Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision - nominations now open!

Jean Andrey beside car

Do you know a graduate supervisor that has demonstrated excellence in their field, as well as being a mentor, advisor, and role model? Nominate an outstanding faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in graduate student supervision at the University of Waterloo!

Monday, September 9, 2019

Get your refunds faster

Effective Fall 2019, refunds of student financial aid, scholarships, awards, bursaries, GRS, tuition benefit, and tuition refunds for dropped courses, switching programs or changing residence/meal plan will be processed electronically by direct deposit to your account at a Canadian bank.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

New graduate student self-guided campus tour

Group of students on tour in the Quantum-Nano Centre

Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs is pleased to announce the launch of a new graduate student self-guided campus tour!

Friday, August 30, 2019

Welcome new students

Labour day weekend marks a special time for the cities of Kitchener-Waterloo, when thousands of students are welcomed back to continue their studies, or fresh ones start anew. 

At University of Waterloo we are proud to welcome more than 1,700 new graduate students for fall 2019. Graduate Student Orientation takes place on Saturday, September 7.

Whether you are a new or returning student, we wish you all the best of luck for the fall 2019 term.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Doctoral students “dive into the dissertation” at the Lake Shift

Campfire pic at Lakeshift

"I will finish writing this dissertation come hell or high waters," says one boot camper to another as they clear the plates after lunch at the Lake Shift. Not only was the expression befitting as participants were near a body of water, but it was also a testament to the determination among doctoral students at the Lake Shift Dissertation Writing Bootcamp.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

IT campus systems to enable 2FA – July 24

A notice for grad students who have "opted-in" to two-factor authentication for any of the campus enterprise systems noted below:

What is happening? Opt-in, two-factor authentication (2FA) is being enabled for campus enterprise systems. Users who have opted-in to 2FA protection for their Connect OWA or Office 365 account will now receive a 2FA prompt when they log in to Quest, Workday, LEARN, Unit4, or Concur.

When is this happening? After 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24.

What do users need to do? No action is required.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Annual Postdoc Picnic - a huge success!

Postdocs chatting and sitting on a picnic table

On Wednesday, July 10, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) hosted its annual Postdoc Picnic at St.Jerome's Alumni Courtyard.


Friday, July 5, 2019

GRADtalks speaker recruitment now open for fall 2019!


University of Waterloo's GRADtalks speakers series began in 2017 as a way for doctoral students to share their research with a broader audience. Since then we've hosted eight GRADtalks events, where over fifteen students have participated.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Centre for Career Action offers online résumé critiquing software to students

Students, upload your résumé and you could win $50!

Students, we need your help! The Centre for Career Action (CCA) has partnered with an on online résumé critiquing software program to increase access to résumé support for our campus community.

We need your résumé to teach the software what Waterloo résumés look like for specific programs so that it can deliver relevant, tailored feedback based on student needs and industry standards.

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