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.

  1. June 12, 2019Spring Convocation Celebrates Renison Grads
    Convocation photos with note: congratulations graduates!

    Today, the Renison community celebrated the convocation of its students with a champagne toast!

  2. May 22, 2019Renison Hosts the 18th Annual “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition
    Wendy Fletcher stands at podium to welcome everyone to the competition.

  3. May 9, 2019Study abroad on Jeju Island!
    Landscape of Jeju island showing a walkway through the countryside.

    Go to Korea this summer and experience Korean language and culture on Jeju Island!

    Join us for a 2-week program abroad at Jeju National University (JNU)

    AUGUST 5-16, 2019

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  1. Aug. 9, 2019Night Market
    Night Market poster with colourful lanterns in the background.

    Experience art, music and food at Renison’s night market!

    With a variety of vendors, there will be lots of sights and sounds to enjoy while you savour cuisine from all over the world.

    Join us for a family-friendly evening to help celebrate Renison’s 60th anniversary.

  2. Aug. 15, 2019Alumni Event: Craft Beer and Bites Tour
    Poster with beer glass. Craft beer and bites tour. The four university colleges at Waterloo are getting together to host an epic

    Thursday August 15, 2019 7-9pm 

    The four University Colleges at the University of Waterloo are getting together to host an epic alumni evening of craft beer and snacks. This progressive tasting will end at Grebel for coffee and dessert.

    Event Fee(s) Participant $25

  3. Sep. 21, 2019One Sky Festival
    One Sky Festival written over a blue sky.

    Join us to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the One Sky Festival at Renison University College. This FREE community event is perfect for families and will include live music, dance performances, local delicacies, and face painting!

    When: September 21, 2019
    When: 11am - 2pm
    Where: Renison University College (240 Westmount Rd N, Waterloo)

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    9 key questions every university must be able to answer so you can make the best decision about which school you choose!

    IN TODAY’S FIERCELY COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE, YOU CAN’T AFFORD THE RISK OF CHOOSING THE SCHOOL THAT IS NOT THE EXACT FIT FOR YOU!

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