Connected to the world
Internationalization is woven into many elements at Waterloo. With a goal of becoming one of the most internationalized universities in Canada, diversity and global connections are encouraged and celebrated.
Waterloo’s culture of embracing international perspectives and experiences attracts some of the world’s most talented students, staff, and faculty. Global connections encompass academic, research, and industry partnerships, international learning through work placements, exchanges, field programs, and co-operative education, as well as a vast network of alumni around the world.
- July 9, 2019
June was a busy month for Waterloo International, as we hosted a number of delegations from around the world. Our visitors came to us from, among other locations, Brazil, China, France, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, and Switzerland. We were delighted to receive them, to share with them some of the University of Waterloo’s experiences and activities in research, learning, and service, and to hear from them about their achievements and priorities. A photo from the visit of University of Bordeaux President Manuel Tunon de Lara and his team – from June 10th – appears below.
- May 2, 2019
The University of Waterloo welcomed delegates from Taiwan on Thursday, May 2, 2019. The visit highlighted potential future collaboration, entrepreneurship as well as inbound and outbound opportunities for graduate students.
- May 1, 2019
On Wednesday, May 1, 2019 the University of Waterloo hosted a delegation from Vietnam. The visit highlighted the direction of UWaterloo for cooperation with Vietnam in the field of Science and Technology and to learn about training opportunities for their research and post-doctoral staff.