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UW 3+1 Program

UW 3+1 Program photo

Established in 2006, the UW 3+1 program is an exchange program for undergraduate students in China who are studying computer science. More than 30 undergraduates have spent one academic year at the University of Waterloo, and many have continued their studies here as graduate students.

How to apply

If you are an undergraduate student in your third year of studies enrolled at Tsinghua University, Nanjing University or Wuhan University and wish to apply to the UW 3+1 Program, please contact your university’s foreign exchange office first, then email University Professor Ming Li.

Jimin Liu Scholarship

The Jimin Liu Scholarship is made possible through a generous doantion from Mr. Jimin Liu. This scholarship was established to support the UW 3+1 Program between the University of Waterloo and Tsinghua University, Nanjing University and Wuhan University. This scholarship provides 300,000 RMB per year and is managed by the Tsinghua Foundation. It is shared among all UW 3+1 Program participants each year to partially support their studies at the University of Waterloo.

Undergraduate students who have participated in the UW 3+1 Program

2019
Zhuangfei Hu
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2016–20)

2018
Yaonan Zhang
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2015–19)

2017
Qingnan Duan
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2015–19)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2018–present)
Research Assistant at University of Waterloo (2018–present)

2016
Zhiwei Shang
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2012–17)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2017–19)
Research Assistant at University of Waterloo (2017–19)

2015
Yuwei Jiao
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2012–16)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2016–18)
Software development engineer at Amazon (2018–present)

2014
Junnan Chen
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2011–15)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2015–17)
Research Assistant at HCI Lab, University of Waterloo (2015–17)

2013
Yunjia Sun
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2010–14)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2014–16)
Research Assistant at HCI Lab, University of Waterloo (2014–16)

Zhongyu Peng
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2010–14)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2014–16)
Research Assistant at University of Waterloo (2014–16)

2012
Han Zhao
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2009–13)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2013–15)
PhD in Machine Learning Department, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University (2015–present)


Yihang Song
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2009–13)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2013–15)
Software Engineer at Google Inc. (2015–present)


2011
Xiang Ji
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2008–12)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2012–13)
Software Engineer at Google Inc (2013–present)


Yi Ren
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2008–12)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2012–13)
Software Developer at Microsoft (2013–present)


2010
Shuo Tan
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2007–11)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2011–13)
Software Engineer at Facebook Inc. (2013–15)
Ecopia Tech Cooperation (2015–present)

Yizhou Huang
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2007–11)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2011–12)
Software Engineer at Google Inc (2012–present)

Xu Chu
Bachelor of Computer Science, Nanjing University (2006–10)
PhD of Computer Science, University of Waterloo (2010–17)
Assistant Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology (2018–present)


2009
Bo Hu
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2006–10)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2010–12)
Software Engineer at Facebook (2013–14)
Software Engineer at DWNLD (2014–present)

Di Wang
Bachelor of Computer Science, Zhejiang University (2006–10)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2010–12)
PhD of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University (2012–present)

Gelin Zhou
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2006–10)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2010–12)
Software Engineer at Twitter (2013–present)


Lian Yang
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2006–10)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2010–12)
PhD of Computer Science, University of Waterloo (2013–18)


Jiong Xi
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2006–10)
Master of Mathematics, University of Waterloo (2010–12)
Software Engineer at Google Inc (2014–present)

2006
Guangyu Feng
Bachelor of Computer Science, Tsinghua University (2004–08)
PhD at David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science