Graduate Student Association

Welcome to the Graduate Student Association - University of Waterloo!

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

Mon - Thurs
10am - 3pm

Commissary 130

  1. Mar. 24, 2017Job Opening: Chair of GSA Council

    Job Opening: Chair of the Council

    Deadline: Monday, March 27, 2017

    The Graduate Student Association – University of Waterloo is seeking a graduate student with a proven record of leadership and governance experience to chair the social, political, and academic body of the Association: the Council.

    Qualified candidates are invited to apply by 5pm on Monday, March 27, 2017. Please include your résumé or CV and a cover letter addressing your qualifications and your interest in the position.

  2. Mar. 21, 2017GSA Director Election 2017 - 2nd Call for Nominations

    Notice is hereby served to elect ten (10) graduate students to the GSA Board of Directors.

    The directorships terms of office are:

    Four (4) directorships beginning May 1, 2017 and ending April 30 2018, and
    Six (6) directorships beginning May 1 2017 and ending April 30, 2019.


  3. Mar. 13, 2017CLV Graduate Residence Application Opening Soon

    Applications to live in UWaterloo's graduate and family townhouses will open on Tuesday, March 28th, at 9:00am.

    Why live in Columbia Lake Village (CLV)?

    • 4-month renewable contracts
    • Live in a safe, quiet, clean community of grad students
    • Close to campus with seasonal shuttle
    • All-inclusive living (utilities, high-speed Internet, community events)
    • Option to live in a 2-bedroom or 4-bedroom townhouse
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  1. Mar. 29, 2017Community Soup NightCommunity Soup Night, 19+ Grad student ID required.

    Enjoy a nice, hot bowl of delicious and healthy soup, every Wednesday at 6:30PM. Stay for either Trivia Night or Jam Night (alternating every other Wednesday).

  2. Mar. 29, 2017Jam NightJam Night every other Wednesday. Come and join, all skill levels welcome! Bring an instrument if you have one!

    Come and jam with new and old friends at the Grad House. Please bring your own instrument if you have one. This is casual opportunity to explore your musical talents in an open and inclusive setting. All skill levels welcome! This is different from Open Mic - less 'performance' oriented, with a casual feel. 

  3. Mar. 30, 2017Free Food Thursday

    Come join your fellow grad students for a delicious community meal. Be sure to bring your grad student ID and get here early as quantities are limited!

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Meet our people

Max Salman by a lake wearing a blue jacket and sunglasses.

Max Salman

External Affairs Officer - OGSA

Max is enrolled in a Masters of Earth Sciences program specializing in Geophysics. The main focus of his project is to use geophysical techniques to assist in precision agriculture, with the goal of increasing yield and crop quality by mapping soil texture, composition, and moisture.