Corporate Documents & Bylaws

The Graduate Student Association-University of Waterloo (GSA-UW) is a registered, not-for-profit Ontario corporation. Below are our corporate by-laws.  Letters Patent and Supplementary Letters Patent are available for viewing at the GSA Administrative Office.

These by-laws were amended and approved by the members at the GSA Annual General Meeting on April 12, 2017.


We serve the graduate students of the University of Waterloo
with dedication and commitment to enhance the quality of their academic and social experience.


We are leaders facilitating the growth and development of graduate studies at the University of Waterloo.
We are the sole representatives of graduate students on all campuses
of the University of Waterloo.


Accountability, Inclusivity, Integrity, Professionalism, and Transparency

By-Laws of the GSA-UW

Adopted: January 2015

By-laws relating generally to the transaction of the business and the affairs of the GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION - UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO,

BE IT ENACTED as by-laws of the Graduate Student Association-University of Waterloo (hereinafter referred to as GSA-UW) as follows:



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.