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Feb. 7, 2019Print | PDF
Valentine’s Day is almost here. We asked Wilfrid Laurier University’s community of student Golden Hawks what they love about Laurier. Here’s what they had to say.
“I love Laurier because of the variety of opportunities to get involved and the closeness of the community.”
third-year student, Business Administration program, Waterloo campus
“I love Laurier because there is always so much school spirit and everyone just seems happy to be here. I also love Laurier because it’s easy to make friends here as everyone is so welcoming and happy to help people.”
fourth-year student, Human Rights
“I love Laurier because of the supportive community that I have encountered during my four years here. It has led me to academic, international and extra-curricular experiences where I can truly express myself.”
third-year student, Health Sciences program, Waterloo campus
“More than anything, Laurier is a loving community. From the faculty to the students and even the food services staff, everyone is looking to motivate and inspire one another. I have yet to meet a single negative person on campus and I doubt I ever will."
“I love Laurier because it empowers me both in and out of the classroom with meaningful learning experiences that are helping to shape who I am and build the types of skills that define a great leader.”
second-year student, Business Technology Management program, Brantford campus
“I love Laurier because students of different identities have the right to speak and share their experiences and cultural celebrations. Students in need have access to support resources and enjoy an equitable learning environment. Laurier backs every single student to thrive in their own way.”
master’s student, Integrative Biology program, Waterloo campus
“I love Laurier because it’s small in size but big in heart. I know and interact with the entire community, not just with students but with professors, lab coordinators
"I love Laurier because it's where I thrive. The feeling of community among students, faculty
“We love Laurier because of the long-lasting friendships made through our roles as peer wellness educators, which allows us to positively impact Laurier students.”
We’d love to hear from you! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or tag us on social media with the hashtag #LaurierLove.
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