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Student Support

We're committed to partnering with you to successfully navigate your university career, from the time you accept your offer of admission to when you graduate and head out to make your mark on this world!

We have a community of advisors in Arts. The location of your advising office may depend on your program or campus community.

Services and programs are designed to help support your success as a student, including:

  • student orientation
  • academic skills development
  • degree planning
  • career transition
  • leadership training
  • experiential learning
  • student success programs
  • mental & physical well-being

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Additional resources

Service Description
Peer Mentors Connect with upper-year students for advice and support.
Study skills workshops Workshops offered through Counselling Services assist students in a variety of areas including study skills, anxiety, procrastination, preparing for exams, and stress reduction.
The Centre for Career Action Offers workshops, events and individual appointments for students. Appointments can be made for the following: résumé and cover letter critique, career exploration, job search advice, mock interviews for jobs and professional school, and assistance with grad/professional school process and review.
Co-operative Education The University of Waterloo operates the largest post secondary co-op program of its kind in the world.
Health services Student medical clinic, occupational health, mental health, nutrition services, and health education including the Personal Best Program, which assist students with promoting and maintaining overall health and wellness.
BluePrints Student Success Blueprints for Student Success website comes out of the Supporting Student Success research project which examines how colleges and universities support students to achieve their academic and personal goals. 
Student Success Office Promotes continued student success and an improved overall student experience.