Ideas start here

Explore the ideas you already have and discover ones you’ve never imagined. With over 100 programs to choose from, you’ll earn a degree with a reputation that will help your career take off.

Watch our "ideas start here" videos or read our blogs to see what makes Waterloo different!

North America's top school for launching ideas

In the New York Times earlier this year, Sam Altman, president of Y Combinator, identified Waterloo as the top school in North America for producing students and graduates whose ideas take off.

Explore campus through Google Street View, 360o photographs

Waterloo’s main campus walkways, footpaths, and roads are now accessible via Google maps street view! You can also explore residence rooms and cafeterias to a theatre and classrooms with 360o photographs.

 Quantum-Nano Centre from across the creek that runs through campus

Labour disruptions in Ontario high schools

Ontario universities and the Ontario Universities’ Application Centre are monitoring developments carefully and will work to offer as much flexibility as possible in the application process, particularly in circumstances outside of an applicant’s control. Read more on the Ontario Universities' Application Centre website.

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