder of Kik, Ted Livingston, desires to make an impact in the Waterloo region.

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Kik’s millionaire founder aims to leave his mark on the region

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02/20/2017 at 18:48. Facebook
“This is actual infrastructure that could advance humanity.”

Read today's The Toronto Star about our Hyperloop Challenge team, Waterloop. #GoWaterloop

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Students in Hyperloop competition pioneering the ‘fifth mode’ of transportation | Toronto Star

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72 Canadians are on the shortlist to becoming Canada's next astronauts and four of them are University of Waterloo alumni. These candidates were selected from a pool of 3,772 applicants. Congratulations to our alumni, you've made us proud! [ Ow.ly Link ]

Local ties abound for finalists hoping to be Canada's next astronauts

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Today is Valentines Day and a University of Waterloo alumnus has the sweets to help celebrate. David Chow is an engineer-turned pastry chef that transferred his passion for food into works of art. His pastries are all uniquely hand-crafted, applying his artistic and technical skills. Read more: [ Ow.ly Link ]

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Consuming excessive amounts of sugary drinks can cause future consequences to your health. New research from the University of Waterloo projects that over consumption of sugary drinks can cause the health care system more than $50 billion over the next 25 years. Learn more: [ Ow.ly Link ]

Sugary drink consumption by Canadians is ‘excessive,’ could harm health...

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Rachel McDonald, a student at the University of Waterloo, took her terms beyond the traditional co-op experience. She spent five terms at SunnyBrook Hospital where she co-ordinated a radiotherapy program for people in the advanced stages of cancer. Learn more about her story: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Six Waterloo Warriors have traded their black and gold for red and white to represent Canada at the 2017 Winter Universiade Games. These Waterloo athletes travelled to Almaty, Kazakhstan to represent our school and their country at the games. The Universiade is an international multi-sport competition that takes place every two years. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Six Warriors represent Canada at the World University Games

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University of Waterloo ranks in the top 10 universities that have produced the most unicorn founders. Amongst other schools such as Harvard, Stanford and MIT, the University of Waterloo is the only Canadian school ranked.

A "unicorn" is a company valued at over a billion-dollars.
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Future students: share your Waterloo pride with us for a chance to win a $100 gift card towards your first-year textbooks. Tag your pictures with #ideasstarthere, or send us your snaps to @uofwaterloo on Snapchat . Don't forget to check today's story!
Last weekend a large group of female entrepreneurs came together to share information, learn and work with mentors to turn ideas into actionable businesses plans.

The Waterloo Women: Ideas Makers Innovators event builds on the commitment made by the University of Waterloo to the United Nations HeForShe campaign in 2015.

Learn more about Waterloo Women event: [ Ow.ly Link ] #WIMIn17
University President Feridun Hamdullahpur's statement on the U.S. Executive Order on Immigration and Travel and it's impact on #UWaterloo students, faculty and staff. [ Ow.ly Link ]

A statement on the U.S. Executive Order on Immigration and Travel

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University of Waterloo’s student design team takes their high-speed pod to the SpaceX test track in Hawthorne, California this weekend. [ Ow.ly Link ] #GoWaterloop

Waterloop: Canada’s only Hyperloop team heads to SpaceX competition

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This Friday, Jan 27th, our Waterloop team will be heading out to Hawthorne, California to compete in the SpaceX competition. In support of the 150+ students on this journey, we will be cheering them on via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Use #GoWaterloop to show them your support!
EU students ranked Canada “most desirable” country for post-secondary education!
Times Higher Education reports that a survey of 219 international students at universities in the UK found that Canada was the most desirable English-speaking destination for students from the European Union. [ Ow.ly Link ]. Learn more about our +100 undergraduate programs and apply for Fall 2017 [ Ow.ly Link ]

Canada overtakes UK as ‘most desirable’ country for EU students

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On Monday, January 9, 2017, our community came together to celebrate the University of Waterloo’s 60th anniversary year with a keen eye to the future, which featured keynotes from Edward Snowden and Kate Darling from MIT Media Lab! Take a look at some of the highlights. #UWaterloo60
Last week Bardish Chagger Federal Minister of Small Business and Tourism announced $36.2 million in funding for our new E7 building. The seven-storey, 240,000-square-foot building will feature seven lecture halls, 20 garages for student design teams and 40 research labs, including a cutting-edge additive manufacturing (3D printing) lab and RoboHub, a unique testing facility for aerial, mobile...
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Taking certain omega-3 fatty acid supplements during pregnancy can reduce the risk of childhood asthma by almost one third, according to a new study from the Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood (COPSAC) and the University of Waterloo.

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