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The University of Waterloo is one of Canada's premier research-intensive universities. 

Consistently ranked as the Top Comprehensive Research University in Canada (Research Infosource), our international reputation for excellence and innovation attracts some of the most inspiring and creative graduate students and researchers in the world.

Discover more than 180 graduate programs and find the one that's right for you. You'll be in excellent company.



  1. Jan. 10, 2019New funding for incoming domestic graduate students
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    The University of Waterloo has recently announced additional financial incentives totalling $1.5 million to encourage the continued development of Canadian graduate student research. The funds are available for both domestic Master’s and PhD students.

    Funding details and eligibility requirements are specific to each faculty. 

  2. Dec. 20, 2018Nobel Laureate Supervisor
    Professor Strickland with students

    The University of Waterloo campus has been buzzing with excitement ever since the announcement on October 2 that Donna Strickland won the Nobel Prize in Physics 2018. She was honoured along with Gérard Mourou for their development of chirped pulse amplification.

    They published this research when Strickland was a PhD student at the University of Rochester in 1985.

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Naima Samuel

Master of Arts student, Graduate Student Association President