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, Religious studies and Canadian studies.

The Waterloo Indigenous Student 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 Women in Engineering Living-Learning Community, or GreenHouse.

  1. Feb. 22, 2019The Guests Have Spoken8,8 out of 10 award pic to St. Paul's
    We are thrilled to announce that the guest rooms at St. Paul’s are a recipient of the 2018 Booking.com Guest Review Awards.
    Over the last seven years, Booking.Com has been awarding specific hotels and accommodation services the Guest Review Award for rising above and delivering outstanding service and hospitality.
  2. Feb. 13, 2019Teferi's return from Ethiopia Tafari

    St. Paul’s economics professor Teferi Mergo says, “I grew up in Ethiopia during a very turbulent time, surrounded by serious economic hardships and socio-political upheaval.” This experience sparked his interest in development economics, a subject he teaches as an assistant professor at the University of Waterloo, jointly appointed at St Paul’s and in the Economics Department.

  3. Feb. 1, 2019In Memoriam: William (Bill) Klassen Principal 1989-1994

    In Memoriam: Dr. William (Bill) Klassen

    The St. Paul's University College community was saddened to learn of the passing of William (Bill) Klassen who served as Principal of the College from 1989-1994. 

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  1. Mar. 7, 2019Islanders @ Senators Across the Creek Alumni eventOttawa Senators and New York Islanders logos

    New York Islanders vs Ottawa Senators Across the Creek Alumni Event

    Back by popular demand, St. Paul's is joining with Grebel, Renison and St. Jerome's to bring our successful Across the Creek Alumni event series to Ottawa.

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