We are a community – it's what brings our students here and what keeps our people here. Faculty and staff take pride in building meaningful relationships with students and co-workers, and supporting their individual paths to success.
As a comprehensive university with more than 19,000 students, Laurier has grown rapidly in research intensity and graduate programming. Today, Laurier's research environment consists of more than 500 researchers in nine faculties forming a highly interactive and interdisciplinary academic community. Laurier was recently named the most sustainable campus in Ontario, number one in research-growth and number one in student satisfaction.
Laurier has been named by Canada's Top 100 Employers as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers in recognition of its high-quality workplace policies and programs.
Learn more about the reasons why Laurier has been selected as one of Waterloo Area's Top Employers for 2019.
Our benefits programs touch on a wide range of areas that promote a healthy work-life balance and provide our faculty and staff with the resources to thrive.
Joining Laurier means you have access to a variety of perks that are unique to the Laurier employee experience.
People come to Laurier to be a part of a collaborative and welcoming community.
Laurier named one of Waterloo Area’s Top Employers
Adam Lawrence chooses Laurier for the supportive, caring and wonderful people
Jodie Lockey-Duesling believes she is working with leaders every day that will change our world
Janice Vilaca belongs at Laurier where she loves the community, the academic opportunities and her skilled peers
Dan Dawson appreciates the opportunity to serve students and give back to the community
Christie Johnson feels supported and valued to work at a place that encourages independent thinking and relationship building
Craig Chipps passes it on by working collectively to influence, support and encourage future leaders
Melissa Ireland is part of a community where she builds relationships and makes lifelong connections
Jan Basso contributes to Laurier students’ futures in a vibrant and caring community
Tracey Ens values the Laurier community and the relationships that are built
Gena Braun participates in cutting-edge research, sustainability and community involvement
Sherry Palmer finds her “home” among Laurier’s many
Mieke Kanmacher knows she can make a difference with Laurier’s future students
Dave Shorey wants to provide meaningful employment opportunities for students and professional staff