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Renison University College

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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 220 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 non-credit 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. 14, 2017New 300 level Korean language classes offered by East Asian StudiesKorean cityscape

    Korean Language and Culture Studies is pleased to announce two new advanced Korean language courses.

  2. July 19, 2017Confucius Institute celebrates 10th anniversaryConfucius Institute 10th Anniversary ribbon cutting

    The Confucius Institute in Waterloo, based at Renison University College, celebrated its tenth anniversary on July 12, 2017. A celebration was held at the College to commemorate this special occasion and to recognize the good work the Confucius Institute has done in furthering the understanding and appreciation of both the language and culture of China at the University of Waterloo and in the KW community.

  3. July 18, 2017Renison Institute of Ministry director selected to participate in symbolic Indigenous treaty enactmentMarilyn Malton

    Marilyn Malton, director of the Renison Institute of Ministry (RIM), has been selected to take part in a symbolic enactment of the Two Row treaty, a canoe trip taking place from July 21 to 28.

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  1. Sep. 28, 2017Speaking Fruit at the Canadian Student Leadership Conference

    Conceived by Toronto-artist Farrah Miranda, Speaking Fruit is a new and first-of-its-kind mobile, roadside fruit-stand and design studio that feeds the movement for migrant farmworker rights.

  2. Sep. 30, 2017One Sky Festival


    Welcome to the new One Sky Festival, formerly the East Asian Festival. 

    Come and enjoy vibrant performances, fun and interactive booths, and taste delicious food as we celebrate the Chinese, Islamic, Japanese, and Korean cultures.

  3. Oct. 17, 2017Earning a Degree with ADHD: A unique event about succeeding at university and life, with comedian Rick GreenRick Green

    In this unique event, discover powerful tools that help with memory, time management, clutter, restlessness, distractions, studying, energy levels, and sleep.

    As part of Invisible Disabilities Week, Renison University College and the University of Waterloo's Student Success Office presents this unique event with comedian and Waterloo/Renison alumnus, Rick Green (B.Sc. '75).

    Through humour and scientific information, Rick Green will share tips, tricks, and knowledge for post-secondary success and life as an adult with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
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