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University of Waterloo (UW)

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Description University of Waterloo (UW)

University of Waterloo or University of Waterloo (UW) is one of the best universities in Canada. It is a relatively young university, since it was founded in 1957. According to the financial type, it is a non-profit higher educational institution, and according to the organizational type it refers to public higher educational institutions.

At the same time, 33,000 students study at the university, so it can be classified as a large educational institution. The academic staff is represented by more than 1500 teachers. 22% of students are foreigners.

The University of Waterloo is a member of eight prestigious associations and groups, including the Association of Commonwealth Universities, the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, the Canadian Bureau for International Education and others. At the same time UW is confidently within the five-percent level of the best universities in the world and in the TOP 200 on the quality of teaching. According to reputable experts, the most prestigious direction of the university can be attributed to:

  • Engineering;
  • technologies;
  • life sciences and medicine;
  • mathematics;
  • computer science;
  • chemistry;
  • natural Sciences;
  • art;
  • humanitarian sciences;
  • Economics and business.

The academic year at the University of Waterloo, like in most other educational institutions of this type, is divided into two semesters. There is an exchange program for students and teachers.

All aspects of students' life on campus, details and peculiarities of the educational process, as well as scientific, sports and cultural activities, granting scholarships and research grants - are covered on university websites and social networks.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Waterloo (UW)

Program name

Information on the training program can be found on the official website of the school.

Information on the training program can be found on the official website of the school.

Subjects, specialties

Subjects list: Anthropology BA, Applied Language Studies, Applied Mathеmats, Architecture (PhD), Balsillie School of International Affairs, Biochemistry (PhD), Biology BSc, Biomedical Engineering (BEng), Center for Advanced Materials Joining, Center for Groundwater Research, Chemical Engineering BEng, Chemistry BSc, Cheriton School of Computer Science, Civil and Environmental Engineering (MEng), Classical Studies BA, Combinatorics and Optimization, Communication Arts, Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business, Culture and Language Studies, Earth and Environmental Sciences, East Asian Studies, Economics BSc, Electrical and Computer Engineers, English Language and Literature, Finest Arts, French studios, Games Institute, Geography and Environmental Management, Germanic and Slavic Studies, Global Business and Digital Arts, Heritage Resources Center, History BA, International Affairs, Italian & French Studies, Jewish Studies (MSt), Knowledge integration, Medialval Studies, Optometry and Vision Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, Propel Center for Population Health Impact, Pure mathematics, School of Accounting and Finance, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies, Sociology and Legal Studies, Software engine, Southwestern Ontario Research Data Center, Spanish and Latin American Studies BA, Statistics and Actuarial Science, Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business, Studies in Islam, Systems Design Engineering, Theological studios, Water institute, Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute (, Waterloo Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute, Welcome to the Survey Research Center, Welcome to the Waterloo Research Institute for Insurance, Securities and Quantitative Finance (WatRISQ), Women's Studies

Equipment University of Waterloo (UW)

UW is located in the Canadian city of Waterloo. His town is located in the city limits and is represented by educational buildings, research laboratories, libraries, informal learning spaces, sports halls, cafes for students and teachers.

Research activities

Scientific research is an integral and intensively active area at the University of Waterloo. From the first days of its existence, the innovative work of the specialists of this university contributed to the emergence of new ideas and technologies. UW scientists cooperate with large industrial enterprises, as well as with the government. This increases the effectiveness of research and allows you to bring innovation to a new level.

At the University of Waterloo, research is being conducted in the following areas:

  • Development of a new approach to the treatment of cancer, the use of a new family of medicines;
  • the development of contact lenses that slow the progression of myopia in children;
  • development of innovative technology for the application of X-ray studies in the diagnosis of heart diseases, oncological diseases;
  • Using nanotechnology to care for plants. The use of a new type saves time and money in the process of gardening. The innovative product creates a slow release system that effectively supplies plants with water and nutrients.
  • At the University of Waterloo, a biodegradable chip was developed that is implanted in the body during surgery to detect postoperative complications.

Active application of scientific research methods in the process of training allows the training of highly qualified specialists with an unconventional type of thinking that can contribute to the development of new technologies. Thanks to this approach to training, graduates do not have problems with employment.


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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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