Business at Waterloo

Business at Waterloo is impressive in its scope and size, representing about one-quarter of undergraduate students. In October 2015, the Vice-President, Academic and Provost invited Bruce Mitchell, Professor of Geography and Environmental Management and Steven Young, Associate Professor in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, to co-chair the Working Group.

Student Experience Review

The University of Waterloo is committed to excellence and innovation in all areas of the University – from academics, to experiential learning, and research. The University also endeavors to facilitate and catalyze positive student experiences, such that Waterloo students are well-positioned to achieve their individual goals and objectives in an inclusive, and supportive environment.


The 2019 External Reviewers’ Report on the Waterloo Student Experience articulated strengths and recommended areas for improvement. Repeated external student perception survey data align with the 2019 Review’s identified areas for improvement.

Post-Incident Update - Hagey Hall Attack

This post-incident update summarizes input gathered from a variety of sources and to highlight some of the actions required (or that are already underway) to continuously improve the University’s response to emergency situations, and to reflect on wider issues identified in the period after the attack in June 2023.