Gender and Social Justice

Advocate for gender equality, social justice, and positive change

Explore the ways society is shaped by gender. Be an advocate for equity, justice, and positive change. Learn the important role gender and sex play in all aspects of life. Over the course of your degree, you’ll develop a deep expertise in issues of gender, diversity, equality, and social justice.

You’ll be joining a highly-engaged group of students who are active members of their student society, department, and university as well as the student-led Women’s Centre, The Glow Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity, and the surrounding community. You'll also have the opportunity to gain work experience through co-op.


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briefcaseAvailable as a co-op and regular program

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Admissions

Apply to Honours Arts or Honours Arts and Business and choose Gender and Social Justice as your major at the end of first year.

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Join a global movement

Waterloo is the only Canadian university invited to join the United Nations’ HeForShe IMPACT 10x10x10 framework to advance gender equity.

Get serious work experience

You’ll also have the option to gain real-world job experience, with paid co-op experience available through the Honours Arts and Business program.