University of Waterloo and Notable Alumni, full Information

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university of waterloo

The university of waterloo is one of the best public research university which has its main campus at waterloo, Ontario, Canada, a country in the northern part of North America. the world’s second-largest country by total area. Its southern border with the United States, stretching some 8,891 kilometers (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

The university was founded on 1 July 1957 named as the waterloo college associates faculties, It was established to fill the need to train engineers and technicians for Canada’s growing postwar economy. It grew substantially over the next decade.

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However, in the year 1960, the faculty of Optometry of Ontario was added, which is currently now known as the School of Optometry and Vision Science, which is one of the professional schools at the University of Waterloo. The university has the largest enrollment education program in the world, with over 20,000 undergraduate students in over 140 cooperative education programs

The main campus of the university of waterloo covers about 404 hectares of land. This prestigious University generously makes a significant effort to offer quality academic programs which are administered by six faculties and ten faculty-based schools.

Former Name Waterloo College Associate Faculties  between 1956–1959
Year Established 4 July 1956
Chancellor Dominic Barton
Institution type Public University
Total Enrollment 56,701
Academic staff 1,233
Administrative staff 2,807
President Feridun Hamdullahpur
Phone +1 519-888-4567
Undergraduate tuition and fees 13,203 CAD
  Motto In harmony with truth
Address  200 University Ave W, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada
Campus   Urban

When you talk about the institution that has most co-operative education (co-op) programs, the university of waterloo is in the top, co-operative education (co-op) programs allow students to adjust their education with some alternative and applicable work experiences.

The university of waterloo Ontario Canada has produced numerous graduates, which are doing very well in all works of life around the globe. The institution has about 135,000 alumni, in 140 countries, it may interest you to know that greater percentage of the universities alumni passed through the faculty of mathematics, due to its a center of attraction for theoreticians.

A table showing the names of the university of waterloo, notable alumni and profession.

S/N Names of Alumni Profession/Career
1.   Vitalik Buterin science, Co-founder of Ethereum and as a co-founder of Bitcoin magazine
2.   Václav Chvátal Mathematician, Computer science professor at Concordia University
3. Clifford Cunningham Cunningham Classical studies, Astronomer
4.   Amanda Burk Artist, associate professor at Nipissing University
5.  Aleksandar Jurišič Computer science, Professor of cryptography at the University of Ljubljana
6.   Bill Ballinger Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
7.   George Roter Engineering, Co-CEO of Engineers Without Borders (Canada)
8.   Jean Poirier Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario
9.   Curwin Friesen Economics, Chief executive officer of Friesens
10.   Brad Goddard Theatre, Actor
12.   J. Alan George Computer science, Dean of the University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics
13.   ElizabethWitmer   Politics, Member of Ontario provincial parliament  
14.   Liane Davey   Industrial/Organizational Psychology & Leadership consultant, public speaker, and New York Times bestselling author  
 15. Richard Ducharme   Civil engineering, General Manager of Transportation for Edmonton  
16.   Dianne Haskett   Arts, Mayor of London, Ontario  

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