University of Waterloo UAE: A Global Experience
In over 50 years, the University of Waterloo has become Canada’s leading comprehensive university, based on its reputation for leadership, innovation, and excellence. With over 30,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs, Waterloo graduates are at the forefront of technology and our professors are leaders in their fields, which will ensure an education in the latest developments and a solid basis in the fundamentals.
In 2008, the University of Waterloo in partnership with the Higher Colleges of Technology, established a campus in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to provide students with a global study and work experience. Students who study at University of Waterloo UAE (Waterloo UAE), study for 2 years in Dubai, before completing their degree in our main campus in Waterloo, Canada. Your global experience at Waterloo UAE is enhanced through the co-operative education model, where students gain real-world practical experience with leading companies in the Middle East & Canada.
Best overall university in Canada
- Maclean's Magazine
#1 for career preparation
- The Globe and Mail
Top 50 Engineering & Technology Universities worldwide
- Times Higher Education
Programs at Waterloo UAE
Students at Waterloo UAE receive a world-class education from our award-winning professors who teach in Waterloo UAE as well as Waterloo, Canada. The following engineering and business programs are offered from our Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Mathematics:
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Financial Analysis & Risk Management
- Information Technology Management
Co-operative Education: Professional Work Experience
Waterloo undergraduate programs are based on co-operative education, which integrates educational knowledge and practical experience. Students complete four month work placements throughout their degree, alternating their academic study terms with co-op work terms. Upon graduation, Waterloo students graduate with 2 years of industry of experience and have access to a network of professional contacts developed through their co-op terms.
Find out more:
University of Waterloo UAE
PO Box 15825, Academic City