Welcome to United!

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United 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.

University of Waterloo courses are taught at United, including courses in International Development, the Master of Development Practice program, Indigenous studies, Indigenous EntrepreneurshipHuman rights, Religious studies and Canadian studies.

At United you can also find the Waterloo Indigenous Student Centre, and GreenHouse, a social impact incubator that offers programs, opportunities and a community for students to develop problem-solving skills, form innovative ideas and make new forms of sustainable impact around social or environmental change.

Many Waterloo students – both undergraduate and graduate – choose to live at United. 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 (LLC), the Women in Engineering LLC, the French Residents Floor and the Waterloo Indigenous Student Residence

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Friday, October 13, 2023

A toast to the new school year

Toast time is a treasured, decade’s old, United College tradition that saw a trolley full of bread, toasters, and all the toppings (ex. jam, Nutella, random inventions!), rolled out in the cafeteria every night. 

From a 70’s alumni reunion, a college-wide beer and bites event and a successful annual golf tournament, to numerous alumni and donor lunch visits and virtual meetings, and a wonderful 60th anniversary event, these last several months have been an absolute honour and pleasure to support United College’s staff team as your new Advancement & Alumni Relations Officer!

On August 24th, approximately 150 alumni and friends came together from across Southwestern Ontario to tee off in support of United College. This signature annual gathering is a tradition for many alumni, with some folks having attended all 14 tournaments.