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About Alumni Relations

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Alumni Relations is located in the East Campus 1 (EC1) Building at 175 Columbia Street (campus map).

Quick facts about University of Waterloo alumni

  • More than 190,000 people have graduated from the University of Waterloo since its inception in 1957
  • More than 64,000 of our alumni are GOLDs (Grads of the Last Decade)
  • @uwaterloo, the monthly alumni e-newsletter, has more than 97,000 subscribers
  • 21,313 alumni have 2 degrees from Waterloo
  • 1,515 alumni have 3 degrees from Waterloo
  • 92 alumni have 4 degrees from Waterloo
  • 2 alumni have 5 degrees from Waterloo
  • There are 10 alumni chapters around the world:
    • Calgary
    • Vancouver
    • New York
    • San Francisco
    • Korea
    • Shanghai
    • Beijing
    • Hong Kong
    • Singapore
    • London

Of those alumni who have kept in touch with us:

  • More than 148,900 live in Canada
  • 33,900+ live in the Kitchener-Waterloo/Cambridge/Guelph/Stratford area
  • 9,100+ live in the United States
  • More than 7,900 live outside of Canada and the U.S.

Top 10 countries (not including Canada and the U.S.) where alumni currently reside

  • China (including Hong Kong) 2,627
  • United Kingdom 616
  • Australia 389
  • Germany 340
  • Singapore 280
  • India 225
  • Trinidad & Tobago 199
  • Malaysia 196
  • Republic of Korea 179
  • United Arab Emirates 174

Canadian Alumni

  • Ontario 132,608
  • British Columbia 5,961
  • Alberta 4,951
  • Quebec 1,758
  • Nova Scotia 953
  • Manitoba 863
  • Saskatchewan 735
  • New Brunswick 517
  • Newfoundland and Labrador 308
  • Prince Edward Island 122
  • Yukon and Northwest Territories 191
  • Nunavut 26

If you're one of our "lost alumni" we'd love to hear from you - update your address today!

Numbers above as of December 2016. 


Are you a new alumnus? If so, visit the New Alumni webpage for information on convocation and other essentials.