The GSA-UW Council is the body responsible for determining the official positions of the GSA as they relate to academic and political representation of University of Waterloo Graduate Students. Council's operations are regulated by GSA By-Law 7.

All Councillors are University of Waterloo graduate students who serve as representatives for their respective department or unit. The membership of Council is as follows:

  • Chair of Council, appointed by Council
  • one representative from each department and unit program
  • non-voting At-large councillors appointed by Council
  • the GSA Officers
  • the GSA Directors

List of Council Members

Council Meetings & Minutes

The following Council meeting schedule was approved at the May 2018 meeting. The agenda package will be published prior to the meeting scheduled and minutes will be approved by Council at the following meeting time. All meetings take place from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. For the location of an upcoming meeting, please contact the GSA Office.

If Council members are unable to attend a Council Meeting in person, they may send a proxy in their place by submitting the Council Proxy form

Meeting Dates (2019-2020) Meeting Minutes
May 15, 2019 Minutes
June 5, 2019 Minutes
July 3, 2019 Minutes
August 7, 2019 Minutes
September 4, 2019 Minutes
October 2, 2019 Minutes
November 6, 2019 Minutes
December 4, 2019   
January 8, 2020  
February 5, 2019  
March 4, 2019  
April 1, 2019  

Upcoming Council Meeting July 3, 2019 4:00pm to 6:00pm Needles Hall 3407

Graduate students welcome! Please contact the Chair if you will be attending.