The Graduate Student Association is going to Canada's Wonderland!!!!
Grad students are invited on this awesome daytrip to the largest amusement park in the country! Thrilling rollercoasters, a huge waterpark, live shows and shopping await!
Ticket price includes admission to the park and transportation to and from UW. The bus will leave Davis Centre (DC) at 9:00am sharp. Please arrive by 8:45am LATEST to board the bus and receive your Wonderland ticket. The bus will leave Canada's Wonderland at 4:00pm; please return to the bus by 3:45pm LATEST to get back to Waterloo!
Limit one guest ticket (non-grad student) per grad student. Guests must be 3 years of age or older. Stroller and large bag storage will be available in the undercarriage of the bus.
For any questions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Graduate Student Initiatives Funding
Graduate students are eligible to apply for funding for social or academic initiatives such as a reception, a workshop, a panel, a guest lecture, a conference, etc.
To be eligible, funding proposals must be submitted through one the following recognized parties:
- A GSA recognized graduate student association at the faculty, department, or program level;
- A social committee, consisting of three or more active-status graduate students, formed for the purpose of submitting a proposal for a graduate student initiative.
The current call for proposals will close on Friday, July 14th at noon.
More details are available on the GSI application form.
The next Legal Aid session will take place on Thursday, July 27th, from 1-3pm. Please submit a request for a 15-minute appointment with our lawyer.
Sundae Monday - Every other Monday at 6pm
Upcoming dates: July 10 & 24, Aug 7
Who doesn't love free ice cream!? Come enjoy at treat at the Grad House every other Monday until Aug 7th! It all gets started at 6 pm! Bring your grad student ID.
Babble Cafe - Every other Tuesday at 6:30pm
Upcoming dates: July 4 & 18
Meet and mingle with exciting people from all around the world! The International Canadian Student Network runs the Babble Cafe every other Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm upstairs at the Grad House. This is a perfect opportunity to meet other students and practice your English conversation skills. Special event on July 4th - Make your own poutine!
Trivia Night - Every other Wednesday at 7pm
Upcoming dates: July 5 & 19
Trivia Night is back in the Spring term every other Thursday! Bring your friends and your wit for a night of challenging puzzles and awesome prizes! Get here early, space is limited!
Free Food Thursday - Every Thursday at 7pm
Free Food Thursday is back on EVERY week in the Spring/Summer term (except exam period). Come on out for some delicious seasonal treats and summer meals!
Open Mic - Every other Thursday at 7:30pm
Upcoming dates: July 6 & 20
Every other Thursday starting May 11th at 7:30PM. Do you play an instrument or sing? Come to the Graduate House for OPEN MIC NIGHT. It’s easy! Just sign up and play a couple of tunes! Visit Graduate House events page or follow UW Grad House Open Mic to stay updated.
We need grad students to help run events at the Grad House! It’s a great way to meet new friends, get involved, and enjoy GH gift certificates. We especially are in need of people interested in hosting Wednesday Night Trivia - what a great way to show off your mad skills! Contact our events coordinator Allison at email@example.com if you’re interested. All the cool kids are doing it!
Got a sweet idea?
We’d love to hear from you! Reach out to Allison, our Events Coordinator with your ideas for events & activities at firstname.lastname@example.org
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INT'L SPOUSES - strawberry picking, Tea & English, knitting & gardening groups
Spouses and partners of int'l students, post-docs, and visiting scholars are invited to attend Int'l Spouses' activities. These include a possible outing to pick strawberries on Canada Day, July 1st (weather permitting); Tea & English with Nancy (on Thursday mornings, children welcome -- not an English class, just a chance to chat with people from around the world; NOTE: Tea & English will NOT MEET in August); the Knitting Group (some Monday evenings at Coffee Culture in Uptown Waterloo); the Cooking Group (cook and eat int'l foods); and the Gardening Group (care for and enjoy vegetables and flowers!). For full details, check our website (https://intlspouses.wordpress.com/). Sign up to receive email updates on our activities and become a friend on Facebook (University of Waterloo International Spouses). New people are always welcome! :)
Recruiting Board Members
GSEF is recruiting committed MATH and ARTS faculty graduate students to volunteer to join our board! If you are a graduate student from one of these faculties please send a resume/CV to email@example.com. The description can be found here. We will be selecting a candidate on a rolling basis so apply soon! If you have any questions about your commitments please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruiting Project Review Committee Members
GSEF is recruiting committed ARTS faculty students to join our Project Review Committee! If you are a graduate student from one of these faculties please send a resume/CV to email@example.com. We will be selecting candidates on a rolling basis so apply soon! If you have any questions about your commitments please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AIESEC is the largest not-for-profit student run organization worldwide representing over 2,400 universities. Our goal is to develop strong leadership skills in the participants that we send on volunteer and professional internships aboard. We're currently looking for students (undergraduate and graduate) interested in going aboard to opportunities in Columbia, Italy, Mexico, Germany, Poland, China, Korea, Taiwan, and many more. If interested please visit our Facebook page and the AIESEC website for details.