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University of Waterloo 

In 1957, the University of Waterloo opened its doors to 74 engineering students with co-operative education as its cornerstone. Today, with more than 42,000+ students attending annually, Waterloo is #1 in Canada for experiential learning and employer-student connections.

With a global network spanning more than 220,000 alumni in 151 countries, Waterloo attracts world-class scholars including a Nobel Laureate, leads in providing work-integrated learning opportunities with 7,100+ active co-op employers and fosters an entrepreneurial spirit that’s created 5,000+ jobs through Velocity alone, Canada’s most productive startup incubator by private investment.

In just half a century, the University of Waterloo, located at the heart of Canada’s technology hub, has become a leading comprehensive university with more than 36,000 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs.

The best and brightest are drawn to the University of Waterloo for our renowned academic programs, world-leading co-operative education and teaching/research excellence. We embrace the opportunity to collaborate with, and be elevated by, a world-class peer group.

At the forefront of innovation, Waterloo champions a culture of curiosity, exploration, risk-taking, entrepreneurship, global stewardship and leadership. We bring bold ideas and brilliant minds together — inspiring innovations with global impact today and in the future.

As home to the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program, Waterloo embraces its connections to the world and encourages enterprising partnerships in learning, research, and commercialization. With campuses and education centres on four continents, and academic partnerships spanning the globe, Waterloo is shaping the future of the planet.


Programs

Bachelor's degree
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Business
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Business Administration
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International Business
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Economics & Finance
Accounting
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Economics
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Finance
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Insurance
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Education
Teaching
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Engineering
Biomedical Engineering
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Chemical Engineering
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Civil Engineering
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Electrical Engineering
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Environmental Engineering
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Materials Engineering
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Mechanical Engineering
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Nanoengineering
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Systems Engineering
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Fine Arts
Creative Arts
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Visual Arts
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General Studies
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International Studies
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Liberal Arts
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Health Sciences
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Medical Studies
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Medicine
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Public Health
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Humanities
Classical Studies
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History
History On campus Waterloo (Ontario, Canada)

Accommodation

Being a student is all about discovering yourself and the world around you. Living in residence supports that journey by allowing you to make connections and find the support you need to grow, learn and discover.

Whether you're looking for quiet study spaces and a room to call your own, or to maximize shared space and social opportunities, you'll have the chance to live independently while building meaningful connections that could last a lifetime. Campus Housing isn’t just about finding a place to live – it’s about finding a place where you belong. 

  • Village 1 (V1) was the first residence built for students at the University of Waterloo. With a long history, it is here where many first-year students will call home
  • Ron Eydt Village (REV) is a first-year exclusive residence, with plenty of social and academic programming to make your first year in residence a memorable one!
  • Our newest residence, Claudette Millar Hall (CMH) was designed to encourage connection with students with many common areas and an open concept. CMH is located in the heart of UW Place.
  • Mackenzie King Village (MKV) offers the privacy of having a single room combined with the social benefits of living in a shared suite. Students also have a private kitchen and bathroom in their suite to prepare their own meals.
  • UW Place (UWP) is a suite-style residence community comprised of 2 towers and 4 courts. It is centrally located with campus, Waterloo Park, a new LRT station, and University Plaza just steps away.
  • Columbia Lake Village South (CLV-South) is a vibrant townhouse community with a diverse population of first-year, upper-year, and graduate students.
  • Columbia Lake Village North (CLV-North) is a townhouse community of graduate students and those with families. These double-bedroom, three-floor townhouses come furnished for grads and unfurnished for families.
  • Minota Hagey (MH) is an upper-year residence on the southeast side of campus. A hybrid style residence, you can have the traditional experience of living in a single room with access to kitchen facilities and an optional meal plan.

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