Everything outside the classroom – clubs and sports, the city of Waterloo, eating on campus, residence life, and more!

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Clubs at Waterloo

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.


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Getting involved at university

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!


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Residences at Waterloo

With several types of residences available to you, knowing which one will best meet your needs can be a bit tricky. But you're in luck! Here’s the rundown on each residence at Waterloo.


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Labs – your next-level playground

Wonder what university-level labs are all about? Find out why scientists around the world love their labs, the different types of labs, and how you’ll develop your lab skills throughout your degree.

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Eating on campus 101

Wondering what food is like on campus? Where you can eat? What if you have a food allergy, follow a vegan diet, or you’re just kind of picky? Get the inside scoop from Waterloo's dietitian.

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