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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.

Emily Dunn 

MKin, 2017
Research Assistant in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery at McMaster University

Being a part of this program allowed me to collaborate with other students and faculty members. Not only did I get to learn from these collaborators, but I learned that a problem is better solved when examined from multiple lenses. These are the lessons that I have carried into my current position and plan to apply throughout the rest of my career.

Hashim Islam

MSc, 2016
Third year PhD student, Queen’s University

When starting my Master’s degree at Laurier, I already knew that I wanted to pursue a career as a professor/scientist in academia and therefore focused on obtaining the research/teaching experience necessary for me to achieve this goal. Fortunately, there was plenty of opportunities for me to do so at Laurier and the skills I obtained as a graduate student have allowed me to successfully progress through my academic career thus far.

Jake Davidson 

MSc, 2016
Research Associate for the Division of Paediatric Surgery at the Children’s Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre

Throughout my studies in the Master’s program I was able to learn and develop many skills that are not limited to the ability to write scientifically, perform statistical analyses, and present in front of large audiences. Learning these valuable lessons, and working with exceptional professors during my thesis, gave me a distinct advantage in the job market.

Alex Benson

MSc, 2012
Assistant Professor, Western University

In addition to having the opportunity to work with a leading expert in an area of research I was keen to explore, the vibrant sense of community among the students and faculty provided a supportive yet challenging environment for my graduate studies. The weekly research seminars combined with specialized courses helped me to acquire the necessary skills and experiences to conduct rigorous and meaningful research. Outside of the classroom, the department’s strong links with the Waterloo community also afforded opportunities to engage in community outreach initiatives and knowledge translation.


Contact Us:

Mark Eys, Graduate Coordinator

T: 519.884.0710 x4157

General Inquiries

T: 519.884.0710 x2116

Faculty and Staff


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