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Welcome to Grebel


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. Aug. 16, 2017Ensemble auditions for Fall 2017 are open for registration

    The University of Waterloo's Music Department invites you to enrich your university experience by joining an ensemble this fall. Choose from four vocal and four instrumental ensembles, including the recently added orchestra@uwaterloo.

    These groups are open to all UWaterloo students, faculty, and staff and can be taken for credit or for extra curricular.  

    Auditions begin September 7th. Choose your audition time slot today.

  2. Aug. 3, 2017New award to bring diversity to campus Grebel Students singing

    Living in Toronto for 46 years, Mary Groh was increasingly surrounded by a multi-cultural society. As an active member of the Danforth Mennonite Church, following the closure of Warden Woods Mennonite Church, she witnessed the growth of various Mennonite congregations in the east end of Toronto.

  3. Aug. 1, 2017Music Builds Community at UWaterlooorchestra@uwaterloo

    Students at the University of Waterloo are an incredibly diverse group, with interests spanning math, health, engineering, science, environment, and arts. Many of these students have spent hundreds of hours of their life learning a musical instrument and, instead of giving up their love of music while at university, they have found a collective place to express it.

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  1. May 15, 2017 to May 15, 2019Sites of Nonresistance: Ontario Mennonites and the First World WarSites of Nonresistance.

    War monuments, cenotaphs and honour rolls remind us daily of the most dramatic and familiar stories of war.  This exhibit tells war stories of a different kind, and lays out an alternative memorial landscape—the landscape of nonresistance.

  2. Aug. 13 to 25, 2017Ontario Mennonite Music CampMusic Camp

    Ontario Mennonite Music Camp provides an exciting camp adventure for 12 to 16 year olds – pairing exceptional musical instruction with traditional camp activities! Campers will find a safe and supportive community to explore their love of music, strengthen their leadership skills and deepen their faith.

    OMMC welcomes campers of all levels of musical skill and experience! Our goal is to help you have fun and grow, no matter where you're at.

  3. Sep. 17 to 23, 2017Peace Week 2017Peace Week: September 18 to 23 2017

    Every year, on September 21 and the week surrounding it, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace.

    For the past 2 years, Conrad Grebel University College has initiated a series of community events to mark this day. Now, in 2017, we are opening up this initiative to Kitchener-Waterloo and beyond.

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