Monday, November 23, 2020

Academic Readiness Bursary now available to students

The Academic Readiness Bursary (ARB), initially offered to nearly 4,000 University of Waterloo students in the fall 2020 term, is once again available.  The ARB provides assistance for students who are or will be registered in the winter 2021 term with proven financial need and who may incur costs related to studying remotely in the winter term, as a result of COVID-19. Expenses must be incurred between November 1 and January 31; applications must be received by January 30, 2021.

Monday, November 16, 2020

COVID-19 “red zone” updates to campus operations

On Nov 23 the following email was sent to all students


To: All students

From: Kate Windsor, director of safety

Subject: COVID-19 “red zone” updates to campus operations

Monday, November 16, 2020

Winter 2021 academic schedule change

On Nov 16 the following email was sent to the graduate students


To: Students

From: Feridun Hamdullahphur, president and vice-chancellor

Subject: Winter 2021 academic schedule changes

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Managing a COVID outbreak in residences

On Nov 10 the following email was sent to all employees and students


To: All employees and students

From: Kate Windsor, Director of Safety        

Subject: Managing a COVID outbreak in residences

Monday, November 9, 2020

COVID-19 testing on campus is now available to family members in your household

On Nov 9 the following email was sent to all employees and students


To: All employees and students

From: Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor          

Subject: COVID-19 testing on campus is now available to family members in your household

Monday, November 9, 2020

New guidelines for addressing non-compliance with COVID safety precautions under Policy 71

On Nov 9 the following email was sent to the graduate students


To: Graduate students

From:David DeVidi, associate vice-president, academic, Jeff Casello, associate vice-president, graduate studies and postdoctoral affairs

Subject: New guidelines for addressing non-compliance with COVID safety precautions under Policy 71

Friday, November 6, 2020

Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) seeks a new Assistant Vice-President

Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) is seeking to fill the position of Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs starting January 2021 for a two-year term.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Access to campus facilities other than research laboratories

On Oct 23 the following email was sent to the graduate students


To: Graduate students

From: Jeffrey Casello, Associate-Vice President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA)

Subject: Access to campus facilities other than research laboratories


As the University community continues to collectively respond to unprecedented circumstances, I thank you for your ongoing resiliency and dedication to your research and academics.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision - nominations now open!

David Hammond



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!

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Waterloo welcomes AMTD postdoctoral scholars

Jeff Casello, Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, is thrilled to welcome AMTD scholars: Oluwakemi (Kemi) Amodu, Rhea Hoskin, Alex Krolewski and Edris Madadian to the University of Waterloo.

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