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. 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.

  2. Jan. 15, 2018Welcome to the Grad House's Winter 2018, Weekly Events!

    3 Days.  4 Important Events. 

  3. Jan. 10, 2018GSA Council Meeting-January

    The next meeting of GSA-UW Council will be held on:

    Wednesday January 10, 2018 at 4 pm - 6 pm in Needles Hall 3407.

    All graduate students welcome to attend.  

    More information can be found on the Council Webpage.

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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. 

Meet our people

Portrait of Norman Kearney.

Norman Kearney


Norman is a second year PhD student in the School of Environment, Resources, and Sustainability. In 2016-2017, Norman was the Student Affairs Officer, the Chair of the Council, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Graduate Student Association.