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. Feb. 16, 2021Black History Month is a time for reflection and celebration
    Black History Month

    Black History Month is a time for reflection and celebration. It is also a time to learn, collaborate and act for needed systemic changes inside and outside of our community.

  2. Feb. 11, 2021Reflections on the World Economic Forum from a distance
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    The past year has been framed around one thing: the COVID-19 pandemic. It has shaped and reshaped virtually everything we’ve done as a society, and rightly so. This disruption was certainly felt at the recent World Economic Forum (WEF).

  3. Jan. 28, 2021Bell Let's Talk and the Importance of Discussing Mental Health
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