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Renison University College

Come experience the University of Waterloo with Renison University College in a supportive academic community where everyone can follow their passion. You will also have the opportunity to experience the uniqueness of each individual that walks through our halls as being part of a close-knit residence community consisting of 207 people.

Discover why studying at Renison is such a rewarding experience. You can check out the credit programs on offer for undergraduate, postgraduate, and graduate programs. You can also look into our Community and Professional Education programming.

This site contains information on course prerequisites, residence, and a variety of supports Renison offers to students such as course selection and accommodation. We aim to make studying at Renison a great learning experience as well as one in which you’ll make new friends and enjoy a great lifestyle in a great city, Waterloo.

If you have other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Renison University College acknowledges that our work is on the traditional territory of ‎ the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our institution is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, community building and outreach, and is centralized within the work of our Truth and Reconciliation Working Group and the University of Waterloo’s Indigenous Initiatives Office

  1. Oct. 8, 2020COVID-19 information - updated Thursday, October 8 at 3:00 pm

    In observance of public health recommendations and in keeping with announcements from the University of Waterloo, the following initiatives are now in place at Renison University College:

  2. Nov. 18, 2020Vivek Goel named president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo
    Vivek Goel

    Vivek Goel, a distinguished scholar with extensive achievements in research, teaching and leadership across both public and private sectors, will become the seventh president and vice-chancellor of the University of Waterloo.

  3. Nov. 6, 2020Keiko Belair honoured for her contributions to promoting the Japanese language and the welfare of Japanese nationals and Japanese Canadians
    Keiko Belair, right, and the Consul-General of Japan,

    On Oct. 30, Keiko Belair was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Silver Rays by the Consul-General of Japan, Sasayama Takuya. This prestigious award recognizes Ms. Belair’s contributions to promoting Japanese language and the welfare of both Japanese nationals and Japanese Canadians.

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  1. Dec. 15, 2020Toxic Trolls: Finding Peace Online

    Toxic Trolls: Finding Peace Online

    Tuesday, December 15, 2020
    7:00-8:30pm

    Is it possible to use peacebuilding, conflict resolution and restorative justice techniques online? Join this lively panel discussion as we explore this timely topic.

    Moderated by:

    Julie Friesen, Director of Programs Conflict Resolution and Mediation Services, Community Justice Initiatives 

    Panelists:

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