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A global education network

With four campuses and education centres in North America, Europe,  and Asia, the University of Waterloo is recognized around the world. As Waterloo’s network of partnerships grows, so does its reputation as a respected leader in research, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Seeking solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, Waterloo believes that answers will be found by building bridges between disciplines, between institutions and between nations.

University of Waterloo, main campus

Arial photo of main campus in Waterloo

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Spread over 400 hectares of former farmland in Waterloo, Ontario, a leading Canadian technology hub, the University of Waterloo’s main campus is home to advanced research in a variety of fields, including health, engineering, mathematics, psychology, quantum information, nanotechnology and environmental studies.

University of Waterloo, School of Architecture

View of Cambridge campus from across the river

Cambridge, Ontario, Canada

The School of Architecture at Waterloo offers a fully co-operative professional program, and has been rated the greenest architecture curriculum in Canada. The nationally and internationally respected design school is located in the historic Riverside Silk Mill in the old Galt neighbourhood of Cambridge, along the banks of the Grand River.

University of Waterloo Health Sciences Campus and School of Pharmacy

Kitchener Campus Health Sciences building at King and Victoria

Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

The School of Pharmacy is the anchor institution for the Health Sciences Campus of the University of Waterloo. The campus is also home to the regional program of McMaster University’s DeGroote School of Medicine as well as a family health team.  Student pharmacists have the opportunity to care for patients as part of an interdisciplinary team of physicians, pharmacists, nurses and other health care professionals.

In 2010, the School of Optometry’s satellite teaching and research clinic joined the campus, allowing it to expand its services and practical teaching space. Optometry students have the opportunity to train side by side with medical students, spending time in both optometry and family medicine clinics.

University of Waterloo, Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business

University of Waterloo Stratford Campus

Stratford, Ontario, Canada

Focused on education in digital arts and media, the Stratford campus is a collaborative, strategic partnership between the City of Stratford and the University of Waterloo, bringing students, leading researchers, businesses and entrepreneurs together to create, examine and commercialize opportunities in the digital media space.


Where is Waterloo? With campuses and partnerships spanning the globe, and world-changing innovation that impacts the way people live, work, play and learn, Waterloo is everywhere you are.