Have a question? Here’s how to reach us!

If you are interested in studying one of our degree programs including Honours Arts, Honours Arts and Business, Social Development Studies (SDS), or Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) here at Renison University College at the University of Waterloo, we have many friendly faces who are willing to help! 

Meet the Marketing, Recruitment, and Admissions Team!  

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Iliana Cecibel Tacuri Siguenza (she/ her)
Marketing, Recruitment and Outreach Officer
Contact: ictacuri@uwaterloo.ca / Calendly

Connect with Iliana for information about:

  • Program information on Honours Arts, Honours Arts and Business, and Social Development Studies
  • Domestic high school or transfer student admissions requirements for Honours Arts, Honours Arts and Business, and Social Development Studies
  • Renison Residence and Living Learning Communities 
  • Co-registration
  • Booking a Renison Tour
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Grant Leach (he/ him)
Director of Marketing and Recruitment
Contact: grant.leach@uwaterloo.ca / Calendly

Connect with Grant for information about:

  • International Admission requirements
  • International student supports
  • Language requirements for degree studies

Meet the Renison Student Ambassadors Team!

From programs, residence, and all things university life, our ambassadors are here to help answer all your questions from a student perspective.

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Shelby Bolitsky (she/ her)

  • Program: Social Development Studies
  • Specializations: Social Work
  • Year: 4
  • Hometown: Kitchener, ON
  • High School: Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute

Passions and Interests: Houseplants, gardening, hiking, camping, reading (YA, sci-fi, thriller, mystery), meditating, spending time with family and friends, listening to early 2000s pop punk, reminding people to apply sunscreen, and drinking way too much coffee.

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Sophie Hanna (she/ her)

  • Program: Social Development Studies with a minor TBD 
  • Specializations: not sure yet 
  • Year: 1 
  • Hometown: Guelph, ON 
  • High school: John F. Ross 

Passions and Interests: My dog, spending time with my family and friends, playing and watching sports.


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Vicky Ikeno (she/ her)

Program: Social Development Studies
with minor in a
ddictions, mental health and policy

Specializations: Individual Well-Being and Development, Social Policy and Social Action

Year: Transfer Student 

High school: Port Credit Secondary

College – Loyalist (SSW and Child and Youth Care)

Passions and Interests: My dog, helping and advocating for people

Harisaa Selvanayagam

Harisaa Selvanayagam (she/ her)

  • Program: Social Development Studies
  • Specializations: Individual Well-Being and Development, Social Policy & Social Action, Social Work
  • Year: 4
  • Hometown: Markham, ON
  • High school: Middlefield Collegiate Institute

Passions and Interests: Playing piano, spending time with my family, and watching Riverdale.


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