Wilfrid Laurier University (commonly said as WLU or just Laurier) could be a public university in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The university also operates satellite campuses in Brantford and Milton, Ontario, also as offices in Kitchener, Toronto, Yellowknife, and Chongqing, China.It is named in honour of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the seventh Prime Minister of Canada. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs during a sort of fields, with over full-time undergraduate students, over full?time grad students and nearly part-time students as of Fall 2019.Laurier's varsity teams, referred to as the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks, compete within the West Conference of the Ontario University Athletics, affiliated to the U Sports.
Laurier's school colours, purple and gold, extend from its early affiliation with Western; originally maroon and gold, the varsity adopted purple in lieu of maroon to honour its link with Western, whose colours were purple and white. While Laurier's colours remain, it ended its affiliation with Western in 1960