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. 

  1. Apr. 23, 2018Visit of Suranaree University of Technology

    Leaders from the University of Waterloo were delighted to welcome a delegation of staff and faculty from the Suranaree University of Technology in Thailand. With discussions centring around the University of Waterloo's Co-operative Education and Entrepreneurship programs, the visit also included an overview of the Conrad Business Centre and a tour of the Accelerator Centre. 

  2. Apr. 18, 2018Visit of Nanyang Technological University

    Leaders from the University of Waterloo were delighted to welcome delegates from Nanyang Technological Universty in Singapore. Points of discussion included the University of Waterloo's co-operative education system as well as the thriving start-up culture in the region. 

    In addition, to better illustrate the co-operative education atmosphere, the visit included tours of numerous university-affiliated centres such as the Sedra Student Design Centre, Conrad Centre, Velocity Garage, and Communitech.

  3. Apr. 5, 2018Visit of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

    Today, the University of Waterloo hosted a visit of Professor Tony Chan, President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Leaders from the University of Waterloo were delighted to welcome President Chan, whose visit included discussions of the University of Waterloo's innovative and entrepreneurship activities as well as its industry collaborations. 

    To better illustrate these concepts, the visit also included tours of the Accelerator Centre, Sedra Student Design Centre, and the Velocity Garage. 

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