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Laurier to welcome largest incoming class this fall

Over 4,800 Ontario high school students have accepted an offer of admission
Wilfrid Laurier University
File photo of Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo campus). Blair Adams/KitchenerToday

Wilfrid Laurier University says it will welcome its largest-ever incoming class during the fall semester.

As of June 1, over 4,800 Ontario high school students had accepted an offer of admission to begin their first-year studies at Laurier. It's an over 18 per cent increase compared to 2020.

"Laurier continues to be a top choice for students looking for strong academics, innovative programs, a sense of community and an outstanding student experience," Tony Vannelli, provost and vice-president: academic, said in a news release. "Our approach to developing students within a thriving and inclusive community continues to attract high-achieving students."

The university has campuses in Waterloo, Kitchener, Brantford, Milton and Toronto.

WLU is planning to return to in-person learning in time for the fall semester.
 

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