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Why Waterloo?

Established in 1957, the University of Waterloo has quickly positioned itself as a leader in transformational research, entrepreneurship and innovation. 

Waterloo's academic advantage

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

  • Creator-owned intellectual property (IP) policy
  • Leadership in experiential learning and connections to industry
  • Innovative online graduate programs
  • Global reputation for academic excellence
  • Award-winning faculty members, research chairs and industry leaders
  • Graduate professional skills program, GRADventure

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Graduate student experience