Discover Canada's innovation university

Waterloo is a place of opportunity. A place to explore, experiment, and experience new things as you decide what you want to do, where you want to go, and how you want to impact the world. We’ll encourage you to take risks and challenge the status quo... to go beyond ideas and make a better future.

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Areas of study

With over 100 programs at Waterloo, you're not bound by traditional disciplines. From digital arts, biotechnology, and robotics to health, data science, and sustainability, our programs will set you up for success.


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Events and tours

Join us for online events and tours to learn about our programs, our campus, and our community. Talk to our students and staff as you learn about becoming a Waterloo Warrior.


#1 in Canada for connecting students with employersMeet employers and explore careers before you graduate through co-op work terms, career fairs, job search workshops, and one-on-one support.QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020

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Co-op = paid work experience

Waterloo's co-op programs combine going to school with relevant, paid work experience. With access to North America's largest selection of co-op jobs, you can explore careers and make money while earning your university degree.


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Advice from current students

Visit our Beyond Ideas website for student-written articles about finding the university – and the program – that's right for you.