uWaterloo breaks ground on new student residence

June 26, 2015

Construction has begun on a new 12-storey student residence at the University of Waterloo. The building is student-focused and was designed after consultations with students and other stakeholders. The residence will include study and lounge spaces, multi-faith rooms, a community centre, and a full-service cafeteria. This will be the largest student residence on campus and is designed for undergraduate students; uWaterloo has a first-year housing guarantee for new undergraduates. Officials are planning for the residence to be ready for its first inhabitants by fall 2017. uWaterloo News