News archive - January 2019

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A new look for Quest navigation

During the February 2019 Reading Week, Quest will be updated to provide clients with a new navigation experience.

The tile-based navigation structure (like the mobile view now) offers students, faculty, and staff a modernized, user-friendly experience. And while the initial style of the page and how you navigate the tiles will be different, the actual site content and how you use those pages will remain the same.

These usability improvements are the result of a user engagement survey that was conducted in fall 2018 and offer clients:

Friday, January 11, 2019

GRADflix winners announced

GRADflix winners

On Thursday, January 10 the first GRADflix showcase was hosted by Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs.

GRADflix is a research communication opportunity for graduate students. Participants create a video, moving slide show, or animation of no longer than 60 seconds (one minute) in length that describes their research. 

The Board and Senate room in Needles Hall was filled to capacity with an eager audience who enjoyed beverages and popcorn while viewing the fifteen top video submissions.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Additional funding for incoming domestic graduate students

funding graphic

The University of Waterloo has recently announced additional financial incentives totalling $1.5 million to encourage the continued development of Canadian graduate student research. The funds are available for both domestic Master’s and PhD students.

Funding details and eligibility requirements are specific to each faculty. 

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