We acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.
The academic engine for entrepreneurs
The Conrad School is an immersive educational environment for entrepreneurs. Located within Canada's most innovative university, in a region ranked among the top startup ecosystems in the world, the Conrad School is the academic engine for entrepreneurship on campus, offering programs that are entrepreneurial by design.
Enhance your undergraduate degree by joining Conrad School's specialized programs, experiences, and courses.
Commercialize your ideas and earn your Master's degree or complement your degree with graduate offerings.
- Feb. 10, 2021
This winter term, Enterprise Co-op students submitted five-minute video pitches for prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each student video pitch was evaluated by a panel of judges. Meet the winter 2021 pitch winners!
- Dec. 18, 2020
Our undergraduate; graduate; alumni students and their ventures take centre stage this competition season. Here is a brief summary of some of their outstanding accomplishments this term.
- Oct. 28, 2020
By University Relations. This is an excerpt from an article originally published on Waterloo Stories.
For graduating master’s students, convocation is an important recognition of their hard work and dedication. Some will move on to professional roles, while others plan to continue the research that has captured their imagination.
As they celebrate their accomplishments with their families and supporters, Waterloo recognizes the commitment and success of our master’s students, including these six graduands.
- Jan. 27, 2021
Written by David Sartor EIT, CMC, MBET (Class of 2020)
Entrepreneurship, to put it simply, is the act of building a business. Naively, I believed being an entrepreneur was essentially about creating a financially stable company from the bottom up, establishing yourself in the industry similar to the likes of some current influential minds - Bill Gates (Microsoft), Steve Jobs (Apple), Elon Musk (Paypal, Tesla).
- Apr. 29, 2020
Jackson Mills saw a problem with student feedback. Originally, he thought that students were falling behind in some classes because of a translation error due to the use of jargon. He and another classmate thought that if they translated lectures into more visual metaphors it would eliminate the use of jargon.
- Jan. 22, 2020