Email Cynthia Zalewski at if you have questions about

  • submitting a new English language test score
  • starting degree studies after BASE
  • deferring an offer of admission
  • requesting documents to extend your visa
  • applying for re-admission
  • changing your program/plan 

BASE courses

Contact Keely Cook if you have questions about BASE courses.

Student experience

Contact the Student Experience team if you have questions about

  • adjusting to life in Waterloo and learning Canadian culture
  • meeting new people
  • practicing your English outside of the classroom
  • building your academic skills
  • finding your way around campus

International student services

Contact one of our Immigration Consultants if you have questions about

  • Study Permits
  • Canadian immigration status

Contact the International Student Experience team to learn about

  • your new campus and community
  • English conversation strategies and tips in a group setting
  • exploring Canadian culture
  • medical coverage or taxes

Other Waterloo services

Faculties that offer BASE

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