The Renison International Office in collaboration with Waterloo International offers travel and study opportunities either for credit or non-credit in more than 30 countries around the world!
Renison offers study abroad programs to the following countries:
Students will take language and culture courses at one of the top language schools in Shanghai, at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) in May. This includes learning about different forms of Chinese art and paper cutting. The program also includes ten-days travel in China, as a field trip of cultural explorations in representative cities in China such as Xi'an and Beijing.
This summer intensive program (2-weeks) provides students of our partner institutions with an opportunity to discover Japan through diverse learning experiences in English. The program offers intensive Japanese language classes for both beginner and pre-intermediate learners, topical seminars about Japanese culture and society, various cultural workshops, and field trips including a home stay experience. There are two available sessions open to applicants.
This is a short term (4-week) Japanese language and culture program at Tottori University, Japan in the summer. It consists of Japanese language lessons in the morning and cultural experiences and local excursions such as a tea ceremony, Japanese noodle making, visiting Tottori Sand Dunes and other scenic locations in the afternoon.
This is an intensive summer program that runs for three weeks. The program consists of 45 hours of classroom instruction plus 25 hours of lectures on Japanese society and culture, including field trips. The program is run through Rikkyo University's Niiza campus.
Go on a UW exchange and spend one or two terms at a partner university in Korea while earning credit! You can find schools on UW Passport.
Students will earn credit for this international experience course which is only offered in the Winter. This experience promotes awareness of cross-cultural issues and a deeper understanding of issues of social justice. The program is shaped around the interests of the participants to create a shared itinerary for the international experience. The trip is rigorous, filled with long days, and packed with activities, but the end result is a life-changing narrative worthy of retelling. There will be Canadian experience days on weekends leading up to the international experience in Mexico during reading week.