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Welcome to Grebel


Grebel has 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 Grebel's current students. Take an in-person or virtual tour. Discover leadership opportunities at Grebel. Apply now to live in the residence.


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.

  1. Nov. 24, 2021Alumni Award for Respected Educator Ann L. Schultz
    Ann L. Schultz

    Pursuing a career in music education was a dream for Ann L. Schultz (BA 1990) who was always passionate about making music. After finishing a degree in music at Conrad Grebel College, Ann completed a Bachelor of Education and began her teaching career at Rockway Mennonite Collegiate in 1991, becoming head of the music program there in 1997.

  2. Nov. 3, 2021Grebel Joins Sustainable Waterloo Region
    Grebel's Green Team

    This year, Grebel officially joined Sustainable Waterloo Region’s Regional Sustainability Initiative. As a member, Grebel will share and learn best practices with other like-minded organizations. Members work to understand the impacts of their operations on environmental sustainability and aim to build a culture of sustainability among employees and engage employees as sustainability advocates while also adapting policy and reducing impact through realistic sustainability targets. 

  3. Oct. 26, 2021The Memory of Lost Students Lives On
    Families of students gathered to dedicate a new student memorial garden

    For most students, Grebel is a place where friendships are forged, passions are engaged, and where dreams grow. It’s heartbreaking when, for various reasons, dreams are dashed and lights are extinguished.

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  1. Nov. 30, 2021Giving Tuesday 2021
    Giving Tuesday Champions David and Dianne Conrath

    Join the challenge and help Grebel unlock $3000 in matched funds going towards professional music recording eqiupment for concerts, ensembles, and more. Make your donation on November 30.

    Our 2021 Challenge Champions: David and Dianne (Daniels) Conrath (BA '88)

  2. Mar. 9 to 10, 20222022 Bechtel Lecturer: Dr. Sofia Samatar
    Invitation to the 2022 bechtel lecture

    Save the date for the upcoming 2022 Bechtel Lecture events, with Dr. Sofia Samatar. (Registration will become available closer to the event).

  3. Mar. 24, 20222022 Sawatsky Visiting Scholar: Dr. Regina Shands Stoltzfus
    Sawatsky lecture Invitation

    Save the date for the 2022 Sawatsky Visiting Scholar Lecture on Thursday, March 24 at 7:30 PM EST. More information will be available soon.

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