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. Feb. 27, 2018Students, we're hiring!Students, we're hiring!

    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 summer and fall job opportunities!

  2. Feb. 8, 2018Celebrate world cultures and cross-cultural learning at the International FairInternational Fair

    Do you love celebrating and learning about culture?

  3. Nov. 28, 2017BASE students host Renison's Sustainability FairSustainability Fair

    Student volunteers from the Bridge to Academic Success in English (BASE) program want you to think about your environmental footprint this Wednesday, November 29 at Renison’s Sustainability Fair!

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  1. May 26, 2018Sushi Lunch at 168 Sushi BuffetInterior of 168 Sushi Buffet

    Are you craving sushi? Do you want to go out and improve your communications skills even more? This is your chance to all-you-can-eat sushi and practice your conversational skills with your peer leaders and friends!

  2. May 29, 2018English Conversation Lunches - May Sessions!Students in Renison cafeteria

    Enjoy your lunch and practice your English conversational skills with your favourite ELI Peer Leaders!

  3. May 30, 2018Bowling TripBowling alley and shoes

    Time to get your bowl on! Join us for this fun bowling trip with your peer leaders and friends.

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