News archive - December 2019

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Holiday Office Closure

Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs will be closed on Wednesday, December 18 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. for a staff holiday celebration.

Regular business hours (8:30 a.m.  to 4:30 p.m.) will resume on Thursday, December 19.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Graduate students share experiences traveling abroad

Last month, the University of Waterloo joined over 100 countries in celebrating International Education Week (IEW), and highlighted the significant impact of international education on our campus community and Canadian social, economic and cultural well-being. To support the international education of graduate students, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs hosted a "Funding your Graduate International Experience" panel event. 

Each of the panelists had received either the Graduate Student International Experience Award or the Graduate Studies Research Travel Assistantship:

Thursday, December 12, 2019

A holiday message from the President

A holiday message from Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor to students, faculty and staff.

Monday, December 2, 2019

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

On December 6, 1989, 14 young women were murdered in a gender-bases act of violence at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.

To remember and honour those tragically lost 30 years ago, the  University of Waterloo will be hosting a special ceremony for the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against women. 

The University of Waterloo is participating alongside thirteen other universities in a nationwide memorial on the 30th anniversary. Each university will shine a beam of light into the sky to honour the 14 young women. 

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