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Building a greener tomorrow

Welcome to the University of Waterloo's Faculty of Environment. We attract many of the best and brightest students and professors committed to building a sustainable future. With an entire faculty dedicated to environmental studies, you'll be surrounded by a whole community that shares your passion for environmental and social change.

Earn iconTop 5in the world for climate action(University Impact Rankings)
Handshake icon#1in the world for employer partnerships
Award ribbon iconTop 5in Canada for Geography(2019 QS World University Rankings)

Undergrad programs in Environment

Protect the Earth's forests and oceans. Help businesses make environmentally-responsible decisions. Design greener, healthier cities. How do you want to leave your (eco-friendly) mark on the world?


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