Our global connections

Take your studies abroad with exciting international opportunities

Whether on a co-op work term or academic exchange, students in the math and business programs at the University of Waterloo have a tremendous opportunity to gain rewarding international experience.

The Faculty of Mathematics at Waterloo has over 40 exchange opportunities with universities all over the world. Exchange students live and study at partner universities for a term or two and have their academic credits count toward their University of Waterloo degree.

For more information, please visit the international exchange website.


The Faculty of Mathematics recent partnership with Singapore Management University means that each year, up to 20 students will be given the opportunity to experience the cultural and academic environment of this great city.

International co-op jobs

These are examples of jobs that students in our Math and Business programs have recently held:

  • Exotic derivatives trading, New York, NY

  • Business development manager, Portugal

  • Software design engineering, London, England

  • Information technology intern, Trinidad

  • Stock analyst and sales assistant, China

  • Trade marketing representative, Saudi Arabia

  • Cross asset structuring intern, Singapore

What a student had to say:

Going on an exchange to ETH Zurich was one of the best decisions I made in my university career. I gained valuable academic experience, I travelled, and I made new friends.

-Charles Guan, BMATH/BBA 2007