Monday, June 20, 2022

University of Waterloo Entrepreneurial PhD Fellowship Applications Open 

Students around desk

In keeping with its position as Canada’s top Innovation University, today, the University of Waterloo launches its Entrepreneurial Ph.D. Fellowship pilot. These new fellowships will support outstanding, business-minded doctoral students who are interested in commercializing their research.  

Monday, June 20, 2022

The Wicked Problem of Climate Change: A pilot interdisciplinary course offers teaching opportunity to doctoral candidates

The Wicked Problem of Climate Change

In winter 2023 a pilot, interdisciplinary undergraduate course will be team-taught by a group of doctoral candidates from the University of Waterloo. It will focus on the Wicked Problem of Climate Change and will provide undergraduate students with a classroom experience where the academic content spans disciplinary boundaries.

The team will spend the fall 2022 term designing the course by working with each other and with mentors in the Beta Teaching Innovation Incubator (up to 10 hours a week, equivalent to a TAship).

Friday, May 27, 2022

Celebrating doctoral graduates at an exclusive virtual celebration and in-person reception

Speakers at the spring 2022 doctoral graduate celebration

On Thursday, May 26, 2022 Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) hosted an exclusive virtual celebration, to honour the doctoral graduating class of spring 2022. PhD graduands, their supervisors and guests were welcome to attend. The virtual event featured speeches by:

Friday, May 6, 2022

Celebrating spring 2022 PhD graduates

Celebrating PhD graduates

The excitement is mounting as the University is preparing to celebrate in-person convocation ceremonies with the graduating class of 2022. 

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

2021-2022 recipients of Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision announced

The winners of the Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision for 2021-2022 have been announced. 

Congratulations to:

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

A farewell to Jeanette Nugent

Jeanette Nugent is retiring from the University of Waterloo, after a career spanning more than four decades. As the Associate Director, Admissions, a colleague and friend, Jeanette will be missed by members of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) as well as the campus community.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Share your GRADstory

Share your GRADstory

Every grad student has a story, and we want to hear yours! Tell us about your research and interests, what life is like as a grad student, and why you chose to pursue your education at the University of Waterloo. Share your GRADstory now!

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Updates to research activities and travel

On February 17 the following email was shared with Graduate students


To: All Waterloo employees, including employees at the Affiliated and Federated Institutions of Waterloo, and graduate students

From: Charmaine B. Dean, Vice-President, Research and International

Subject: Updates to research activities and travel

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Graduate Student Vacancies on Senate

On February 15 the following email was shared with Graduate students


To: Graduate students

From: Secretariat (secretariat@uwaterloo.ca)

Subject: Graduate Student Vacancies on Senate

Monday, February 14, 2022

Plans for large classes after February 28

On February 14 the following email was shared with Graduate students


To: University of Waterloo community

From: Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor and James W. E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost

Subject: Plans for large classes after February 28

Note: This email is for information

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