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For twenty-seven years running, the University of Waterloo has ranked first in Canada as most innovative university.

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.

  1. Oct. 5, 2021Graduate online application system – now live!

    Experts from Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA), Information System and Technology (IST), and points of contact from all faculties, have been hard at work to create a new graduate online application system, which successfully launched earlier today!!

  2. Sep. 30, 2021Professional Skills Foundations Introductory workshop: Oct 18 or 20
    Professional Skills Foundations

  3. Sep. 29, 2021Recapping important COVID-19 information

    On September 30 the following email was shared with the campus community

    To: University of Waterloo community

    From: University of Waterloo Communications

    Subject: Recapping important COVID-19 information

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  1. Oct. 20, 2021Professional Skills Foundations: Introductory Workshop for Course-Based Students (Fall 2021)
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    This introductory workshop is a requirement for participating in the Professional Skills Foundations program, a professional skills credential for graduate students at the University of Waterloo. Professional Skills Foundations is designed to offer master's and doctoral students broad exposure to and experience in skills that help them succeed in graduate school, land a job, and thrive in their future workplace.

  2. Oct. 27, 2021Funding your graduate education
    Black piggy bank with hand putting coins in it

    Are you interested in graduate studies and looking for ways to fund it? Join us for a presentation for prospective graduate students on “Funding your graduate education” on October 27 with funding expert Heidi Mussar, our Associate Director, Graduate Financial Aid and Awards.

  3. Oct. 28, 2021Funding your graduate education live chats
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    Prospective graduate students, we’re here to support you in applying for funding and scholarships to support your graduate studies.

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  1. June 20, 2021Professional Skills Foundations staff profile: Ileana Diaz
    Ileana Diaz

    Ileana Diaz has joined the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs team in the Graduate Professional Skills Program Specialist role to support the Professional Skills Foundations program! Join us in getting to know a bit more about Ileana.

  2. Nov. 22, 2020Engaging in Professional Development During the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Navya and her supervisor stand by Navya's poster presentation.

    Tell us a bit about yourself. What is/was your program and research focus?

  3. Oct. 18, 2020From Field to Film: Making Science Accessible

    We all care about our research. We think our projects are cool, our data is important, and the answers to our questions will save the world. We know the lingo, speak the language, and understand the background. We are immersed in our topic 24/7, 365 days a year, for what feels like forever. So when asked why other people should care about my research, and to explain it in only 60 seconds, I really had to stop and think. Because why WOULDN’T everyone care?!

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