Peace and Conflict Studies

PACS student job openings

Are you looking for a job in Peace and Conflict Studies? Now is your chance! The PACS department is seeking two students to work with us part-time during the 2019-2020 school year! 


What is Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS)?


Find out how peace is built in complicated situations around the world by connecting theory and practice. Learn from professors and renowned specialists in peacebuilding who have worked in the field. Gain skills and experience through an internship either locally or internationally. Choose courses from a wide variety of university departments and programs to tailor your program towards your own area of interest within the study of peace and justice in a program that recognizes equal value in both the concrete techniques and the theories of peaceful social change.

Who are PACS graduates?

PACS graduates have gone into many careers and used their training in different ways.

To learn more about what students can do after they graduate from PACS, check out our alumni profiles.

  1. Mar. 21, 2019March Alumni Profile: Kristina BartoldKristina Bartold's headshot.

    Kristina Bartold is an alumnus of both the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) and Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) programs here at Conrad Grebel. During her undergraduate degree, Kristina was very involved in student leadership as a Residence Don and Student Ambassador. Kristina worked at St. Jerome’s University, at which she developed student leadership programs and worked in residence life. She also completed a PACS field study in Ukraine through the Beyond Borders program, where she worked at an orphanage for four months.  

  2. Mar. 14, 2019PACS student job openingsStudents at a PACS Society pizza event

    Are you looking for a job in Peace and Conflict Studies? Now is your chance! The PACS department is seeking two students to work with us part-time during the 2019-2020 school year!

  3. Mar. 14, 2019PACS Biweekly Newletter - March 14thPACS Newsletter banner: image of an empty city street. White text overtop reads

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  1. Jan. 14 to Apr. 12, 2019Grebel Galley Exhibit | Gichitwaawizi’igewin: HonouringDecorative banner for exhibit.

    In this exhibit, artist Catherine Dallaire re-examines the original Indigenous values in animal and plant life that are often vilified by contemporary Western settler culture. Building understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous worldviews is an important step towards peace and conciliation in the Canadian context. Creating space for Indigenous wisdom to guide culture and policy is an integral part of building peace and justice.

  2. Apr. 14, 2019Grebel ConvocationDecorative banner for convocation.

    Conrad Grebel University College honours graduates who have lived and studied at Grebel while completing their University of Waterloo degree programs. This special Convocation takes place several weeks prior to the University of Waterloo Convocations where the official degrees are conferred. Faculty, staff, students, families, and friends celebrate this significant accomplishment together.

    We welcome friends and families to this celebration on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Humanities Theatre, Hagey Hall, University of Waterloo.

  3. May 6 to Oct. 25, 2019Grebel Gallery Exhibit | New Fraktur - Meg Harder

    Meg Harder is a Mennonite female artist working in the Haldimand Treaty Territory/Grand River Watershed. Her practice explores bioregional themes through a variety of media including works on paper, projection, installation, and social choreography.

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