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Experience Grebel at the University of Waterloo!

The University of Waterloo is a place of exploration, discovery and possibility. While studying at the University of Waterloo, you can join a lively and tight-knit community by living at Grebel. Broaden your perspective of the world. Make friendships that will last a life-time and learn and create alongside the best and the brightest. This is not your average university experience.

 Located in the city of Waterloo, here is what you need to know about the University of Waterloo:

There are over 100 programs of study, within 6 faculties and 7 professional schools:

  • Applied Health Sciences
  • Arts (School of Accountancy; School of Social Work)
  • Engineering (School of Architecture)
  • Environment (School of Planning)
  • Mathematics (School of Computer Science)
  • Science (School of Optometry; School of Pharmacy 

UWaterloo has the world’s largest co-op program with over 3,000 employers. Students in co-op have the opportunity to alternate between school and paid work terms.   

 

About Grebel

Conrad Grebel University College offers a unique opportunity – combining a small, relational residential community and a large, world-class university education.

  • Grebel is a Residence. We’re home to 142 students in all academic disciplines, first to fourth year. The residence provides an environment that nurtures and supports you while making life-long friendships.
  • Affiliated with the Mennonite Church – students from all faiths are welcome.
  • UWaterloo’s Music department and Peace & Conflict Studies program reside here.
  • Undergraduate courses in History, Mennonite Studies, and Religious Studies.
  • We value community. Everyone is welcome here, and there is no shortage of opportunities to get involved and connect with one another

Study in Canada

  • Canada is known for our diversity, commitment to peace, and innovation
  • Publicly funded universities.
  • Comprehensive range of flexible and portable undergraduate degrees.
  • Internationally recognized for quality.
  • Affordable tuition and living expenses.
  • Multi-cultural cities are clean, safe, and open to explore.

About Waterloo, Ontario

  • Rapidly growing tech scene and vibrant start-up culture
  • Plenty of galleries, museums, festivals and restaurants to enjoy
  • Countryside with farmers market and wide open spaces is just a bus ride away

Admissions

All students who live and study at Grebel are University of Waterloo students.

Finances

Remember:

  • All fees are listed in Canadian dollars.
  • Waterloo’s school year begins in September.  Terms are either 4 or 8 months, depending whether a student is studying in the co-op stream.
  • Co-op can provide a student with the ability to pay tuition.

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Where is Waterloo?

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For more information about undergrad residence, contact Rebekah DeJong, Recruitment and Student Life Coordinator.

You can request brochures from Waterloo, or check out Grebel's viewbook.

About Waterloo | About Grebel | Admissions