Graduate Student Association

Welcome to the Graduate Student Association - University of Waterloo!

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is a student-run not-for-profit organization whose membership consists of graduate students of the University of Waterloo.

General Office Hours

Monday 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday By appointment only
Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm
Friday 9:00am-2:00pm

GSA Office Location

MC 2029

Contact Us


President's Office Hours

By appointment only.

Please contact the GSA office if you wish to book an appointment 

  1. Jan. 27, 2020Results of GSA Council Vote on Unionization

    On January 23rd, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) Council launched a 24-hour e-vote on the following resolution:

    • Be it resolved that the GSA Council supports the formation of a union of graduate TAs, RAs, and sessional instructors at the University of Waterloo and recommends that the GSA Board of Directors review and organize the unionization.
  2. Jan. 24, 2020Seeking applications and nominations for GSA President 2020-21

    The Graduate Student Association – University of Waterloo is seeking a graduate student with a proven record of leadership and administrative experience for the role of President. Qualified candidates are invited to apply by 5:00 pm EST on Friday, February 7, 2020.

  3. Nov. 27, 2019WUSA & GSA Approve Expansions to Mental Health Coverage

    By: Seneca Velling, VP Operations & Finance (WUSA); Naima Samuel, President (GSA)

    We’re excited to announce additional mental health supports under your WUSA/GSA Health Plan coverage! The expanded coverage will make it easier for students to access mental health services where and when you need it, and from an increased number of licenses health practitioners.

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  1. Jan. 30, 2020GSA Legal Aid Clinic
    GSA Legal Aid Clinic

    The GSA-UW provides free advising and support services to graduate students, which include one-on-one consultation with GSA lawyer. Graduate students registered in the current academic term may consult with a lawyer by attending the GSA Legal Aid Clinic. The GSA Legal Aid Clinic is a walk-in service and graduate students are seen on a first-come/first-served basis. To sign up for our Legal Aid Clinic, please visit our Services page on our website.

  2. Jan. 30, 2020Karaoke

    Sing your heart out at tonight's Karaoke!

    *All are welcome.

  3. Jan. 31, 2020Winter Blast: Graduate Student Party
    GSA Winter Blast Gradaute Student Party

    Come to the Graduate House, meet some new folks, and let's get our groove on!

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Territorial Acknowledgement

We, the Graduate Student Association - University of Waterloo, acknowledge that we live and work on the traditional territory of ‎ the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River.

Meet our people

Portrait of Nick Revington.

Nick Revington


As a PhD Candidate in the School of Planning, I currently represent graduate planners on the Faculty of Environment Council.