Meet Owen: AVP: University Affairs Waterloo

Owen Bourrie


Students’ Union Role:
Associate Vice President of University Affairs on the Waterloo campus


What city/town were you born in?
I was born in Aurora, Ontario


What year were you born?
I was born in 1999


What I’m taking at Laurier/year:
I’m in my fourth year of political science


How many siblings do you have?
I have three brothers


Do you have any pets?
I have a dog named Roxy


Where would we most likely find you on a weekend (pre-pandemic)?
Enjoying a few drinks at a bar with my friends


At which store would you like to max-out your credit card?


What was your favorite toy as a kid?
My Nerf gun


Can you play any instruments?
I can play two songs on the piano so I am basically Mozart


What is the oldest thing in your refrigerator?
Nothing because my girlfriend cleans it out every week


What is your favorite cereal?
Honey Nut Cheerios


Secret skills:
The ability to binge watch an entire season of any Netflix show in one day


What was your childhood nickname?


Do you have any phobias?:
I really do not enjoy the company of snakes! They freak me out!


One thing on your bucket list?


What is the first thing you would buy if you won a million dollars?
A million dollars worth of stocks


How do you act when stressed?
When I’m stressed I’m a ray of sunshine and a delight to be around…


What is the first thing that you will do in post-quarantine life?
Go to a bar with my friends for half-priced wing night


Come talk to me about (something you’re passionate about):
You can come talk to me about law, politics, or stocks


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