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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For students in the International Development program (INDEV), a collaboration between United College and the Faculty of Environment, the International Development ring ceremony was an opportunity to celebrate the unique bond shared between the tight-knit graduating class.

Thursday, June 6, 2024

A coming home for Beer & Bites

As the University of Waterloo welcomed alumni back to campus for the annual Alumni Weekend, a smaller, more intimate gathering of alumni and friends was happening across the creek.

Connie Roy brings joy to lives. An Ojibway woman from M’Chigeeng Ontario, and hairstylist of 17 years, she makes people feel good about themselves, giving them confidence while keeping them safe in the comforts of their own home.