Depending on what you’re creating, you may be able to use a branded template or you may need to request a custom design consultation from Creative Services. Expand the sections on this page to explore what templates are available.
Brochures are ideal for promoting an offering, initiative or achievement. You can create your own brochure using a branded template or request a custom brochure consultation from Creative Services.
Branded templates use Adobe InDesign. They follow the University of Waterloo colour theme (black and gold) and use brand and alternative fonts.
The following examples show a selection of brochure cover and inside page templates
Use posters to promote an event or create general awareness. You can create your own poster using a branded template or request a custom poster consultation from Creative Services.
Branded templates are available in the following formats:
- Adobe InDesign, using the University, faculty or school colour palette, logo, brand and alternative fonts. You can toggle between themes using the Pages window.
- Microsoft Word, using the University of Waterloo colour palette, logo and alternative fonts.
The following images show template designs for event and awareness posters
This event poster template uses a light background.
Sample awareness posters
This awareness poster template uses a light background.
Use proposals to organize and present information about business initiatives or projects. You can create your own proposal using a branded template.
Branded templates use Microsoft Word. They follow the University of Waterloo colour theme (black and gold) and use alternative fonts.
The following images show template designs for proposal pages
We have two fully executed brand presentations that you can use to promote the University and tell our story to external audiences. Feel free to use the presentations in full or customize them to your audience’s needs.
- The Institutional slide deck reflects Waterloo’s core strengths and differentiators, along with up-to-date facts and figures.
- The Global Impact slide deck showcases Waterloo’s innovative research stories.
Whenever you are presenting to internal or external Waterloo audiences, use branded slide templates as a starting point. Use the links below to download PowerPoint templates in 4:3 or 16:9 (recommended for newer, wide-screen presentation systems) aspect ratios.
The templates below use the alternate heading font Barlow Condensed. Please ensure your computer has the font installed before downloading these files. Refer to our typography page for more information.