Welcome to Waterloo

Congratulations on accepting your offer to the University of Waterloo. We're so excited to welcome you to our Waterloo Warrior community.

Meet your President

Dr. Vivek Goel is a distinguished scholar with extensive achievements in research, teaching and leadership across both public and private sectors. He is recognized in Canada and around the world as a leading public-health researcher, health-services evaluation expert, and champion for the use of research evidence in health policy making. He is the seventh President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waterloo. 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 ise@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.