You've done your research, picked your program(s) and are excited to find your place in the Laurier community. Now it's time to apply! Submit your application through the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC).
The deadline to apply is January 15, 2024 for Ontario high school students and April 1, 2024 for everyone else.
At Laurier, you'll experience first-hand what it means to be inspired together - to look out for one another, lead the way in meaningful change, and create spaces where everyone gets to show up as their best self. Here are some of our students’ favourite ways to enjoy their university experience on our Waterloo campus:
Res-life at Laurier offers a wide variety of ways to build your university fam and own your independence through social events, leadership roles, and group study sessions.
The majority of Laurier’s 23 research centres call Waterloo home, giving you extensive opportunities to broaden your experience and enhance your resumé.
Over 300 clubs, teams and associations on campus make it easy to find peers with similar interests, passions and skills...or try something totally new to you!
Even if you're not 100% sure (yet!) that you'll call Laurier home, you definitely don’t want to miss out on anything that'll help you decide (and get an offer!). We'll only send you updates and insights you’ll actually want to read.
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Kitchener-Waterloo (KW) is part of Waterloo Region, Canada's fastest-growing tech scene. As a pillar of the Toronto-Waterloo Region Corridor, the second-biggest tech hub in North America, KW is known for dreaming up new ideas and bringing to life the next big innovation. Home to young go-getter entrepreneurs and industry pros alike, you'll find companies like Communitech, Shopify, Google, Oracle, Vidyard, and Igloo within the region (and always on the lookout for their next high-quality recruit)!
Our Waterloo campus is located in the thriving, culturally diverse community of Kitchener-Waterloo (KW), located one hour west of Toronto with a population of about 365,000.
With two universities and a college, this university town is a vibrant and student-friendly city with plenty of off-campus housing, entertainment, dining and recreational opportunities. And a new light rail transit system makes it easier than ever to get around. In KW, you can study, live and play without compromise.