For close to 60 years, the University of Waterloo has been defined by a deep instinct for innovation and impact.
Waterloo is unique in the world — fusing scholarship with pro-innovation research policy and education steeped in experience to create an environment where the entrepreneurial spirit runs deep.
A leader in many frontier disciplines of research including quantum information science, water research and aging studies, Waterloo also serves as the engine of the region’s startup ecosystem — ranked among the top 20 such ecosystems worldwide. The world’s largest and best co-operative education program offers education firmly rooted in hands-on learning. Waterloo defines the future of the university experience: connected, impactful and rooted in the ageless aspiration to discover.
Whether it’s re-configuring the student experience through experiential education, rethinking the role of the arts and media in the digital age, reinventing computing and cyber-security or developing more sustainable communities, energy and transportation, the University of Waterloo is defining tomorrow.