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. Mar. 21, 2018GSA Recruitment Fair

    Thinking about getting involved in the GSA-UW? Join us for coffee and refreshments at the GSA’s recruitment fair to learn about all of the ways you can get involved with the GSA. From being a Director, a Councillor, Volunteering or working at the Grad House, there are many ways that YOU can get involved! 

  2. Mar. 9, 2018Seeking applications and nominations for GSA President 2018-2019

    GSA President 2018-2019

    Short Description

    The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the Graduate Student Association. Within the scope of the corporate bylaws and policies, the President has full operational control and responsibility for the Association, including budgeting and spending. The President is an ex-officio member of the Board, and as such is a fiduciary. The President works twenty to thirty hours per week and historically has been compensated at the current TA rate.

  3. Mar. 8, 2018GSA Legal Aid

    The next GSA Legal Aid Session will be held on March 8, 2018

    All consultations are by appointment.
    Please fill out the form to arrange for your appointment.

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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 Matthew Morison.

Matt Morison


I’m a 4th year PhD student in Geography within the Faculty of Environment. I have a long history of involvement with student advocacy and implementing progressive student policy from my undergraduate involvement in the University of Winnipeg Student Union and continuing with the Environment Graduate Students Association here at Waterloo.