n 1957, the University of Waterloo opened its doors to 74 engineering students with co-operative education as its cornerstone.
Today, with more than 42,000+ students attending annually
With a global network spanning more than 220,000 alumni in 151 countries, Waterloo attracts world-class scholars including a Nobel Laureate, leads in providing work-integrated learning opportunities with 7,100+ active co-op employers and fosters an entrepreneurial spirit that’s created 5,000+ jobs through Velocity alone, Canada’s most productive startup incubator by private investment.
The University of Waterloo continues to spur innovation to solve problems on a global scale. Together, with the help of our partners and community, we can accomplish even more.
Waterloo is #1 in Canada for experiential learning and employer-student connections.
in Canada for publications on COVID-19 & Mathematical Modeling, with researchers ranked Nos. 1, 3, 4 & 6 in the country (SciVal, 2020)
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