Helping people see

The School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo, provides the only English optometric training in Canada leading to an accredited Doctor of Optometry degree. The school also provides a graduate program in Vision Science and Optometry. Extensive clinic programs support practical experience for students and health services for the public. Read more about the School of Optometry...

  1. May 3, 2022Elevating the optometric profession with new Advanced Procedures Program
    Group photo of all participants in the Advanced Procedures Course at UWaterloo Optometry

    As the contemporary practice of optometry evolves, the University of Waterloo’s School of Optometry & Vision Science (UWOVS) continues to be at the forefront of education for all Canadian optometrists with the introduction of a new Advanced Procedures Program.

  2. Apr. 29, 2022Celebrating our recent OD Student Award winners
    reads Fall 2021 and has a golden ribbon in the background; UWOVS logo at the bottom

    It is our pleasure to share with you our Optometry (OD) Student Award winners!

  3. Apr. 12, 2022Close to 1,400 health-care students log on to learn about the importance of interprofessional collaboration
    Person is looking at a laptop screen where there's a virtual conference playing.

    On March 21, Waterloo Optometry’s first-year students participated in the seventh annual Interprofessional Education (IPE) Day – a day that brings together health-care students from across Ontario to learn about how they can work together to improve health outcomes for patients.

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