Student stories

New Student Experiences
NameTitleProgram
Aneka FriesenBiology student Aneka Friesen explores an ocean of possibilities on her first co-op termBiology
Chloe SwabeyTracking garter snakes to assess environmental changeBiology
Celina GazelWork term as teacher in Uganda is eye-opening for biochem studentBiochemistry and microbiology
Jessica RoundGraham Branton endowment winner works with the health care system in UgandaBiochemistry and microbiology
Levana MastrangeloIndigenous culture and passion for science connect through co-op work term Biochemistry and microbiology
Ross PragerBiochemistry Co-op Student of the Year makes a difference in neuroscienceBiochemistry and microbiology
Vida JovanovicLab skills in action at ImmunoPrecise Antibodies Ltd.Biochemistry and microbiology
Dennis PavlinaRevenueWire sees results from hiring UVic co-op studentsBusiness
Jordyn HrenykTrying on different hats at the Bank of MontrealBusiness
Jordyn HrenykRecent Gustavson grad brings entrepreneurial know-how to Indigenous communitiesBusiness
Katherine MurphyBusiness alumna helped grow local restaurant Nourish during her work terms Business
Karlee BamfordWork term as research assistant helps chem student develop skillsChemistry
Absaar Arshaad ChougulePerforming maintenance at BC's largest wind farmEngineering, computer science and math
Alex McKay and Nick SaarEngineering students design pre-incident plan for navy base fire departmentEngineering, computer science and math
Andy HuerlimannMechanical engineering student graduates on a high noteEngineering, computer science and math
Angus RittenburgEngineering Co-op Student of the Year strives to make the world a better placeEngineering, computer science and math
Brian WanOne work term, a wide range of projectsEngineering, computer science and math
Kate WorthyPassion for sustainable development takes civil engineering student to TanzaniaEngineering, computer science and math
Marc LaventureEngineering student completes supercharged co-op at Tesla MotorsEngineering, computer science and math
Nick Birch and Tyler RhodesElectrical engineering students build tree-planting robot on entrepreneurial co-op work termEngineering, computer science and math
Paul FormanekFederal funding helping Canada’s students and industries growEngineering, computer science and math
Rishi VasandaniBiomedical engineering student volunteers with UVic's CanAssistEngineering, computer science and math
Sarah AllanElectrical engineering student graduates with a passport of experienceEngineering, computer science and math
Alex CrawshawAlex Crawshaw (recreation and health education) sends greetings from WalesExercise science, physical and health education
Bobby EngWorking as an English teacher in Hubei, ChinaExercise science, physical and health education
Carly OswaldLeading adventures on Summer DayzExercise science, physical and health education
Carly LloydCarly Lloyd (recreation and health education) leads kids in exploring the outdoorsExercise science, physical and health education
Caroline WigginsWorking as a volunteer coordinator for Surrey's Natural Areas PartnershipExercise science, physical and health education
Celese ThompsonDown by the bay where the QA campers playExercise science, physical and health education
Elizabeth MayKinesiology student takes classroom learning to the clinicExercise science, physical and health education
Erin HenneberryPlanning and coordinating culturally sensitive health and wellness workshops for families living in subsidized housing across British ColumbiaExercise science, physical and health education
Faris Al ZaabiDissolving geographical borders through Kinesiology in Abu DhabiExercise science, physical and health education
Jayme ForrestBuilding community at Vikes summer campsExercise science, physical and health education
Jen SlaterRHED student at backpacker's inn in Brisbane, AustraliaExercise science, physical and health education
Karoline MacKenzieRecreation and health education student helps make organized sports financially accessibleExercise science, physical and health education
Katelyn KennedyRHEd student volunteers in Ghana thanks to Graham Branton Endowment Fund Exercise science, physical and health education
Kirsten BealeBuilding skills as a Green Shack coordinatorExercise science, physical and health education
Meaghan SchaeferFighting fires with the BC Wildlife Management BranchExercise science, physical and health education
Megan SmithA work term at GO Rowing and Paddling CentreExercise science, physical and health education
Simon PageRHED student at the Cridge Centre for the FamilyExercise science, physical and health education
Simon PageRecreation and health education co-op student rocks festival season at the Victoria Jazz SocietyExercise science, physical and health education
Tamara MonodEPHE student keeps Ucluelet parks beautifulExercise science, physical and health education
Teresa TranVI Fitness Centre provides great work term experience for RHED studentExercise science, physical and health education
Will RussellRHED student contributes to local community with position at Salvation ArmyExercise science, physical and health education
Wilson MacdonaldKinesiology co-op student exercises passion for sports and helping othersExercise science, physical and health education
Breandan McGhee and Heather JenkinsDynamic learning in action at IPSHumanities and fine arts
Elizabeth BassettCo-op spins student into published author Humanities and fine arts
Emily GolumbiaGreek and Roman Studies student explores museum sector through co-opHumanities and fine arts
Jennifer PolackProfessional communications student connects to Indigenous community through co-opHumanities and fine arts
Katelyn MooresBravo Zulu to professional communication student Katelyn MooresHumanities and fine arts
Katie YakovlevaEnglish and Slavic Studies student combines literary studies with AbeBooks co-opHumanities and fine arts
Lindsey WillisCo-op student’s humanities background gives her an edge in tech researchHumanities and fine arts
Rowan MeredithRowan Meredith (slavic studies) explores intercultural co-op opportunities at home and abroadHumanities and fine arts
Will ChasterHistory and environmental studies student gains research and writing work experience through co-opHumanities and fine arts
Wilson Chung, Maggie (Rui) FangCo-op students make a splash organizing 2012 Dragon Boat Festival Business
Humanities and fine arts
David GuJob shadowing at Island Health leads to co-op work term and more for health information science studentHealth information science
Masters student combines research passion with fulfilling co-op experienceHealth information science
Catherine BrightCatherine Bright (UVic Law) graduates with articling position with former co-op employerLaw
Kirsty BroadheadKirsty Broadhead (UVic Law) combines passion and research with Indigenous law co-opLaw
Tú PhamLaw student finds a solid career in YellowknifeLaw
Anna Press and Allison BishopDispute resolution co-op students present on social media at Global Internship ConferencePublic administration and dispute resolution
Jessica DicksonDispute Resolution grad finds career fit at First Nations consultancyPublic administration and dispute resolution
Meghan FodorDispute resolution grad student explores human resources industry through co-opPublic administration and dispute resolution
John NsabimanaWorking for United Nations Headquarters in NYPublic administration and dispute resolution
Kasey LuftBallard Power Systems is perfect learning environment for physics co-op studentPhysics and astronomy
Marcus MerryfieldStudying magnetars with the synthesis radio telescopePhysics and astronomy
Lincoln HoodEOS student helps share Ocean Networks Canada share data with Canadian post-secondariesEarth and ocean sciences
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