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. July 29, 2019Visit from Tsinghua University
    Tsinghua Vice-President visit

    On the morning of July 29, 2019, Dr. Jim Rush, Vice-President Academic and Provost met with Dr. Qikun Xue, Vice-President of Research from Tsinghua University. The two VPs talked and reviewed the various collaborations between our two universities. The meeting strengthened our existing relationship and helps to further our collaborations to a new level. 

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  2. July 22, 2019Staff International Experience Fund - 2019 Recipients Announced
    Staff International Experience Fund

  3. July 9, 2019Visiting International Delegations During June 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.

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