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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. Jan. 29, 2018Professor Teferi Mergo named Fellow of global research networkTeferi Mergo


    Teferi Mergo, an assistant professor of Economics at St. Paul’s and UWaterloo, was recently appointed a Fellow of the Global Labor Organization (GLO), a non-partisan, independent organization that serves as an international network and virtual platform for researchers and policy makers.

  2. Jan. 9, 2018WAEC Director Lori Campbell seconded as Director, Indigenous InitiativesLori Campbell at the podium

    St. Paul's is pleased to support the University's Indigenization strategy, and wish Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre Director Lori Campbell well in her seconded role.

    Here is the University announcement, as published in the Daily Bulletin (January 9, 2018):

  3. Dec. 7, 2017And the People’s Choice Award goes to…Founders of block with other representatives

    block, pictured above with representatives from Oliver Wyman and GreenHouse Director Tania Del Matto, were the winners of the People's Choice award

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  1. Mar. 6, 2018Atlanta Hawks @ Toronto Raptors: March 6

    Atlanta Hawks vs Toronto Raptors

    Join us at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto for Hawks vs Raptors! 

    This alumni event, co-hosted by Grebel, Renison and St. Jerome's, includes a pre-game reception at the Real Sports Bar and Grill beginning at 5:00 pm. Game time is 7:00 pm.

  2. Mar. 7, 2018Failure Forumimage of students from above along with text

    Join us on March 7 from 6-7:30 pm in the GreenHouse Innovation space to talk about the power of failing well.

  3. Mar. 15, 2018Big Ideas ChallengeBig Ideas Challenge lightbulb

    Take the Big Ideas Challenge

    Are you a student looking to commercialize your research or capstone project? Are you a revenue-ready startup? Apply to the Big Ideas Challenge! We are searching for individuals who are in the process of executing a social impact venture.

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