Bringing Waterloo Science to you

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Advance your passion for science through one of the most respected and highly-ranked science faculties in Canada.

Engage in hands-on discovery, learn from award-winning professors, and take your studies further than you thought possible. You’ll have access to cutting-edge technology, be able to customize your degree to your interests, and get involved with students who are passionate about their university experience. By the time you graduate, you’ll have the knowledge and experience to start the next chapter of your life with confidence.

Let's cell-abrate you!

Our dean, advisors, and students welcome you to Science at the University of Waterloo! We’re confident you’ll love your time here and can't wait for you to join us.

Waterloo Science goes beyond!

As one of the top science universities in Canada, Waterloo is home to Canada’s only English-language Optometry program, the only co-op School of Pharmacy in Canada, and 2018 Physics Nobel Prize recipient, Dr. Donna Strickland.


Learn more about the Faculty of Science, what to expect in terms of your student experience, and how we’ll prepare you for the careers of the future.

Faculty of Science

Discover the exciting opportunities, unique features, and amazing professors and staff in the Faculty of Science. Find out why we’re the number one choice for thousands of students every year.

Student life

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a student in the Faculty of Science? Why so many students get involved and what’s all available to you? Learn about the student experience from some of our current students.

Careers in science

You’re working your way towards a Bachelor of Science. Now what? Learn about the pathways, skills, and experience you’ll gain during your degree, and how we prepare you for a successful career in science and beyond.

International students

Learn why international students in the Faculty of Science chose Waterloo, what they love about Canada, what they miss about home, and what they think of the community on campus.


See the world like we do!

What does a scientist see when they look at the world? See how science surrounds in everyday life. You'll be surprised!

Science touches all aspects of our daily life. Do you see the world as a scientist?


Science is all around us. Do you see the world as a scientist? Join us at Waterloo and start exploring your world as a scientist.


Science Instagram tour

Check out our Instagram tour highlight that takes you all around the Faculty of Science: @waterloosci.

Contact us

We’d love to hear from you to answer any questions. Email, or check out our Science FAQ page.