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Students love it here. Year after year, we're rated #1 in student satisfaction.* Our exceptional student experience is the reason why your years here will change your life.

*Maclean's University Rankings 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017.

“My four years at Laurier were the best of my life. I met so many wonderful students who became close friends and teachers who became mentors.”

Patricia Sofroniuc
Languages '14

“Laurier gave me a background in all of the technical skills I needed, while still giving me the hands-on experience necessary for applying to jobs and graduate studies. I built the skills I need to move forward with my career, while being engaged with a student body filled with some of the most passionate people I have ever met!”

Emily Weatherhead
Psychology '18

“Laurier is a very close-knit community with lots of school spirit. You have the opportunity to meet professors and staff members in the program who not only truly care about your academic success but also your well-being as a student.”

Jessie Chao
Social Work '19

“Laurier pairs academic excellence with a welcoming and supportive environment. I have made lifelong friends and connections throughout my time here.”

Andrew Cardy
History and Medieval and Medievalism Studies '17

At Wilfrid Laurier University, community is at the core of who we are and what we do.

Students feel welcome here and find their place. Everywhere you look, people are inspired to learn, lead and build lifelong relationships, to give their all and to give back.

And it’s not all about the lecture hall. Laurier educates with purpose, builds knowledge that serves society and creates connections that have a lasting impact. Our students are tomorrow’s leaders, propelled into the world around them, learning to think independently and develop ideas that catalyze change.

No matter how you choose to live your Laurier experience, you’re a Golden Hawk, which means you’re part of a tight-knit, supportive community that aims high and works hard.

Be bold and leave your mark. Be inspired to create a real-world difference.

Be part of something that’s unlike anything else.

Your Career Starts Now.

Be ready for a world where jobs, professions and industries are constantly being redefined. Tomorrow’s leaders need to be adaptable, resilient and ready to leave their mark. At Laurier, you can leverage all aspects of student life to help you grow your career and prepare for the future. Your career isn’t just the job title you have, it’s the journey of a lifetime.

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It's hard to explain what it means to be a Golden Hawk without meeting us in person. No matter which of our campuses you tour, once you come, you’ll immediately feel the community spirit that makes Laurier special.

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  • Admissions / Q and A: Dec. 10, 2019
  • Money Matters: Dec. 11, 2019