Institutes and schools

Renison University College enjoys partnerships with some of the leading schools, institutes, and international partners so you can experience top notch teaching in your field of study.

English Language Institute

Since 1972, the Renison English Language Institute (Renison ELI) has offered high quality English language programs and courses. Located in Renison University College at the University of Waterloo, Renison ELI supports more than 1000 students from 35 countries each year in achieving their academic and professional goals.

King Sejong Institute

Founded in 2005, the King Sejong Institute (KSI) provides helpful resources to Korean learners and teachers of Korean alike. With over 100 institutes worldwide, KSI is a powerful and positive force for learning Korean language and culture. In September 2014, the KSI joined Renison to offer Korean courses through our Community and Professional Education program. 

Renison Institute of Ministry

Founded in 1987 by Bishop Morse C. Robinson, the Renison Institute of Ministry is an extension of Renison University College's service to the community as we offer engaged education for the well-being of the world.

Sakura Japanese Language School

Sakura Japanese Language School (Sakura) offers the opportunity for parents in the Kitchener-Waterloo region to expose their kids to Japanese culture and to learn the Japanese language from an early age.

School of Social Work

The School of Social Work is preparing a new generation of practitioners, researchers, and change agents through theory and practice opportunities to facilitate the collective welfare and wellbeing of all people and promote human rights and social justice.

Our post-BA Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) (Honours) program is available through full-time and part-time studies. This program provides students with a first-level professional Social Work degree.

Our course-based, Health-focused Master of Social Work (MSW) program is available through full-time and part-time studies. The mostly online format makes the program accessible to students across Canada.