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. Oct. 7, 2019Visit from Members of the German Bundestag
    German Bundestag Delegation

    Several members of the German Bundestag representing the Digital Agenda Committee visited the University of Waterloo today. Engaging discussions centered around research into Artificial Intelligence, digitization and AI ethics, and bridged into work integrated learning and entrepreneurship. The group also had the opportunity to visit Velocity during their time in Waterloo.

  2. Sep. 27, 2019Nanjing University of Finance and Economics Delegation
    Nanjing University of Finance and Economics Delegation

  3. Sep. 16, 2019University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Delegation Visit
    University of Witswatersrand Delegation

    Waterloo International was pleased to have hosted a delegation from the University of the Witswatersrand, Johannesburg on Septemeber 16, 2019. The group of administrators made their first stop at the University of Waterloo to learn best practices in Canadian higher education with the goal of becoming a hub of postgraduate training in Africa. A series of productive discussions with various administrative counterparts from Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, the Registrar's Office and the Student Success office lead to valuable staff connections.

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  1. Nov. 18 to 22, 2019IEW - Exchange Art Gallery and Photo Contest

    Exchange Art Gallery and Photo Contest

    Each year hundreds of students visit Waterloo on exchange, or go abroad to study at host schools around the world. The Student Success Office will be hosting an exhibit showcasing photos that were submitted by past Exchange Photo Contest participants.

    In addition to the exhibit, the Fall 2019 contest will be hosted by the SSO's @uwaterloolife account during November 18-22.

  2. Nov. 18 to 22, 2019IEW - Flavours of the World

    Flavours of the World

    Hungry? Enjoy different cultural cuisine each day at Renison.

  3. Nov. 18 to 22, 2019IEW - Free Buttons!

    FREE Buttons!

    Come say Hello! and grab a button. Buttons that say “Hello” in different languages will be available for students, staff and faculty to pick-up and wear during the week and beyond!

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