Excellence in English language learning

Since 1972, the Renison English Language Institute (Renison ELI) has offered high quality English language programs and courses. Located in Renison University College at the University of Waterloo, Renison ELI supports more than 1000 students from 35 countries each year in achieving their academic and professional goals.

Explore all of our programs and courses or choose a category below to find the perfect program or course for you:

  1. Aug. 8, 2016Selection process for Syrian Refugee Scholarship proves an eye-opening experience for Renison instructorsRenison University College logo

    Selection committee re-shifts focus after hearing the stories of applicants

    By A.J. Dixon

  2. Aug. 2, 2016iBASE volunteers plan a stress management event for UWaterloo studentsGood luck on your exams, UWaterloo

    The end-of-term can be a stressful time for everyone.

  3. Aug. 1, 2016Students, we're hiring!Peer Leaders

    Are you looking for a student leadership role that will help you build your cross-cultural and communication skills? The Renison English Language Institute is hiring for the fall!

    We are hiring for six upper-year University of Waterloo students for two different roles in the English Language Institute.

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  1. June 24, 2017Canada's Wonderland Bus TripCanada's wonderland ride, wind seeker.

    Experience Canada's largest amusement park, Canada's Wonderland!

  2. June 25, 2017Beach Day Trip Grand bend beach.

    Summer time is here- that means it is time to head to the beach!

    Enjoy a beautiful day on the Grand Bend beach in Grand Bend, Ontario with the English For Success (EFS) Program Assistants!

  3. June 26, 2017Games with Program Assistants!Friends playing Jenga.

    Our Program Assistants, Charmaine, Ceci, & Sapphire, will be hosting a games event for our English for Success (EFS) students!

    Participate in some fun activities with your PA's and spend some time with your friends!

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