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.
- Sep. 26, 2018
This month, 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 fall 2018 pitch winners!
- Sep. 19, 2018
Change is afoot at Conrad. In early June, the University of Waterloo’s Board of Governors officially changed the Conrad Centre into the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. This change reflects what Conrad has become and where it is going. We are eager to keep our community aware of what is changing, what is staying the same, and what to expect from the new Conrad School.
- Aug. 9, 2018
Are you curious about Waterloo’s entrepreneurial community?
Did you know the Conrad School offers entrepreneurship education for all Waterloo students?
- Oct. 22, 2018
Get the information you need to start program research or support your application for further study. Talk to representatives from teaching, law, business, engineering, health, pharmacy, optometry, veterinary medicine, social work, college post-degree/certificate programs in Canada and abroad.
- Oct. 22, 2018
The Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, in honour of Thrive Week on Waterloo campus, is hosting a half hour discussion on mental health with engineering counsellor Cassie Smith. Join us in the Conrad Hub space for this informal session (open to all) as we talk about mental health as it relates to entrepreneurship, resilience and more.
- Oct. 24, 2018
Join us for a 45 minute gentle morning yoga session, open to all, in the Conrad School Hub.
- Jan. 19, 2018
Young entrepreneurs often seek a Mentor, but what they should be looking for is a Tormentor.
- Nov. 6, 2017
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.
- Oct. 17, 2017
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?