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.

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  1. June 13, 2019Appreciating Charmaine
    Charmaine Pasadilla

  2. Apr. 10, 2019Renison's Longest-serving Peer Leader Recognized
    Crystal Liu

    Do you know Crystal Liu?

    On Friday, April 5, Renison’s longest-serving Peer Leader was surprised with a special award at the Winter 2019 EFAS End-of-term Celebration — an Honourary Renison Peer Leader Award at Renison University College.

  3. Apr. 9, 2019Recognizing BASE Graduate Iliana Cecibel Tacuri Siguenza
    Iliana Cecibel Tacuri Siguenza

    The Renison English Language Institute is proud to recognize our BASE Living-Learning Community (LLC) Peer Leader and BASE Graduate, Iliana Cecibel Tacuri Siguenza, who is this year’s recipient of the Dave Connolly Award of Excellence. 

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  1. July 20, 2019EFS Immersion Canada's Wonderland Trip

    EFS Immersion students! Visit Canada’s largest amusement theme park (it’s much more than just rollercoasters!)

    Canada's Wonderland is a 134-hectare (330-acre) theme park located in Vaughan, Ontario, and is Canada's largest theme park! This incredible amusement park has 70 attractions which includes 17 rollercoasters. There is also a 20-acre water park, and many other amazing rides!

  2. July 20, 2019Niagara Falls Bus Trip, Hosted by Renison ELI

    Join us as we visit Niagara Falls on July 20!

    Visit the one of Canada's greatest natural attractions, explore Clifton Hill on your own or with Renison's Peer Leaders!

    Itinerary for the day:
    • Bus leaves Renison at 8:15am. Please meet in the Renison Atrium ahead of time. Bus arrives at Niagara Falls at approximately 10:30am.
    • Explore on your own or with your Peer Leaders.
    • Dinner at Queen Victoria Restaurant at 4:30pm and Hornblower boat ride right afterwards at 7:30pm.

  3. July 21, 2019EFS Beach Day Bus Trip


    Grab your swimsuit and flip flops and enjoy a refreshing swim with your friends and peer leaders! Play some beach volleyball, tan, eat, participate in water sports, and take your trend-setting Instagram photos right here. Whatever you do, don't miss out on creating fun memories and real laughter!

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