COVID-19 Update

Grebel cannot currently host in-person events, concerts, lectures, or other gatherings. Check out our events page for a list of virtual activities. Visit the UWaterloo COVID-19 website for current information and policies. Read Grebel-specific details about the College's response to COVID-19.

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Study with and get to know professors in a community-oriented learning environment. Grebel administers the Music and Peace and Conflict Studies departments at University of Waterloo, and offers additional undergraduate courses in Arts, History, Mennonite Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Sociology. Grebel also offers two Master's level graduate programs in Theological Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies.

Making Space for Community

Grebel has embarked on a project to expand the kitchen and renovation the dining room. Construction started in April 2019 and is anticipated to finish in the fall of 2020. Learn more about this exciting endeavor and see how you can get involved in the Fill the Table capital campaign!

  1. Oct. 22, 2020Innovative SARS CoV2 Screening Pilot Project
    Colin Friesen holding his swab sample

  2. Oct. 1, 2020Keeping Community at the Centre
    Grebel Students Social Distancing

  3. Sep. 23, 2020Shedding Light on the Grebel Kitchen
    Kitchen staff serving food to students in the new kitchen

    It has been almost a year and half since Conrad Grebel University College broke ground on the “Fill the Table” construction project. This ambitious fundraising campaign raised $4.2 million to expand and renovate the College’s kitchen and dining space to accommodate Grebel’s entire community.

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  1. Oct. 24, 2020Mennonite Church Canada Study Conference 2020
    Table talk invitation

    Table Talk: Does the Church still have legs?

    “Table Talk: Does the Church Still Have Legs?” will examine what it means to be the church and the role of worship. The conference will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, through Zoom, a virtual-meeting platform.

  2. Oct. 25, 2020Convocation 2020
    Convocation Invitation Image

    This past Spring, Grebel postponed its Convocation Celebration to the Fall. We hoped that the Fall event could be in-person, but unfortunately we are still unable to hold large gatherings. I'm sorry that we cannot celebrate graduation face-to-face. 

  3. Oct. 28, 2020Noon Hour Concert: The Road to Peace
    railway sculpture

    The Road to Peace: A Reflection on the Relocation of the Russian Mennonites is a composition by Professor Emeritus Leonard Enns
    Here are his notes:  

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