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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 housing option on the University of Waterloo campus. The Grebel residence is home to 140 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

 Where is Waterloo?


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



  • 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

For more information about undergrad residence, contact Gemma Ricker, Recruitment and Student Life Coordinator.

You can request brochures from Waterloo.


About | Study in Canada | Admissions | Finances | Important information | Waterloo's location