THIS SITE

Welcome to St. Paul's!

St. Paul's University College offers residence, academic courses, and learning opportunities to students at the University of Waterloo. We are affiliated with the University and are located on its main campus.

St. Paul's purpose is to support the University of Waterloo community by providing a unique learning environment that educates social innovators to shape a just and humane world.

University of Waterloo courses are taught at St. Paul's, including courses in International Development, the Master of Development Practice program, Indigenous studies, and religious studies.

The Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre is also located at St. Paul's.

Many Waterloo students – both undergraduate and graduate – choose to live at St. Paul's. Some come here for the community, some for the learning experience, and some to be part of special opportunities like the Environment Living-Learning Community, Women in Engineering Living-Learning Community, the Social Impact Living-Learning Community, or GreenHouse.

  1. Sep. 13, 2017New Discovery Labs and Big Ideas Challenge to benefit from Libro Prosperity FundGroup of Libro and GreenHouse employees holding giant cheque

    Libro Credit Union awarded $35,000 to St. Paul’s GreenHouse from its Prosperity Fund last Thursday, a program which recognizes initiatives that focus on regional economic development, money smarts, and youth leadership.

  2. Aug. 8, 2017GreenHouse innovators receive Social Impact Fund grantsSocial Impact Fund recipients hold up a banner

    Six GreenHouse social ventures received a total of $13,000 at the latest Social Impact Showcase, which highlights the work of each term’s innovators.

  3. Aug. 2, 2017St. Paul’s names champion of Indigenous entrepreneurship as its new ChancellorHead shot of JP Gladu

    St. Paul’s University College is pleased to announce the appointment of JP Gladu as its next Chancellor. Mr. Gladu is the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), one of Canada’s premier organizations for Indigenous entrepreneurs.

Read all news
  1. Sep. 27, 20172017 Stanley Knowles Humanitarian Service Lectureaerial photo of Patrick Meier controlling a drone

    Humanitarian Robotics in Action

    Patrick Meier, PhD, is an internationally renowned expert and consultant in the humanitarian applications of digital and robotic technologies. Patrick is co-founder and executive director of WeRobotics and author of the book Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Action.

  2. Sep. 28, 2017Soup and Bannock Daysposter showcasing Soup and Bannock lunch dates

    This is an open invitation for you to drop by and see what we do, enjoy some good food, and relax with friends. Soup and Bannock (frybread) days are held most Thursdays in the Fall and Winter terms.

    Everyone is welcome!

  3. Sep. 30 to Oct. 1, 20171990s Era ReunionClass photo Fall 1998

    Reunion Event for 1990s era St. Paul's Alumni

    Sorry, this event has been cancelled.

    We hope to revisit this event again in the near future.

    Any St. Paul's alumni who plan to attend Reunion weekend are encouraged to register instead for the Oktoberfest Dinner and after-party at the Bombshelter Pub from 5 pm - 1 am. Representatives of St. Paul's will be in attendance.

All upcoming events

suites for rent text overlaying image of grad apartment living room

apply to live here call to action

book a tour call to action

support St. Paul's call to action button

stay overnight action button

Join the conversation - icons of Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube.