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. Oct. 4, 2017Health and Wellness: We’re all in this togetherTwo students hiking on a fall day

    We have all worked hard through the first half of the Fall term and now it’s time to take a breather. Fall Break offers us a pause to reflect on what we need to be successful for the remainder of the term. 

  2. Sep. 26, 2017Encouraging women to choose science, technology, engineering and math

    Far from a simple concept of fairness, addressing gender equality is integral to the future of our nation, its people and our economic wellbeing.

  3. Sep. 13, 2017Hacking the Future at WaterlooHacking the Future logo with event date and location

    Waterloo is a magnet for innovators and disruptors.

    So, it is no surprise that tomorrow our University will welcome a diverse group of business leaders to our Waterloo Innovation Summit.

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