The Waterloo advantage

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Why Waterloo?

As a graduate student, you'll benefit from the University of Waterloo's:

  • Creator-owned intellectual property (IP) policy
  • Leadership in experiential learning and connections to industry
  • Global reputation for academic excellence
  • Award-winning faculty members, research chairs and industry leaders
  • See more Waterloo facts.

Graduate Student Association

The University of Waterloo Graduate Student Association provides services for the campus' graduate student community including organizing social events, health care, legal and tax aid. The Graduate House is the oldest building on campus and serves as a restaurant/bar for graduate students.