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Grebel has a fantastic residence community on the campus of the University of Waterloo! Join this enthusiastic community of people who are dedicated to making Grebel an amazing place to live and grow. Meet some of Grebel's current students. Take a tour. Discover leadership opportunities at Grebel. Apply now to live in the residence.

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Academics

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. Dec. 10, 2019Award Honours Alumnus Serving Community’s Deepest Needs
    John Neufeld

    John Neufeld (BA 1996) has continually served the communities around him, whether that be through leadership or behind the scenes, at Grebel or in the broader Waterloo Region. In recognition of his generous and dedicated service, Conrad Grebel University College has named John the 2019 Distinguished Alumni Service Award winner.

  2. Nov. 18, 2019Math for Good and Evil
    Lowell Ewert with Peace and Conflict Studies students

    The newest course offered by the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) program at Grebel may seem more like a math course, but in fact, it is open to students from all faculties regardless of a student’s comfort (or discomfort) with math.

  3. Nov. 7, 2019Life and Death in the Era of Drones
    The Cultural Life of Drones Exhibit Launch

    WATERLOO, ON – The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement will launch its latest Grebel Gallery exhibit, “The Cultural Life of Drones: KW Drone Dialogues” with a reception at 7:00 PM on November 14, 2019. Created by Sara Matthews, Associate Professor in Global Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University, this exhibit explores the myriad of ways in which drones are embedded into our everyday lives, as well as our ideas about the kinds of life and death that drones make.

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  1. Jan. 31, 2020Bechtel Lecture in Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies: Film Screening

    “Food & Faith: Mennonites Farming Locally and Globally”

    Mennonite sociologist Winfield Fretz called farming the ‘sacred vocation.’  Even though fewer and fewer Mennonites are involved in it, we are all dependent on, if not blessed by it.  We used to talk together about farming and faith a lot more when more of us were farmers.  Maybe it’s time to talk again. 

  2. Feb. 1, 2020Bechtel Lecture in Anabaptist-Mennonite Studies: Breakfast Panel

    “Food & Faith: Mennonites Farming Locally and Globally”

    Mennonite sociologist Winfield Fretz called farming the ‘sacred vocation.’  Even though fewer and fewer Mennonites are involved in it, we are all dependent on, if not blessed by it.  We used to talk together about farming and faith a lot more when more of us were farmers.  Maybe it’s time to talk again. 

  3. Feb. 2, 2020Toronto Raptors Alumni Event
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    Toronto Raptors vs. Chicago Bulls

    Join alumni from Conrad Grebel, St. Paul's, Renison and St. Jerome's for a Toronto Raptors game vs. the Chicago Bulls at the Scotiabank Arena

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