THIS IS YOUR WATERLOO.

PRESIDENT’S WELCOME

Welcome to your virtual introduction to Waterloo. I’m thrilled you’re taking the time to learn more about the University as you plan the next steps in your education journey.

In these pages, you’ll learn everything there is to love about being a Waterloo student. In addition to receiving a world-class education, you’ll open the door to experiences and opportunities that go beyond the classroom that you can’t find anywhere else.

Whether you launch your own startup, find your dream career through co-op or stumble upon a new passion in one of our hundreds of student clubs, you’ll discover who you want to be and how you want to impact the world.

Most of all, you’ll discover a place where everyone is welcome. Waterloo’s dedication to fostering a diverse campus culture is an essential part of our growth and strength as an innovative and dynamic institution. Our commitment to a welcoming, supportive environment for living, learning, working and discovery ensures you’ll make the most of your first year as a Warrior – and every year after that.

We look forward to welcoming you to Waterloo! Until then, be well and stay safe.

Best wishes,

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Feridun Hamdullahpur

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Before it was a buzzword, Waterloo was – and still is – innovative. Here we challenge convention, cultivate creative solutions and work together to make the world better. It’s who we are. And it’s who you are too.

Are you ready to be encouraged to challenge the status quo? To take risks, try something new, dream up new possibilities and bring them to life? Then Waterloo is the place for you.

CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO TO DISCOVER ALL THE ELEMENTS THAT ADD UP TO A UNIQUELY WATERLOO EXPERIENCE.

THINK OUTSIDE THE BOOK

Want to learn more about what it’s like to be a Warrior?

Explore these topics to take a closer look at everything from student clubs to co-op to living in the city of Waterloo.

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Explore a fun, creative and welcoming city that’s been shaped by and for students like you.

From clubs to campus rec, get ready to learn, grow and have fun with curious, hard-working friends by your side.

Welcome to a supportive, inclusive and tight-knit campus community, from the classroom to the coffee shop.

See the difference Waterloo co-op can make for your résumé, personal growth and future possibilities.

Develop job-ready skills to help you excel in your career and break whatever limits stand in your way.

Discover a home, on or off campus, that fits your needs, fuels your happiness and supports your journey.

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