Welcome to the Office of the President

The University of Waterloo brings together world-class academic strength, leading-edge research, experience-rich learning and a highly networked entrepreneurial culture that ignites curiosity and enables bold ventures.

Waterloo’s reputation for innovation extends across Canada and internationally.

This is a place where students, faculty and staff routinely deliver excellence.

Welcome to Waterloo!

Feridun Hamdullahpur

Feridun Hamdullahpur
President and Vice-Chancellor



  1. Aug. 7, 2017A new way of thinking about free trade and manufacturing.

    I was pleased to contribute to the Canada’s discussion on NAFTA and the future of our nation’s economy. I invite you to visit the opinion section in today’s Globe and Mail Report on Business to read my Op Ed.

  2. July 18, 2017David Johnston’s vision of “smart and caring” Canada began at WaterlooDavid Johnston and Feridun Hamdullahpur

    I was honoured to be part of a recent feature in the Waterloo Region Record celebrating David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.

  3. July 12, 2017A more sustainable WaterlooFeridun with winners

    The Waterloo community celebrated our on campus sustainability successes today at the 2017 Eco-Summit.

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