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 the ground-breaking program in International Development.

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, the Social Impact Living-Learning Community or GreenHouse.

  1. June 5, 2017St. Paul’s is a certified Fair Trade campusClose up of hands holding a St. Paul's mug filled with Fair Trade Tea

    St. Paul’s, in partnership with Watson’s Eatery, is proud to announce that we are now an officially certified Fair Trade campus. We have been serving fair trade coffee and other items for years, as well as implementing other sustainable and eco-friendly initiatives.

  2. June 2, 2017New plant nursery opens at St. Paul’sNew plant nursery just before opening

    A new plant nursery, situated beside the original St. Paul’s community garden, was inaugurated at a reception on Friday, June 2. The plant nursery was funded by a Chartwells Campus Project grant, and will help increase the food output of the St. Paul’s community garden, now run by UW Campus Market Garden.

  3. Apr. 19, 2017Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre wins Equity and Inclusivity AwardGroup of 4 women, 3 are Indigenous students accepting the award

    Above: Kate Rybczynski (Chair of SWEC), Amy Smoke, Shelby Keedwell,
    Emma Smith

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  1. Aug. 25, 201710th Annual St. Paul's Masters Golf TournamentStudents and committee members at the 2014 tournament

    Fore! Calling All Golfers

    Join us on Friday, August 25 at Glen Eagle Golf Club for another day of great golf, great prizes and great friends. 

    Complimentary Thursday night reception and BBQ for golfers who stay at the Element Hotel Vaughan Southwest.

  2. July 31 to Aug. 3, 2017Circle of Life-long LearningPoster image with 6 silhouette figures

    Are you looking for a week-long family getaway this summer? Are you Aboriginal living in Southern Ontario?

    Both students and a caregiver can participate in this five-day fun and interactive learning camp, to be held at the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre at St. Paul’s University College.

  3. Aug. 31, 2017Summer Soup & Bannock

    Join us for delicious soups and fry bread (bannock) on the last Thursday of the month for our Summer term.

    Thank you to all the on-campus groups who take turns helping out in the kitchen!

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