Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association – University of Waterloo (GSA-UW) is a student-run not-for-proft and the official representative of graduate students at UWaterloo. As such, we are here to provide graduate students at UWaterloo with academic support, a social community, mental and physical health supports, legal aid, as well as advocacy and representation. We actively promote and represent graduate student interests to the university administration and all levels of government. Our work and services are designed to enhance the academic and social experience of graduate students at UWaterloo.

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Explore our website and learn more about the governance structure of the GSA-UW, our comprehensive policies, the range of services we offer, social events we host, and more!

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Meet our people

Portrait of Naima Samuel.

Naima N. Samuel

President & CEO

Naima Samuel is an MA student in the department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at the University of Waterloo. Prior to enrolling at University of Waterloo, Naima worked 5 years in South Korea as a manager of international programs and strategic planning.