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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.

The Laurier Association for Lifelong Learning (LALL) is a unique option for adult learning. Courses are non-credit and are intended for personal interest and self-education. The distinction between a LALL course and a university course is that LALL courses have no exams, no grading, and no prerequisites!

LALL courses are offered three times a year (fall, winter, spring) at Laurier’s Waterloo campus and at the university's classroom location within the Milton Innovation Centre Education Village.

LALL is a non-profit organization supported by Continuing Studies at Laurier.

Current Course Offerings

Spring course offerings begin February 2017Registration is now open.

  • The World of Birds
  • Seeking out the Sacred: Pilgrimage in Pre-Modern Christianity
  • Can Grisly Be Good? Redefining the Archaeology of Disaster
  • An Introduction to Death and Dying
  • The Pacific War
  • The Origins of Liberalism: Hobbes, Locke, Hume and Mill
  • The Science of Everyday Life
  • Computers and the Future
  • Port Dover: A History

Stay Connected

LALL sends out course brochures three times per year via email. This is an effective way for us to communicate with you. If you don’t have email, please give us a call at 519.884.0710 x4628 and we can put a print copy in the mail for you.

We also send out two e-newsletters per year – one in January and one in July – to give you a sneak peek at our upcoming course offerings, and to share some information about our dynamic course instructors (they get up to some pretty interesting things!).

There are many interesting events that happen on and around the Laurier campus. LALL sends out Laurier Beyond LALL, out a monthly e-digest of upcoming events that we think would be of interest to our LALL student group (e.g. lectures, film screenings, expert panels, performances, etc.).

We hate spam as much as you do and we do our very best to only send information to keep you informed about LALL.

If you would like to receive email communication from LALL, please join our mailing list.

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Library Cards

Laurier Association for Lifelong Learning (LALL) participants may activate a Laurier library card that is good for one year from activation. Contact the Laurier library for more information.


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