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. 3, 2017Technical University of Denmark delegates visit WaterlooTechnical University of Denmark delegation

    University of Waterloo leaders were pleased to host delegates visiting from the Technical University of Denmark to discuss entrepreneurship and the Waterloo eco-system, student exchange, continued adult learning and the integration between liberal arts and engineering.

    The visit included a tour of the Sedra Student Design Centre and meetings with department heads of Engineering, Science, Conrad Centre, Student Success Office, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Cooperative Education and Career Action and the Accelerator Centre.

  2. Oct. 30, 2017China in October: A Trip Report by the University of Waterloo's Associate Vice-President, International

    Learn more about Ian Rowlands, Associate Vice-President, International's recent trip to China where he met many valued Waterloo partners.

  3. Oct. 23, 2017The University of Waterloo and the United Kingdom: A Trip Report by the Associate Vice-President, International

    During the first week of October, I had the privilege of representing the University of Waterloo on an overseas trip to the United Kingdom. It was an enjoyable week, and it provided me with the opportunity to engage with UK partners in so many different ways. Indeed, it demonstrated the broad interests of, and the synergistic powers of, Waterloo International.

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