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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Welcome from the President

As president and vice-chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University, I take great pride in leading a university that has a reputation for academic excellence, inspired teaching and student satisfaction. Our students and their success are at the core of our institutional ambitions.

Laurier is renowned for collaboration and collegiality. Community engagement is the heart of our research mission. Laurier fosters effective working relationships both within our walls and with the wider community, resulting in strong links with business, industry, community groups and the public sector.

The campuses in Waterloo and Brantford and our locations in Kitchener and Toronto provide innovative and accessible programming to prepare students for a rapidly changing world. We are working together with the province and Town of Milton to pursue a shared vision of an integrated education village in Milton that will offer science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics programming.

As we look toward the future, we have great momentum, building on our current strengths. We have a strong foundation to guide us with the Strategic Mandate Agreement with the Province of Ontario, our Strategic Academic Plan and our Strategic Research Plan.

I am inspired every single day by the people I meet who have a connection to our university. As president and vice-chancellor, my job is one of service to the Laurier community.

I invite you to connect with me and share your input on how we can build on Laurier’s long history of excellence.

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