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.

  1. Feb. 10, 2019Student entrepreneurs pitch solutions to youth unemployment at Hult PrizeHult Prize On-Campus at Waterloo

    Youth unemployment is an issue that is close-to-home for students around the world and tackling this problem is the focus of this year’s Hult Prize challenge.

  2. Jan. 30, 2019Meet the winter 2019 Enterprise Co-op pitch winnersThisarani (Tess) Kalhara Kuruppu, Eco-op student

    This winter term, Enterprise Co-op students pitched for five prizes of $5,000 at the Ignition Week pitch competition. Each competing student had five minutes to pitch their venture to a panel of judges, followed by a three-minute question period. Meet the winter 2019 pitch winners!

  3. Jan. 17, 2019Conrad School 2018 ReviewConrad logo

    2018 was a monumental year for the Conrad School, our students and alumni.

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  1. Feb. 20, 2019Apply to MBETMBET, Horacio Moreno

    During this 30 minute online Master of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology (MBET) info session, you will learn about about the admission requirements, application process and tips that will set you up for success.

  2. Mar. 7, 2019Enterprise Co-op Information SessionE Co-op students

    In Enterprise Co-op, build your business while earning co-op credit. ​

    E Co-op is open to students from all faculties with any type of business concept: no-tech, low-tech, high-tech, service, consulting and more. If you have an idea you want to take to market and have the passion to build your venture, Enterprise Co-op may be for you. 

  3. Mar. 14, 2019Enterprise Co-op Information SessionE Co-op students

    In Enterprise Co-op, build your business while earning co-op credit. ​

    E Co-op is open to students from all faculties with any type of business concept: no-tech, low-tech, high-tech, service, consulting and more. If you have an idea you want to take to market and have the passion to build your venture, Enterprise Co-op may be for you. 

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  1. Jan. 18, 2018Thoughts on Entrepreneurship: Having a TormentorMBET student, Joel Kadish

    Young entrepreneurs often seek a Mentor, but what they should be looking for is a Tormentor.

  2. Nov. 5, 2017Styling confidence: Hair by Lassa grows in Enterprise Co-opLeslassa Armour-Shillingford

    Leslassa Armour-Shillingford never set out to be a hairstylist—but when more and more friends started asking her to do their hair in first year, she stumbled upon a huge demand in the KW region for stylists with expertise in kinky-curly hairstyles.

  3. Oct. 16, 2017Unlocking local knowledge: LUQL in Enterprise Co-opEnterprise Co-op student Danny Eng in front of the Golden Gate Bridge

    The best travel moments usually happen off-the-beaten path, when you stumble upon a hidden gem or visit a cool spot based on a local’s tip. But with limited time or connections in the city, how do you escape the tourist traps and find these authentic experiences?

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