Welcome to Grebel
Grebel is home to an enthusiastic residence community on the campus of the University of Waterloo. Join this friendly community of people who are dedicated to making Grebel an amazing place to live and grow. Meet some of Grebels current students. Take an in-person or virtual tour. Discover leadership opportunities. Apply now to live in the residence.
Study with and get to know professors in a community-oriented learning environment. Grebel teaches within the Arts faculty at the University of Waterloo, administering the Music and Peace and Conflict Studies departments at Waterloo, and offering additional undergraduate courses in Arts, History, Mennonite Studies, Religious Studies, and Sociology. Grebel also offers two masters level graduate programs in Theological Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies.
"To Antoine": Conversation with Author E.J. Wiens
In collaboration with Gelassenheit Publications, we will be hosting a conversation with E.J. Wiens, author and Grebel alumnus, who has recently published the novel "To Antoine."
Restorative Justice in Education
Liberating Students’ Voices Through Relational Pedagogy.
The event will feature restorative justice practitioners, educators, academics, community members, and students to discuss restorative justice in education—focusing on kindergarten through grade 12, higher education, and the community.
Alumni Gathering: Blue Jays game
Grebel alumni are invited to this family friendly afternoon watching the Blue Jays vs. the Oakland Athletics, and enjoying Jr. Jay Day activities.
A Quiet History: Japanese Internment in WWII
At Community Supper last Wednesday, Grebel marked the end of Asian Heritage month with guest speaker, Susan Matsuo, sharing about the internment of Japanese Canadians during WWII.
International Students Take the Lead
Grebel’s student leadership and residence life are unimaginable without international students. Grebel is committed to developing a more culturally representative student body in residence and leadership roles. At the core, this initiative is about building belonging and celebrating diversity in the community.
Nurture Faith, Share Music, and Make Friends at Ontario Mennonite Music Camp
While it is undeniable that OMMC is filled with fun — including campfires, ensembles, recreation games, and musical productions — the people who run the camp make all the difference. That is why Mykayla Turner and Emily Rempel have been chosen as the co-directors of the 2023 OMMC season.