The Missing Manual is everything you want to know about applying to university – and about thriving at Waterloo – that you won’t find in the brochures.
Applying to university
How to find a university program you'll love. Plus tips for applying to university – and to Waterloo.
So you’re thinking about going to university. With so many programs and universities, how do you pick? Here are nine factors to consider.
If you’re in high school and planning to go to university, you might be unsure about to expect.
Choosing a university program can be a daunting task. A big challenge is not knowing what to look for and how to distinguish between them.
Everything outside the classroom – clubs and sports, the city of Waterloo, eating on campus, residence life, and more!
When you get to university, you want to meet new people, have fun, and maybe earn a bit of money along the way. Getting involved in campus life is the perfect fit for you!
From debate, hip-hop, and photography to cheese, there’s really something for everyone! Let’s explore the ins and outs of clubs at Waterloo.
Wondering what food is like on campus? What if you have a food allergy, follow a vegan diet, or you’re just kinda picky? Get the inside scoop from Waterloo's dietitian.
High school success
Making the most of your high school experience from students who know what it takes.
Being a student isn’t easy, and with distractions all around us, it isn’t surprising that many of us find it challenging to organize our time or to stay focused on our studies.
Being elected on to your high school’s student council provides you with a unique opportunity to grow as a person.
Putting time and effort into creating a great résumé while still in high school might seem pointless, but it’s actually a great way to get ahead of the game.
Humans of Waterloo
Stories by and about the people of Waterloo – past and present.
That’s a question Materials and Nanosciences student, Jocelyn, asked herself when she was deciding what to study at university.
Anna, a history major, speaks about her research on the diary of Cameron Hill, a flight sergeant with the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Katie, a Therapeutic Recreation student, never imagined she'd start her own company and reimagine the future of senior care.