University of Waterloo
About University of Waterloo
The main University of Waterloo campus is in the city of Waterloo, located in southwestern Ontario with easy access to Hamilton, London, and Toronto.
- We also have 3 specialized campuses (for architecture, health sciences, and digital media) in the nearby cities of Cambridge, Kitchener, and Stratford.
- With more than 50,000 university and college students, the city of Waterloo is a great place to live and study.
Beacon for the brightest
The best and brightest are drawn to the University of Waterloo for our renowned academic programs, world-leading co-operative education, and teaching and research excellence. We embrace the opportunity to collaborate with, and be elevated by, a world-class peer group.
Consistently ranked Canada’s most innovative university, 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.
Beyond is where we begin
Waterloo goes beyond the classroom, to a place where experience is the teacher. Beyond problems to solutions that address social, technical and economic needs. Beyond the laboratory, to the research that propels industries, organizations and society.
Waterloo is at the forefront of innovation and is home to transformational research and inspired learning. Located in the heart of Canada’s technology hub, we are growing a network of global partnerships that will shape the future by working beyond disciplines and building bridges with industry, institutions and communities.
Our incredible people and partners take us beyond the lives we’re living today, to find solutions to the global challenges that lie ahead. Creating change that goes beyond the status quo and is felt around the world.
Waterloo goes beyond—to challenge, connect and propel our world.