Welcome to Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs
Year after year, international and Canadian rankings place the University of Waterloo among the best universities in the world.
Waterloo is pleased to provide the President's Graduate Scholarship (PGS) to outstanding graduate students who hold major federally and provincially funded competition-based scholarships.
Do you want to be a part of the University of Waterloo graduate studies community? Explore our more than 180+ master's and doctoral programs.
- Sep. 19, 2023
As part of a recent Government of Canada announcement, five University of Waterloo doctoral students were named as successful recipients of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (Vanier CGS).
- Sep. 18, 2023
- Sep. 13, 2023
Graduate students engaged in work or learning activity can be exposed to workplace hazards, particularly during lab work, field work and even while engaging in instruction with students. Under the University’s Health, Safety & Environment Management System (HSEMS), employees and students have a duty to report hazards and to work safely.
- Sep. 26, 2023
Visit the Canadian Graduate Engineering Consortium (CGEC) Fair 2023 to explore Master’s and PhD opportunities with Canada’s Top Engineering Graduate programs.
- Sep. 28, 2023
Join Dr. Leela Viswanathan, author of The Deliberate Doctorate: A Values-Focused Journey to Your PhD, for a motivational webinar on making the most of your doctoral experience. After completing this webinar, you will have more insight into identifying and optimizing your skills, building supportive networks and relationships, and working through the emotional aspects of your PhD journey so that you can define success on your own terms.
- Oct. 4, 2023
Postdocs, graduate students, and their families are invited to join us for a fall bonfire on Wednesday, October 4 from 2:00-3:30 pm at the Laurel Creek fire pit (across the road from Environment 2). Free snacks will be provided! Register in advance to save your spot.
- Mar. 15, 2023
At Waterloo we understand that many of our graduate students are (or are about to become) parents who are trying to balance their studies with family obligations.
- Feb. 21, 2023
Answering some common questions about the recently updated Policy 30: Employment of Graduate Student Teaching Assistant.
- Jan. 23, 2023
In the academic context, we often refer to graduate students as if they belong to one group, defined by their engagement in graduate studies, however, in reality, we know that each of our graduate students is unique.