University Guide 2024

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How to Plan a Gap Year

Interest in gap years is increasing. Here are tips to make the most of a year "off."
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The Best Programs

Deciding what to study is as important as choosing where to do it. We spoke with education consultants and industry experts, and dug into the data to find out which fields have the most jobs and which schools have standout programs for business, engineering, health sciences, nursing and more. Plus, we profile four co-op students taking on the real world. 
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Co-Op Spotlight: Megan Davitsky and Kaija Donaldson

Two University of Waterloo students share their co-op experience at the UW Anatomy Lab
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Co-Op Spotlight: Basil Syed

This computer science student tells Maclean’s about his year-long co-op
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Co-Op Spotlight: Natalie Alhadidi

This psychology student’s co-op helped her realize her interest in design
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Co-Op Spotlight: Mina Pavlovic

This sustainability-focused student shares about her co-op experience at an engineering firm