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Being 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.


  • Year established: 1999
  • President and Vice-Chancellor: Dr. Max Blouw
  • Chancellor: Eileen Mercier
  • Senior Executive Officer: Brian Rosborough
  • Senior Executive office contact: Janice Vilaca (519.756.8228 x5881)
  • Buildings owned/leased in Brantford: 22

Faculties Based at the Brantford Campus

  • Faculty of Liberal Arts, Dean: Dr. Heidi Northwood
  • Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Acting Dean: Dr. Lauren Eisler

Student Enrolment*

  • Full-time undergraduate: 2,441
  • Part-time undergraduate: 366
  • Full-time graduate: 40
  • Total: 2,847

*As of Jan. 1, 2017. For additional information, visit wlu.ca/about/public-accountability.

Student Makeup

  • GTA (Peel, Durham, Halton, York, Toronto): 30.4%
  • Kitchener-Waterloo: 11.7%
  • Hamilton-Wentworth: 12.6%
  • Brantford/Brant: 14.6%
  • Haldimand-Norfolk: 2.9%
  • Out-of-province/international: 3.2%
  • Other: 24.6%

Number of Staff and Faculty (Estimate)

  • Full-time staff: 132
  • Part-time staff: 15
  • Full-time faculty: 58
  • Part-time faculty: 73

Alumni

  • Number of alumni (as of winter 2016): 4,700+
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