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

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  1. Nov. 7 to 8, 2019ConversAction: race matters
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  2. Nov. 24, 2019Arab Cultural Festival
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    Come and enjoy the many flavours of the Arab world with this year's Arab Cultural Festival!

    Join us for a celebration in poetry, fashion, creative arts, music, and dance. 

    Sunday, November 24, 2019
    6:00-8:30 pm
    Modern Languages Theatre, University of Waterloo

    Admission is FREE 

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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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