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 (2018-2019) Meeting Minutes
May 9, 2018 Minutes
June 14, 2018 Minutes
July 11, 2018 Minutes
August 9, 2018 Minutes
September 12, 2018 Minutes
October 11, 2018 Minutes
November 14, 2018 Minutes
December 5, 2018 (Special Meeting) Minutes
January 10, 2019 (Special Meeting) Minutes
January 17, 2019 Minutes
February 13, 2019 Minutes
March 14, 2019 Minutes
April 10, 2019 Minutes

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.