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Become a Faculty of Mathematics student at the University of Waterloo and join the world's largest centre for education in mathematics and computer science!

Use the left navigation menu to learn more about University of Waterloo Mathematics - student life, programs, careers in mathematics, funding and awards and how to apply.


coursewareTry our new open and online teaching and learning platform. On-screen text with synchronized audio and interactive investigations teach the concepts from Grade 12 Advanced Functions (Pre-Calculus) and Grade 12 Calculus and Vectors. Quizzes giving instant feedback, exercises, and enrichment and extension questions help consolidate learning. No login or special software is needed.

Open House was a huge success!

The Faculty of Mathematics welcomes high school students and their parents to Fall and March Break Open Houses.

Faculty of Mathematics' Fall Open House academic fair in Mathematics 3 atrium.Future Waterloo math students looking at program information at Fall Open House

Check out our student bloggers and vloggers!


blog screenshotFirst year blogger Xyan writing about his exciting new life in university!  


Vlogger Austin's fun tips and documentary of first year life!


See more events for future students!


Experience a day-in-the-life of a Waterloo Math or CS student by requesting a Shadow Day with one of our Reps. Applications are open during classes in the Fall and Winter terms, and additional opportunities are available in the Summer. See Shadow Program for details.

Shadow program poster

Want to connect with current students?

Our Senior Math Ambassador team is here to help you with your transition to the University of Waterloo!

Meet our Senior Math Ambassadors!

Algorithms boil in your blood, your dreams are filled with computer code, and you live in a world filled to the brim with vectors and theorems... here at the University of Waterloo, you're surrounded by people just like you, people who understand your passion...

Calvin LeungCalvin Leung
Math and Business Double Degree

Know your ambassadors!


Meet Cynthia!

Mathematics/Chartered Professional Accountancy