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. 3, 2017Delegates from the Association of Commonwealth Universities visit Waterloo

    Leaders from the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) gathered in Waterloo today to discuss Waterloo’s challenges and interests in international education and how the ACU can help promote and support excellence in higher education, including mobility programs, and to connect with the Human Resources community.

    The ACU is the world’s first international university network and U.K. registered charity, and has more than 500 member institutions in more than 50 countries.

    The visit also included a tour of Velocity.

  2. Aug. 15, 2017Staff International Experience Fund recipients named

    Three University of Waterloo staff members have been awarded funds through the 2017 Staff International Experience Fund (SIEF) to travel to Australia and Europe.

    They are:

  3. Aug. 9, 2017How studying abroad makes students more employable and successful

    Going abroad programs foster global experiential learning outcomes for students and make them more employable and successful in a global economy.

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