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.
- Apr. 5, 2018
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.
- Mar. 29, 2018
Representatives from the University of Waterloo were delighted to meet with Mr. Ismail Farag, Director of Education at the Australia Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), during his visit to Waterloo.
The visit included discussions about the University of Waterloo's internationalization strategy, and also explored potential collaborations with various Australian universities.
- Mar. 16, 2018
Delegates from the East China University of Science and Technology visited the University of Waterloo to discuss Waterloo's internationalization strategy and potential opportunities for research collaborations. As well, the delegates, along with leaders from the University of Waterloo, partook in the signing of a new 2+2 joint academic agreement with the department of Economics.