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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 ArtsHistoryMennonite StudiesPhilosophyReligious Studies, and Sociology. Grebel also offers two Master’s level graduate programs in Theological Studies and  Peace and Conflict Studies.

  1. Sep. 13, 2017Two exhibits at Conrad Grebel offer unfamiliar perspectives on the First World WarHistorical Mennonite photo

    For 48 days beginning September 25, the names of 661,818 soldiers and nurses on all sides of the First World War will be digitally displayed at more than 60 locations around the world. The Mennonite Archives of Ontario will be one of these locations.

  2. Sep. 12, 2017Bauman Family gift focuses on Mentorship and Peace IncubationBarry Bauman

    Peace has been an important value in the lives of Aden and Joanne Bauman and their sons Barry, who passed away in 2016, and Michael.  Lifelong members of the Elmira Mennonite Church, Aden and Joanne were fixtures in the community at their Arthur street jewelry store.    “Peace is a Mennonite thing,” observed Joanne. “Peace is important to our family, and our boys remember that their uncle Elias was a conscientious objector during WW II,” noted Aden.  

  3. Aug. 23, 2017Grebel welcomes applications for Musicology positionStudents singing in choir.

    Conrad Grebel University College seeks to fill a full-time faculty position in Musicology to begin July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will assume a new position created following the retirement in June of long-time Music professor Dr. Kenneth Hull.

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  1. Sep. 25 to Nov. 11, 2017The World Remembers: 1914-1918The World Remembers

    Every day from September 25-November 11, the names of 661,818 soldiers and nurses on all sides of the First World War killed in 1917 will be digitally displayed at more than 60 locations around the world. The commemoration is a unique expression of remembrance, reconciliation and education, and shows the enormous human cost of the war. The Mennonite Archives of Ontario Gallery (3rd floor, Conrad Grebel University College) will be one of these display locations. The Gallery is also the location of the exhibit “Sites of Nonresistance: Ontario Mennonites and the First World War.”

  2. Oct. 21, 2017Taste of GrebelTaste of Grebel invitation

    Friends and family of Grebel residents and associates are invited to share the day with us. We are planning a host of activities and events that will give you a sample of the student experience at Grebel. This, of course, includes a great meal and an opportunity to connect with students, staff and faculty.

  3. Oct. 22, 2017Ecumenical Prayer Service with Taizé SongTaize service.

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