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.

General Office Hours:
Tuesday - Thursday

11 am - 3 pm

Commissary 130

President's Office Hours:
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Contact Us


  1. Apr. 9, 2018SLC accessible elevators plan

  2. Apr. 4, 2018Annual General Meeting 2018

    The Annual General Meeting will be held on

    Wednesday April 4, 2018 at 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. in

    Needles Hall, room 3407

    Graduate students unable to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in person are encouraged to submit their proxy by one of the following two methods:

  3. Apr. 2, 2018Vote today!

    GSA 2018 Director Election

    The online ballot is open!  If you cannot be at the Annual General Meeting, then please cast your vote on line to elect the newest members of the GSA Board of Directors.

    The ballot will be open until 3:45 pm on April 4, 2018.  Secret ballot voting at the Annual General Meeting, also on April 4th at 4 pm in Needles Hall room 3407.

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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. 

Final Report on Student Mental Health

Final Report on Student Mental Health.

Meet our people

Portrait of Max Salman.

Max Salman

GSA Vice President

Max Salman is the Vice President of the Graduate Student Association at the University of Waterloo. He is a returning officer to the GSA-UW previously having served as the External Affairs Officer (Ontario) where he advocated on behalf of graduate students on a federal and provincial level.