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. Jan. 14, 2019Visit of The Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityDelegates from Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Delegates from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University visited the university on Monday, January  14, 2019 to introduce their newly established Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovation (GBA I3) and its plan to the UWaterloo senior management team.  Discussions also continued on the development of joint entrepreneurship programs between our universities.

  2. Dec. 18, 2018Visit of Shandong Provincial Education Department and the Shandong Normal UniversityShandong Visit 12-12-18

    Delegates from Shandong Provincial Education Department and the Shandong Normal University, in China, visited the University of Waterloo on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The objectives of the visit were to review existing student exchange programs and to explore how to support universities international programs in Shandong province.

  3. Nov. 26, 2018Visit of China University of Petroleum Beijing and MOU signingVisit of China University of Petroleum Beijing

    The China University of Petroleum Beijing visited The University of Waterloo campus on Monday, November 26, 2018 to meet with the Faculty of Science to review the existing 2+2 undergrad program, sign the MOU and discuss a detailed work plan to enlarge future recruitment numbers of students from CUPB.  

    Delegates from China University of Petroleum Beijing:

    Prof. LI Gensheng, Vice President, International
    Prof. JIN Yan, Dean of the Graduate School 
    Prof. LI Yongfeng, Director of the International Office
    Dr. FENG Jinyu, International Office

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