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Mission, Values, Vision and Goals


The mission of the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo is to: 

  • Conduct research that has worldwide impact and recognition; 
  • Provide learning opportunities of unmatched breadth and depth; 
  • Produce graduates that are in worldwide demand; and 
  • Increase awareness of, and excellence in, mathematics, statistics, and computer science nationally and globally. 


The values that guide our decisions, strategies and actions are: 

  • Excellence 
  • Leadership and Impact
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Engagement and Integrity


The Faculty’s vision is to be: 

  • A world leader in mathematics, statistics, and computer science. 

Key Priorities 

Our goals and objectives are centred on our key priorities:

  • People
  • Undergraduate Studies 
  • Graduate Studies
  • Research, Creativity, and Innovation
  • Outreach