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. July 13, 2018Building Lifelong Friendships at RenisonDaniela Conforme and Yifei Gu

    How do friendships start?  You might as well ask, as the Brits do, “How long is a piece of string?”  The possibilities are as boundless and varied as every friendship is from another.  Sometimes friendships start in childhood, while others are forged much later in life.  Some start with the next door neig

  2. 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!

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

    Do you love celebrating and learning about culture?

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  1. July 19, 2018Let's Get Active Indoors!Sports Balls

    Bring your inner #WARRIOR spirit into the field!

    If you're an Exploring Science student looking for a great way to get in shape and have fun, join us to play many fun games in the indoors!

  2. July 19, 2018Walmart Shopping TripWalmart Entrance

    Save Money. Live Better.

    We want EFAS students to live better by taking you to Walmart to shop for your basic needs or anything you want!

  3. July 19, 2018Learn How to JuggleTwo figures juggling

    In English, we often talk about "juggling responsibilities" in life, or doing multiple important things at once. You can put this metaphor to the test to see if the real thing is just as difficult! 

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