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During the Fall of 2020 I was supposed to be on...

Conor Truax  3B Systems Design Engineering During the fall of 2020, I was supposed to be on a co-op term.  Throughout those four months, many of my...

SAF2YEx and COVID-19

Jennifer Dong felt alone during the first few months of the COVID-19 pandemic, but SAF2YEx has helped her connect with her peers.  “SAF (School of...

Work from home

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, remote work has become the norm in many companies around the world. Some of these companies encourage and...

Why I chose co-op at UW

I believe the co-operative education system at the University of Waterloo is unparalleled, which is the primary reason I chose this school.  Co-op is a...

Winter 2021 Update

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Ontario and worldwide, the university has announced its plan to deliver the Winter 2021 term primarily...

How Employment Struggles Can Affect Your Mental Health (And What to...

During the COVID-19 pandemic, workers and job seekers across all sectors are experiencing stress and anxiety over finding or maintaining employment.  Many spring term internships...

Fall semester will be different

As we all adjust to the COVID-19 pandemic, UW has made the Fall 2020 semester with mixed remote and in-person learning.  On Friday, May 27,...

Let’s reflect on UWs co-op culture

We are living in an unprecedented time. With a world in flux, the uncertainty of what is to come can seem daunting and damning to...

COVID-19 costing students their co-op

One student, who wished to remain anonymous, told Imprint she was forced to terminate her work term early since she felt unsafe at work. "I...

COVID-19 on co-op: Student safety faces off against profits in a...

Compared to most other post-secondary institutions, UW had an extra wrench thrown into their decision making during the COVID-19 pandemic: coop. While it’s easy for...