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. 28, 2023
The Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) received a $5 million dollar donation from the Balsillie Family Fund to establish the Technology Governance Initiative (TGI) at the School.
- Sep. 25, 2023
Last week Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs was thrilled to invite postdoctoral scholars from across the university to celebrate our eighth annual National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW).
- 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).
- 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.
- Oct. 10, 2023
This session is designed for prospective graduate students that are interested in pursuing a professional (course-based) master's program. This webinar will talk about the advantages of this degree, the possible career paths and the steps necessary to apply.
- Oct. 17, 2023
This session is designed for prospective graduate students that are interested in pursuing a research-based master's or doctoral program. This webinar will talk about the advantages of this degree, the possible career paths and the steps necessary to apply.
- 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.