We're here to help!

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Applying to university can be challenging with lots of new terminology and decisions to make. From current students to our friendly staff whose job is to help students like you, we're here to help!

Ask an expert

Topic Who to contact
Questions about choosing a program, applying, co-op, careers, or scholarships The recruitment co-ordinator for your program of interest is a great resource!
Questions about your application Email Waterloo's admissions office or review our admission FAQs
International students Email or book a virtual meeting with an international student recruitment specialist
Canadian students outside Ontario Email Kristin Leis, National Marketing and Recruitment Specialist
Black students Contact Akua Asare Anim, Undergraduate Recruitment Specialist
Indigenous students Contact Alex DeGagne, Indigenous Recruitment and Partnership Specialist
Accessibility Resources for students with disabilities
Tours and campus visits Email our Visitors Centre or see upcoming tours and events
Students in Grades 9 through 11 Review our articles written specifically for you or email liaison@uwaterloo.ca for suggestions of programs based on your interests.

Connect with a student

What better way to learn about life at Waterloo than to ask students who are here now. 

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Email or chat with a student

Contact a student in your program/faculty of interest about their program, classes, co-op, student life, and any tips they have.

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Take a student-led tour

Join us for an in-person or online campus tour or meet students and professors during an open house.


Tips and insights from students

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Student-written tips on student life and what first year's like at Waterloo.

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What students do during co-op terms (Co-operative Education website)


Humans of Waterloo: student-written stories by and about the people of Waterloo


Connect with us on social

See what it's like to be a co-op student through our Instagram student takeovers.