uWaterloo to establish CERT campus in Abu Dhabi

November 6, 2007

The University of Waterloo will establish its own campus at the Centre of Excellence for Applied Research and Training (CERT), a billion-dollar campus in the United Arab Emirates expected to serve 30,000 students, and being established as a cooperative effort by institutions from around the world. UW will offer co-op programs in engineering, IT, and financial management, and will require students to transfer to the Ontario campus for years 3 and 4. uWaterloo has a similar arrangement with Nanjing University in China.