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. Mar. 1, 2018Waterloo International Welcomes New Director Vinitha

    Today, Vinitha Gengatharan began work as Director, Waterloo International.  Vinitha joins the University of Waterloo from the University of Toronto, where she had a 17-year career in international education and student services. 

  2. Feb. 5, 2018Visit of the Canada-UK Foundation Outside Velocity

    Leaders from the University of Waterloo were pleased to host a visit of the Canada-UK Foundation so soon after representatives from both organizations met in London, UK at the end of January 2018.  

    The visit included a tour of the Accelerator Centre and Velocity Garage in order to illustrate the innovation and entrepreneurial ecosystem at the University of Waterloo. 

  3. Jan. 15, 2018Seoul National University Delegates Visit the University of Waterloo

    University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to welcome delegates visiting from Seoul National University. Visiting Waterloo International, the visit contained discussions regarding continued initiatives and partnerships between the universities.

    Delegates from Seoul National University

    Byung Jin Kim, Manager, International Summer Institute

    Jungjae Hong, Manager, Student Exchange Program (Outbound)

    Hyun-Ji Lee, Manager, Student Exchange Program (Inbound)

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  1. Mar. 26, 2018Internationalization Fund Lunch & LearnMap.

    Do you have an idea to help internationalize campus? Consider applying for the Internationalization Fund; an initiative to bring to life new ideas that will help internationalize our University community. This one-time fund totals $100,000 and will be split among 10-15 initiatives.

    Find out more at the March 26 Lunch & Learn where we will discuss:

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