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. Sep. 4, 2019Short story contest - submissions now open
    Image of branch with text describing contest (details are in the text below as well).

    Budding authors: submissions are now being accepted.  

    The Consulate General of the United Arab Emirates in Toronto in partnership with Canadian Days Magazine and Renison University College - Waterloo invites you to submit a short piece of original fiction (short story of 1000 words maximum) on the theme of:

  2. Aug. 30, 2019Renison’s One Sky Festival celebrates 25 years
    Image of blue sky in background. Text reads: One sky festival, saturday, September 21, 11am-2pm, Renison University College, 240

    Renison’s 25th annual One Sky Festival will start with a roar on Saturday, September 21, 2019, as it kicks off with the colourful Japanese lion dance shishi mai. The lion chases away evil spirits and, when it bites the head of Renison President, Dr. Wendy L. Fletcher, it indicates good luck for the school year.

  3. 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!

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  1. 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)


  2. Sep. 26, 2019Film Screenings with Discussion and Q&A
    Mush Hole Poster, with self portrait by RG Miller. Sept 26 at 7pm at St. Paul's alumni hall. Free admission.

    Free Public Event!

    Join us for two powerful films, including a world premiere, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. 

    2 films:

    The Mush Hole with R.G. Miller 
    (Running time, 14 mins) 

  3. Sep. 29, 2019Renison and Arabesque host an 'On the Table' conversation
    On the table Sept 29. Is there a need for an Arab Cultural Centre in KW? What role can it play in the community?

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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!


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