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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.


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. Apr. 18, 2019Spring 2019 Ensemble Auditions are open for registrationGamelan in Waterloo Town Square

    The Balinese Gamelan Ensemble, Instrumental Chamber groups, orchestra@uwaterloo, and the University Choir are all open for audition registrations.  See our Ensemble Page for details.  Auditions start on May 6.

  2. Apr. 5, 2019Grebel will Break Ground to Make Space for CommunityGround Breaking Invitation

    In the fall of 2020, Conrad Grebel University College students will start the school year equipped to be more welcoming and inclusive than ever before!  On April 1, the Board of Governors approved the budget and final plans for a brand-new kitchen and an expansion of the dining room. To celebrate the start of this essential project, a Ground Breaking ceremony will be held on Tuesday, April 23 at 4:30pm on the site of the new kitchen.

  3. Apr. 3, 2019MPACS Application Deadline Extended to May 1

    The Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) program has extended the deadline for Fall 2019 Canadian and Permanent Resident applications to May 1, 2019. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the field of peace and conflict by learning with a small cohort and field-experienced faculty, apply now!

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  1. Apr. 23, 2019Groundbreaking for the Kitchen and Dining Room ExpansionGroundbreaking for Grebel's Kitchen and Dining Room Expansion

    You are invited to join the Grebel community as we officially break ground for our Kitchen and Dining Room expansion project! Hear from Grebel President Marcus Shantz and a Board representative, as well as a word from our architects. You'll have a chance to speak with students involved in the project and learn how the renovation and expansion will increase their quality of living at Grebel.

  2. May 6 to Oct. 25, 2019Grebel Gallery Exhibit | New FrakturNew Fraktur exhibit

    Meg Harder is an interdisciplinary artist working and living in the Grand River Watershed. Harder graduated with a BA in Fine Art from the University of Waterloo, which included a six month exchange at Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem. She studied under Paula Wilson at Haystack Mountain school of crafts in 2018. She was the 2015 Eastern Comma Artist in Residence at Rare Charitable Research Reserve and at Vermont Studio Centre in 2018. She has exhibited at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Contemporary Art Forum of Kitchener and Area, and The Museum, Kitchener.

  3. May 6 to 21, 2019Spring 2019 Ensemble Auditions: Open for registrationorchestra@uwaterloo

    Spring 2019 Ensemble auditions are open for registration. See Ensemble page for details. 
    In Spring term we offer the Balinese Gamelan, Instrumental Chamber groups, orchestra@uwaterloo, and the University Choir.
    The orchestra needs 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, & 2 bassoons
    4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, and a tuba

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