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Monday, October 1, 2018

Visit of Wuhan University

Delegates from Wuhan University

On Monday October 1 and Tuesday October 2, 2018, the University of Waterloo welcomed delegates from Wuhan University (WHU) for a two-day visit.  The objective of the visit was to review existing 2+2 programs, discuss new work-plans, explore the possibility of a study abroad program, and discuss student innovation, entrepreneurship, and co-op education.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Delegate Visit from Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University delegates

On Monday, October 1, 2018, the Vice President of Research at Tsinghua University in China, Qi-kun Xue visited the University of Waterloo.  He also presemted a public lecture on Transformative Quantum Technologies entitled "Physics Beyond Ohm's Law." The objective of the delegation visit was to discuss collaborations on quantum sciences and quantum technology.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Visit from the University of Adelaide

Delegates from the University of Adelaide

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018 delegates from the University of Adelaide in Australia visted the university to learn about Cooperative Education, the Velocity Garage incubator, the Institute for Quantum Computer (IQC), and to discuss internationalization.  

Delegates from University of Adelaide:

Monday, September 24, 2018

Visit of Xiamen University

Visit of Xiamen University

On Monday, September 24, 2018, the University of Waterloo welcomed delegates from Xiamen University led by Mr. ZHAN Yan, Chairman of Xiamen University Council.  The objective of the visit was to strengthen the relationship and review the existing 2+2 programs between the two universities and explore other potential collaborations.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Delegation visit from Baden-Württemberg Germany

Gift exchange

On Friday September 21, 2018, delegates led by Theresa Bauer, Minister of Science, Research and Arts from Baden-Württemberg Germany, visited the University of Waterloo to discuss the bridging of science and economics in the automobile sector in regards to future mobility issues. The group toured WatCar during their visit. Existing and potential collaborations between the University of Waterloo and Baden-Württemberg were also explored.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Visit from IIT Tirupati and IIT Ropar

Delegates from IIT Tirupati and IIT Ropar

On Monday, September 17, 2018 the University of Waterloo met with delegates from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Tirupati and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Ropar to discuss opportunities for collaboration in student mobility, joint degree programs, research partnerships, and the possibility for establishing a Canada-India Center of Excellence at each IIT.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Visit of Canada’s Ambassador to China

John McCallum and Feridun Hamdullahpur

On Friday, September 14, 2018, the University of Waterloo welcomed Canada’s Ambassador to China, the Honourable John McCallum.  Meetings were held between university officials as well as delegates from Global Affairs Canada to learn more about UW’s international student recruitment and student experience as well as discuss UW’s industrial and innovation/commercialization partnerships and opportunities.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Visit of Australian National University

Delegates from Australian National University

On Friday, September 7, 2018, leaders from the University of Waterloo welcomed delegates from Australian National University. Points of discussion included our co-operative program and student innovation.

Delegates from Australian National University

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Message to campus community on Saudi Arabia


To:               Students, faculty and staff

From:          Ian Rowlands, Associate Vice-President, International

Date:            August 8, 2018

Subject:      Message to campus community on Saudi Arabia        

Note:           This email is for action and for information       

The University is working to understand the actions being taken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the impact these will have on our campus.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Visit of Hohai University

Leaders from the University of Waterloo were delighted to welcome delegates from Hohai University in China. Points of discussion included various collaborations with the Water Institute and also the Faculty of Engineering such as research programs, faculty exchange, graduate exchange, and co-supervising graduate students.