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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 who teach undergraduate courses in Arts, History, Mennonite StudiesMusicPeace and Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, and Sociology. Grebel also offers the graduate Theological Studies program at Waterloo and is home to the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies program.

  1. June 19, 2017Hymn conference will mark Reformation anniversary with hymnsNow Thank We All Our God: Hymn Festival Poster 2017

    This summer, a celebration of hymnody will coincide with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the annual Hymn Society conference to be held at Conrad Grebel University College in Waterloo, July 16-20. Attracting hundreds of hymn aficionados, the conference will revolve around the theme: “Now Thank We All Our God: Celebrating Congregational Song since the Reformation.”

  2. May 12, 2017Grebel names New PresidentMarcus Shantz.

    Marcus Shantz will serve as Conrad Grebel University College’s eighth president, taking office October 1, 2017. The Board of Governors, in making this announcement, cited Shantz’s outstanding leadership skills, his significant contributions to local business and arts organizations, his engagement in the local and global church, and his first-hand knowledge of Grebel and its stakeholders.

  3. Apr. 26, 2017Grebel embarks on a kitchen and dining room expansion feasibility studyCommunity Supper

    In a quest for increased and updated kitchen and dining room space, the Conrad Grebel University College Board of Governors has approved a kitchen and dining room expansion and renovation architectural feasibility study.  After careful review, the College has engaged Moriyama and Teshima Architects (MTA) to lead the study.  MTA is one of the most prestigious architectural firms in Canada. They have led similar studies for organizations around the world including many colleges and universities in Ontario. They also have significant experience with the assessment, renovation and adaptive reuse of existing buildings.

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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. July 1, 2017July 1st Celebration!Canada Day 2017

    Planning on spending Canada Day 2017 in Waterloo?

    Join Grebel Alumni & Friends at the biggest celebration UW has ever hosted!

    Canadian rock icon, Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, is headlining the OpenText stage, and Juno award-winning children's performers Bobs & Lolo are back for the kids. Find more info here: UWaterloo Canada Day 2017

  3. July 8, 2017Balinese Gamelan Ensemble @ the KULTRÚN FESTIVALUWaterloo Gamelan

    The UWaterloo Balinese Gamelan Ensemble will be appearing at the KULTRÚN FESTIVAL on Saturday July 8, 2pm and a free workshop at 3:45pm. Join us at this wonderful FREE international festival in Victoria Park.  

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