University of Waterloo

In just half a century, the University of Waterloo, located at the heart of Canada’s technology hub, has become a leading comprehensive university with 35,100 full- and part-time students in undergraduate and graduate programs.

PhD Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Engineering & Technology (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

Consistently ranked Canada’s most innovative university, Waterloo is home to advanced research and teaching in science and engineering, health, environment, arts and social sciences. From quantum computing and nanotechnology to clinical psychology and health sciences research, Waterloo brings ideas and brilliant minds together, inspiring innovations with real impact today and in the future.
As home to the world's largest post-secondary co-operative education program, Waterloo embraces its connections to the world and encourages enterprising partnerships in learning, research, and commercialization. With campuses and education centres on four continents, and academic partnerships spanning the globe, Waterloo is shaping the future of the planet.

The core value proposition of the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus research is the aggregator model. It’s a model that connects industry to the University. By bringing together opportunities for strategic, forward-looking research in the digital media space, the Waterloo Stratford Campus works with industry partners to find independent content creators, digitizers, and disseminators to foster new research in the field of digital and new media and the arts.

Research

The core value proposition of the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus research is the aggregator model. It’s a model that connects industry to the University. By bringing together opportunities for strategic, forward-looking research in the digital media space, the Waterloo Stratford Campus works with industry partners to find independent content creators, digitizers, and disseminators to foster new research in the field of digital and new media and the arts.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2018
152
2017
152
2016
152
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2017
201
2016
201
2015
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2018
201 -28
2017
173 6
2016
179
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
230
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

  • Health Services
  • Housing & Residences
  • Human Resources
  • Occupational Health
  • Off Campus Community
  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Office of Research
  • Organizational and Human Development

Student Life

Waterloo's main campus is located in the City of Waterloo, about 110 km west of Toronto.The area is home to 2 universities and a community college, so there are plenty of student-oriented businesses and activities to keep you busy!