Welcome to United College

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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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Practising self-care for students

Coming into university, many students don’t feel as though they have a full understanding of their mental health and how to ensure they are taking care of it. Mental wellbeing is how well a person can cope with the stresses, changes, and happenings of day-to-day life.  

In 1972, Tom Dabrowski began living at St. Paul’s University College while attending the University of Waterloo to complete his math degree. Tom was a fun and outgoing person who was always building community. He helped to create lasting memories at the college with his peers who then became lifelong friends. After Tom passed in 2014, the Tom Dabrowski Impact Award was established to honour his memory and spirit. The award is given annually to a St.

Monday, December 13, 2021

St. Paul’s flu shot clinic

Flu season is upon us and it happens to coincide with the busiest part of our student’s semesters. Going into their exam season, it can be difficult to take extra time out of their day to get off campus and find a way to a pharmacy to receive their flu shots. But that doesn’t take away from the importance they see in protecting themselves and their community.

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