The University of Waterloo (UW) is a public educational institute located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Established on April 7, 1956, the University was named after the famous Battle of Waterloo in Belgium. UW is known for its programs in education, higher education, and university-level courses.
This institution holds 13 patents assigned to it and operates several subsidiaries, including the University of Waterloo Faculty of Engineering, School of Accounting and Finance, and School of Optometry and Vision Science. The University of Waterloo is accredited by the American Psychological Association and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities of Ontario.
UW has affiliations with numerous organizations, such as Universities Canada, the Association of Commonwealth Universities, and the Canadian University Press. It is also a member of the U15 Group of Canadian Research Universities and the Council of Ontario Universities.
The University is active in various industries, including quantum radar, healthcare, electronic design automation, and is an instance of an organization. One notable spinout from the University of Waterloo is QEYnet, a company focused on quantum radar systems.
UW operates under the motto "Concordia cum veritate," which translates to "In harmony with truth". The University is commonly referred to by its short names -- "UWaterloo" and "UW".
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