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. Nov. 15, 20182018 Training Program for Top Management of Japanese UniversitiesJapanese University leaders

    On November 13th and 14th, we hosted top Japanese University leaders for the "2018 Training Program for Top Management of University," funded by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Japan. The focus of their two-day agenda was to gain insight into university management and learn about co-operative education, entrepreneurship, technology transfer and commercialization, and international research.

  2. Nov. 5, 2018Visit of Chinese University LeadersChinese University Leaders

    Led by the Ministry of Education China, Chinese University Leaders visited the University for a two-day visit on Monday, November 5 and Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  The goal of the visit was to gain insight on university management and operations, especially in the areas of Co-operative education, Campus wellness, Teaching excellence and professional development, International and Industrial research, and Student innovation & entrepreneurship.

  3. Oct. 29, 2018The Beijing Institute of Technology visitBIT delegates

    Delegates from the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) vistied the University on Monday, October 29, 2018 to strengthen the existing partnership, explore student exchange and research potential in Life Science and Engineering; and to learn more about student innovation and entrepreneurship in UW.

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  1. Nov. 26, 2018Staff Work-Travel Information Sessionpanorama landscape

    Are you looking to further your professional development through idea-exchange and learning alongside counterparts at other universities, colleges, research institutions or industry-partner organizations?

    Join HR and Waterloo International for a brown bag lunch information session on staff work-travel opportunities at Waterloo.

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