Student life in the Faculty of Science

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Being in the Faculty of Science isn’t just about academics. We are a community that supports and nurtures talented, innovative, and confident scientists that are ready to revolutionize the world.

Hear from Faculty of Science students

Khurshid on his co-op work term at SNOLAB Shining a light on dark matter

Learn about Khurshid, an international student from Uzbekistan, and his experience on his co-op work term at SNOLAB, Canada’s world-class underground science facility.

Faculty of Science student wearing a lab coat, gloves, and goggles Labs – your next-level playground

Put on your goggles and lab coat and join current students as they tell you all about labs and the differences between them.

Large group of Faculty of Science students all wearing blue t-shirts Your Science community at Waterloo

See how incredible and inviting our Science community truly is. Some of our current students have shared their experiences – here’s what they had to say.


A day in the life of a Science student

The Faculty of Science is one of the largest faculties on campus, but it doesn't feel that way. From the moment you step onto the campus, you're integrated into a community of scientists.

Discover what the first year is like in Science

Dive into the world of the Faculty of Science! Find out what it's like to be a student at Waterloo and learn about different experiences.


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Contact a current student

Want to learn about life in the Faculty of Science? Current students are here for you to share their experiences.


Clubs and societies


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Learn more about the Faculty of Science

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The Faculty of Science is a world leader in research, education, and beyond the lab experiences.