Students are at the heart of our work.
If you are an existing student at Waterloo, we are glad you are here and hope that we can support you in your journey. If you are considering Waterloo, we are excited you found us and hope that we can support you in your decision to make Waterloo a part of your future journey.
To help inform your decisions as a student or future student, find below resources, tools and supports:
Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre
The Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre (WISC) is located at United College. They work to share Indigenous knowledge and provide culturally relevant information and support services within the University of Waterloo community, including Indigenous and non-Indigenous students, faculty and staff.
To learn more, please visit https://uwaterloo.ca/stpauls/waterloo-indigenous-student-centre.
Indigenous Student Association
The Indigenous Student Association (ISA) is located within the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre (WISC) and is a student run collective that supports the needs and interests of Indigenous undergraduate and graduate students on campus.
To learn more, please visit https://www.isauwaterloo.ca/.
Waterloo Indigenous Residence
United College and Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre (WISC) offer a Living Community for Indigenous First Year Students. Their live-in Indigenous program supports the unique needs of Indigenous students, allowing the development of relationships and social networks.
To learn more, please visit https://uwaterloo.ca/stpauls/residence/future-residents/waterloo-indigenous-student-residence.
Canadian Indigenous Science and Engineering Society
The American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) in Canada is an organization focused on supporting and creating a community for First Nations, Metis, and Inuit students in STEM. The AISES chapter at UWaterloo, invites any Engineering students to join and meet other Indigenous students at our school, and help grow themselves professionally as well as academically.
To learn more, please visit https://uwaterloo.ca/engineering-equity-diversity/student-groups.