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. 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

  2. Apr. 29, 2019Madness, Violence, and Power: A Critical Collection - edited by Andrea Daley, Lucy Costa, and Peter BeresfordBook cover in front of brick wall.

    Madness, Violence, and Power: A Critical Collection was just released by the University of Toronto Press. Edited in part by Renison Associate Professor and Director of the School of Social Work, Andrea Daley, the collection seeks to broaden the understanding of violence and mental health.

  3. Apr. 29, 2019Dr. Keith Hipel wins the Killam Prize for engineeringKeith Hipel

    Renison friend and supporter Keith Hipel recently received the prestigious Killam Prize for his work in Engineering. The prizes, presented by the Canada Council for the Arts, are awarded to scholars who have made significant contributions to their field.

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  1. May 21, 2019Book LaunchBook Launch poster with book cover

    Out of Galilee
    Christian thought as a great conversation

    Author: M. Darrol Bryant

    When: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm
    Where: Dunker Family Lounge

    Free draw for a signed book!

  2. May 23, 2019Book Launch: A Space for RaceBook Launch poster with book cover

    Decoding racism, multiculturalism, and post-colonialism in the quest for belonging in Canada and beyond

    Authors: Kathy Hogarth & Wendy L. Fletcher

    When: Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 12:00pm
    Where: Renison Atrium

  3. June 22, 2019Sufism and Spiritual Healing - Free Event!Poster - June 22 Sufism and Spiritual Healing Event

    Saturday, June 22, 2019

    4-6pm | Dunker Family Lounge

    Renison University College

    Refreshments provided. 

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