News archive - February 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Handmade with love: Waterloo staff provides baby items with graduate parental leave bursaries

3 HAND KNIT BABY HATS

The parental leave and daycare bursary programs at the University of Waterloo have a long standing history of providing a supportive and accessible environment to graduate students.  In 2017, the awards received national recognition when the University of Waterloo won the 2017 Canadian Association of Graduate studies (CAGS) Award of Excellence and Innovation for Enhancing the Graduate Student Experience (read full story on CAGS website).

Friday, February 8, 2019

3MT faculty-based heats to begin in under three weeks!

In less than three weeks, the University of Waterloo's 7th annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) season will commence with the first faculty-based heat, Electrical and Computer Engineering!

Over 200 graduate students have registered for the 2019 3MT competition and are working to perfect their three-minute presentations and their one static slide. Over the years, our 3MT competitors have told us about many unique ways that they have prepared their presentations, including: 

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

2019 Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey (CGPSS) launches

Graduate student survey launches

Earlier this week, Waterloo graduate students received a personalized e-mail asking them to participate in the 2019 Canadian Graduate and Professional Student Survey (CGPSS), to share their thoughts about their university experience. The purpose of this national survey is to improve teaching, learning, graduate student services, programs, student support and overall campus life for current and future graduate students.

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