Wilfrid Laurier University, a leading Canadian university known
for academic excellence and a culture that inspires lives of
leadership and purpose. With more than 17,000 undergraduate and
graduate students, Laurier has a distinct commitment to teaching,
research and scholarship combined with a strong student focus, high
levels of student satisfaction and a deep sense of community.
Laurier is a leader in integrated and engaged learning,
connecting academic programming to co-curricular activities. The
university specializes in arts and social sciences, business and
economics, music, science, social work, education and theology.
Laurier has campuses in Waterloo and Brantford,
as well as locations in Kitchener,
Toronto and Chongqing, China. The university was
established as the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada in 1911
and remains the home of the affiliated Waterloo Lutheran Seminary.
The university is also home to the internationally acclaimed
Penderecki String Quartet, WLU Press and the Robert Langen Art
Gallery. Wilfrid Laurier University has been the host institution
for the Academic Council on the United Nations System secretariat
since 2003, with offices located at the Balsillie School of
International Affairs, part of the Centre for International
Governance Innovation (CIGI) Campus.
- School of Arts
- School of Science
- School of Education
- School of Music
- School of Social Work
- Laurier School of Business Economics