Welcome to Waterloo

Congratulations! Welcome to Canada's Innovation University — recognized by Maclean’s magazine for 28 years in a row.

Meet your President

President Hamdullahpur's has been an engineer, educator and leader over the span of his more than 35 year career in research and higher education. President Hamdullahpur has served as the sixth President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waterloo since 2010. Visit the Office of the President's website for the latest news. 

About the guide

As you prepare to study at home, or travel to Canada to earn your degree, the International Student Guide can help you. It provides answers to your questions as an international student.

Adjusting to a new culture takes time, but we’re here to help make your transition go as smooth as possible.

Contact us

Email us, the International Student Experience (ISE) team, at success@uwaterloo.ca, or visit the Student Success Office website.

We can answer questions about:

 Case District II Awards Program

The International Student Guide was awarded gold in the 2018 CASE District II award category Website: Publications / News.