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. 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.

  2. Aug. 30, 2017Fall welcomeNew students walking in front of the Quantum Nano Centre

    The Fall is one of my favourite times to be on campus. The season is marked by the enthusiasm of new students, as well as renewed comradery for those returning and refreshed commitment from faculty and staff.

  3. 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.

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