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.

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Monday - Thursday

10am - 3pm

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  1. Sep. 25, 2017Volunteer Position - Copy Editors

    First Person Scholar

    First Person Scholar ( is a middle-state, graduate student run publication operating from the Games Institute here on campus. We publish book reviews, essays, and commentaries on games, gameplay, and the games industry. Our team is looking for four copy editors to join the publication.
  2. Sep. 11, 2017Health & Dental Change of Coverage Deadlines

    Deadline for enrolling your family/spouse/dependents or for opting out of the GSA Health and Dental Plans for fall 2017 is October 4th.  You nee proof of coverage from an alternate plan to opt out of the health plan.  No proof of coverage needed for the dental plan.  Enrolling or Opting-out is for the whole plan year, ending August 2018.  After the deadline expires, you will no longer be able to opt-out of the plans.

  3. Aug. 14, 2017Graduate Orientation Volunteers Needed!

    Graduate Orientation Volunteer

    Are you looking for an opportunity to assist with Orientation and connect with incoming graduate students? The Graduate Orientation Committee is looking for volunteers to assist with various aspects of Campus-wide Graduate Orientation on September 5th, 2017. Graduate Orientation is a one-day event during Orientation specifically for graduate students to learn about the campus and services available to them.

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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.