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The University of Waterloo is one of the most innovative universities in Canada and the world, with good reason: our students, faculty, and staff are among the best and brightest anywhere.

Whether you’re a member of our university community already, or visiting us for a chance to learn more, welcome to Waterloo.


Feridun Hamdullahpur

Feridun Hamdullahpur
President and Vice-Chancellor

  1. Mar. 14, 2017Forging collaborations between universities and industries

    I invite you to read the op-ed on the Times Higher Education-World University Rankings blog, which highlights the elements of partnership between universities and industry that will best advance research success and allow innovation to flourish.

  2. Mar. 8, 2017Empower our best and brightestNaila Keleta-Mae speaks at the International Women's Day Dinner

    As we recognize International Women’s Day, we must also recognize that we still have a way to go.

    I invite you to read the Op Ed in today's edition of the Waterloo Record, which outlines some of the challenges still faced by many of the women across the world.

  3. Jan. 10, 2017Celebrating 60 Years of InnovationFeridun Hamdullahpur Speaking at the 60th Lecture

    I am excited to welcome you back to the University of Waterloo for 2017. As we all return to campus after the holiday break, we should take a moment to reflect on the significance of this New Year. It is anything but a regular year.

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