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. Apr. 10, 2019Renison's Longest-serving Peer Leader RecognizedCrystal 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.

  2. Apr. 9, 2019Recognizing BASE Graduate Iliana Cecibel Tacuri SiguenzaIliana 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. 

  3. Feb. 26, 2019Celebrate world cultures and cross-cultural learning at the International FairInternational Fair

    Do you love celebrating and learning about culture?

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  1. May 21, 2019EFAS Weekly Conversation Lunch

    EFAS Students! Join us for lunch in the Renison Cafeteria. This is a great chance for you to practice your conversational English with your Peer Leaders and classmates!

    Bring your own lunch or you can purchase it from the Renison Cafeteria.

    Conversation Lunch occurs twice a week on:

    • Tuesdays: 12pm-1:30pm
    • Thursdays: 11:30am-1pm
  2. May 23, 2019EFAS Weekly Conversation Lunch

    EFAS Students! Join us for lunch in the Renison Cafeteria. This is a great chance for you to practice your conversational English with your Peer Leaders and classmates!

    Bring your own lunch or you can purchase it from the Renison Cafeteria.

    Conversation Lunch occurs twice a week on:

    • Tuesdays: 12pm-1:30pm
    • Thursdays: 11:30am-1pm
  3. May 28, 2019EFAS Weekly Conversation Lunch

    EFAS Students! Join us for lunch in the Renison Cafeteria. This is a great chance for you to practice your conversational English with your Peer Leaders and classmates!

    Bring your own lunch or you can purchase it from the Renison Cafeteria.

    Conversation Lunch occurs twice a week on:

    • Tuesdays: 12pm-1:30pm
    • Thursdays: 11:30am-1pm
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