COVID-19 Updates

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The Renison English Language Institute Office (REN 1930) is CLOSED and not available for visitors, in accordance with COVID-19 measures. Moving forward, we will be providing support in a virtual format. Read more about how to connect with ELI online.

For the Spring 2021 term, English For Academic Success will be offered in a virtual format.

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:

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Whether you're a future Waterloo student, working professional, or a visiting student from another university, our programs and courses are designed to help you achieve your goals. 

Download our 2020-2021 English Language Institute Viewbook to learn more about our language programs available.

  1. Jan. 28, 2021From EFAS to Emerging Artist
    Behnaz Fatemi

    How Behnaz Fatemi Graduated From Renison & Took Over The Canadian Art Scene

    By Willow Carmount, ELI Programs Assistant

  2. Jan. 27, 2021Join us virtually for English For Academic Success this Spring
    Spring EFAS


  3. Oct. 13, 2020COVID-19 Office Closure
    COVID-19 UPDATE

    As of Friday, March 20, the Renison English Language Institute Office (REN 1930) has been closed and not available for visitors. Moving forward, we will be providing support virtually. 

    Do you have questions? We can help!

    We encourage all members of our Renison community to practice social distancing as much as possible. We welcome you to contact us through the following methods: 

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