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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. Sep. 24, 2018Grebel Sings to Bridge Gaps and Build CommunityGrebel students, faculty, and staff will spend this year intentionally singing together as a way of building bridges.

  2. Sep. 11, 2018Alumni Award Winner Works Tirelessly for PeaceDean Peachey

    Dean Peachey is a familiar face to many Grebelites. Initially he spent only his third year of university at Grebel (1974-75), participating actively as a resident. After graduating from Eastern Mennonite College, in Virginia, Peachey’s positive experience at Grebel and Waterloo brought him back in 1978 for graduate studies. While studying, he served as Senior Resident with his wife Melissa Miller (1978-1980).

  3. Aug. 28, 20182018-19 Public Lectures Announced2018-19 Public Lectures announced

    Conrad Grebel University College is pleased to announce an exciting series of public lectures set for 2018-19, on a wide range of topics that reflect the College’s areas of interest and expertise.

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  1. Sep. 26, 2018Noon Hour Concert: Far and WideGoodchild Grady Duo

    The Goodchild Grady Duo will present an all Canadian program of works for clarinet/bass clarinet and percussion.  The concert will feature Toronto based composer Shelley Marwood, Saskatoon composer Kendra Harder, as well as other contemporary composers.

  2. Sep. 29, 2018Taste of GrebelTaste of Grebel invitation September 29, 2018

    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. 11, 2018Backward/Forward: Reflections on Peace, Conflict, and Human RightsDean Peachey

    Conversations with the 2018 recipient of the Conrad Grebel Distinguished Alumni Service Award - Dean Peachey '82,'86

    This conversation, hosted by Associate PACS Professor Reina Neufeldt, will focus on Dean's current work and some reminiscing on the early years as the PACS program was emerging at Waterloo.

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