Success comes easier when you have a community of people cheering you on. Through clubs, teams, events, and even your classes, you’ll form a social network that connects you to fun, new experiences, and support throughout your time at Waterloo.
Explore your interests and meet new friends through Waterloo's clubs and student societies.
Meet lifelong friends: live in one of Waterloo's residences. Get a meal plan or cook for yourself!
Keep active with one of the country’s largest sports and campus recreation programs.
Your guide to student life at Waterloo
Be sure to visit our student life guide for videos, articles, and profiles about what it's like to be a Waterloo student.
- a day in the life of a Waterloo student,
- clubs and athletics,
- our supportive and inclusive campus community,
- how you'll develop job-ready skills to help you excel in your career,
- a residence home that fits your needs, and more!
Find out what to expect in first year
Students from each of our six faculties share what surprised and inspired them during first year, the biggest differences between high school and university, and what helped them adjust to life at Waterloo.