The mission of the EGSA is to represent the voice of all graduate students within the EGSA membership and to ensure a positive and fulfilling graduate experience during their time at the University of Waterloo.

  1. Ensure the representation of Environment graduate students within faculty and university-wide meetings, including but not limited to:
    1. Faculty Council
    2. Graduate Student Council
    3. Faculty Administrative Council
    4. Waterloo Environment Student Endowment Fund
    5. Graduate Student Association council
    6. SEED, GEM and SERS department meetings
  2. Facilitate discussion and communication channels that allow graduate students to raise concerns and questions pertaining to their graduate students and experience
  3. Promote a sense of community through regular social events
  4. Foster an inclusive environment for all students


  • All graduate students currently enrolled in a graduate program in the following departments:
    • School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED)
    • School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS)
    • Geography and Environmental Management (GEM)