THIS IS YOUR WATERLOO.

PRESIDENT’S WELCOME

Choosing a university is an exciting and challenging time. As you plan the next steps of your education and future, many decisions — and possibilities — lie ahead. You have much to explore, and I’m delighted you’re considering the University of Waterloo as part of your journey.

This virtual introduction to Waterloo will show you everything that makes our university so different. You’ll discover the renowned academic programs, world-leading co-operative education, game-changing learning experiences and vibrant student life that await you as a Warrior.

Here a unique mix of academic excellence, career-building opportunities and real-world discovery add up to a student experience you won’t find anywhere else. A Waterloo education will prepare you to excel, whether you’re building your professional network, founding your own company or pursuing a passion that shapes your future.

You will hear again and again that Waterloo was designed to be different. And that’s because it’s a place where you can discover who you want to be and how you want to impact the world; a place where diversity gives us strength, everyone is welcome and you can find the support you need to thrive.

We look forward to welcoming you to Waterloo. Until then, I wish you all the best as you explore what’s next on your journey.

Sincerely,

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Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor

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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Take a peek inside the daily routines of six Waterloo students and hear their advice for balancing academics, work and play.

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

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

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

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

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

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

WONDERING WHAT A DAY IN THE LIFE IS LIKE AT WATERLOO?