News archive - November 2020

Monday, November 30, 2020

The Problem Lab is seeking three graduate research assistants for a major winter 2021 research project

The Problem Lab is looking to hire three Graduate Research Assistants for a major winter 2021 research project. They are looking for graduate students in Engineering (ideally those with a 5G/telecom focus), Statistics and Psychology. The application deadline is Dec 15. Apply now on Leads: Engineering RA, Statistics RA, Psychology RA.

Friday, November 27, 2020

New COVID-19 screening requirement

On Nov 27 the following email was sent to the graduate students


To: Students

From: Kate Windsor, director of safety

Subject: New COVID-19 screening assessment


  • Effective November 30, 2020, you must complete a new COVID-19 screening assessment before accessing campus.

The University is updating its COVID-19 screening processes to align with regulations the Ontario government recently announced.

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Winter 2021 academic schedule changes

On November 16, Feridun Hamdullahpur, president and vice-chancellor sent an email outlining changes to the winter 2021 academic schedule. The table below outlines the complete list of changes to the graduate studies important dates calendar.

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 31, 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

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