Student survival guide

​Biology Graduate Students survival guide

What you need to know to survive Biology Graduate Studies at the University of Waterloo!

View the survival guide (PDF).

This is a comprehensive document that contains information relevant to both new and current graduate students in Biology. It includes useful information on how to survive your first days at the University of Waterloo, as well as how to get funding, housing, groceries, where to eat and play both on and off campus, and what services you have access to both in the department and around campus.

You can also view other general guides which have been developed by the Canadian Association for Graduate Studies in Canadian Universities.