To: Graduate students

From: Secretariat (

Subject: Graduate Student Vacancies on Senate

Note: This email is for information and action

The call for nominations has begun for graduate student vacancies on Senate. Two graduate students from the University are to be elected by/from the full- and part-time graduate students of the University, term May 1, 2022 to April 30, 2024.

Please use the Graduate Student Representative Nomination Form (pdf) for nominations. At least five graduate student nominators are required. To be eligible to accept the nomination, the candidate must be a full or part-time graduate student*. A brief candidate statement (100 words maximum) must be submitted with the nomination form to appear with the ballot.

Submit completed nomination forms by email to Diana Goncalves at by the close of the nomination period: 12 noon, Monday March 7, 2022.
If required, elections will be held beginning Wednesday, March 9 2022 and will close Wednesday, March 16 2022.

Please refer to Senate Bylaw 3 for more information about nominations and elections. Any questions relating to the above may be directed to Diana Goncalves.
*Terms are defined in the University of Waterloo Act

2022 communications to graduate students