Friday, March 25, 2011

United arab emirates university

Applying to the University of Waterloo UAE

How to apply

All applications to the University of Waterloo UAE programs are completed using the online Waterloo UAE application.
The application fee is $110 Canadian and is payable by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or international money order to the "Ontario Universities' Application Centre." Payment will be required once you have completed the online application.
If you intend to apply for programs at Waterloo UAE and Waterloo Canada, you must complete two separate application forms:

We strongly encourage you to apply early. Please do not wait for your final examination results (or equivalent) to be announced. Conditional Offers of Admission may be made based on current interim/predicted grades.
If you have any questions about the application process or admission requirements, please email us at

Applying to Engineering programs

  • You may apply to only one engineering program on the application. Please indicate your preferred engineering program on the application.
  • If you are interested in both Civil and Chemical Engineering programs, you can indicate your other engineering choice on the Admission Information Form (AIF). You'll receive instructions for completing your AIF after you've applied.
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Applying to Mathematics programs

  • If you are interested in both Mathematics/Financial Analysis and Risk Management and Information Technology Management, you must apply to both programs on the application.
  • Please select your preferred system of study - regular or co-op. If you are not eligible for the co-op program, you will automatically be considered for the corresponding regular program.
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Official documents

All official documents, including transcripts and English language test results, must be sent directly to the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, by the issuing institution or testing authority.
Office of the Registrar
University of Waterloo
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo ON N2L 3G1
Where possible, please include your full name, program applied to, and UW ID number in your correspondence.
Arrange for us to receive predicted and/or mid-term marks as soon as they are available and no later than April 30.
Admission decisions will be assessed by the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.


A transcript is considered official only if it is received by the University of Waterloo in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution or external examinations agency. All transcript information is confidential and envelopes must not be opened by the applicant.
If the transcript is not in English, a certified English translation (signed and stamped/sealed) must be included with the original documents.
  • All documents and transcripts submitted to the University of Waterloo become the property of the University and will not be returned.
  • All transcripts will be verified for authenticity.
  • If evidence of misrepresentation or fraudulent of falsified documentation is found, the penalty is severe. The University of Waterloo reserves the right to revoke any Offer of Admission and/or financial support from the University.
  • The University of Waterloo may disclose evidence of any misrepresentation or fraudulent or falsified documentation to all Canadian universities, to Citizenship and Immigration, and to law-enforcement personnel when appropriate.
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Admission Information Form

When we make our admissions decisions, we look at other factors in addition to grades. You can use the Admission Information Form (AIF) to
  • tell us more about yourself.
  • tell us about your extra-curricular activities.
  • brag a little!
  • explain any special circumstances that may have affected your grades and/or which you would like taken into consideration during the admissions process.
Tip: Prepare a draft copy of your AIF on paper or in a Word document, so you can check for proper spelling, punctuation, and grammar. The admissions team will be reviewing your AIF to learn more about you and to see how well you write, so be sure to put your best foot forward!
AIF deadline is within 2 weeks of receiving your UW UAE acknowledgement email.

Completing your AIF

  1. Read the instructions for completing your AIF.
  2. Submit your completed AIF.
Making changes or additions after you have submitted your AIF
Please email any changes or additions to your AIF to or call us at 519-888-4567, ext. 33106, and we'll update your file. Be sure to include your full name and UW ID number in your email.
If you've applied to... Submit the following AIF
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • The fall 2011 AIF will be available in mid-January. Please check back at this time.
  • Mathematics/Financial Analysis and Risk Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • The fall 2011 AIF will be available in mid-January. Please check back at this time.
It is preferred that you submit the online AIF; however, if you are having difficulties, a paper AIF (PDF document) can be made available. Please contact for more information.
Please Note: You'll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the PDF documents.
Reporting a problem

Contact Us

Application and Admission Inquiries

If you have any questions about the application process or admission requirements, please email us at

General Inquiries

All general questions about the UW UAE campus should be emailed to us at

Campus Director

Dr. Peter L. Douglas PEng
Direct: +971 4 403 8451

Executive Manager

Ms. Elnaz Zahed
Direct: +971 4 403 8452
Mobile: +971 50 295 4413

Deputy Director

Dr. Ilham Akhundov
Direct: +971 4 403 8455
Mobile: +971 56 103 5135

Senior Co-ordinator, Co-operative Education & Recruitment

Ms. Insiya Bokhari
Direct: +971 50 948 0236
Fax: +971 4 336 3243

International Recruitment Manager

Ms. Karuna Ausman
Direct: +971 4 403 8468
Mobile: +971 56 760 5110

Marketing Manager

Mr. Peter Safadi
Direct: +971 4 403 8453
Mobile: +971 50 651 7917

Admission Officer

Mr. Saeed Tavangar

UAE Mailing Address

University of Waterloo UAE campus
Academic City (off Al Ain Road)
P.O. Box 15825
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Location map, click here


Representatives Abroad

Michael Zhao (Mr. Zhao Yue) and Jinna Tao (Ms. Tao Jin)
Sichuan Overseas Affairs Service Center Co., Ltd
No. 52 Jindun Road, Suite G 17th Floor, Guodong Plaza
Chengdu Sichuan 610041 P.R. China
Tel: +86-28-86157028 86157025
Fax: +86-28-86159788

Ganga D Dandapani
Vice President Marketing-Overseas Education
Canam Consultants Ltd
113, First Floor, New Delhi House
Barakhamba Road
New Delhi-110001 India
Mobile: +91-9312601937
Tel: +91 11 41571125 / 6
Fax: +91 11 41571127

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