News archive - November 2021

Monday, November 22, 2021

New Processes for approvals of human participant research

On November 22 the following email was shared with graduate students


To: Graduate students

From: Charmaine B. Dean, Vice-President, Research and International

Subject: New Processes for approvals of human participant research


Based on the province’s most recent reopening plans and management of COVID-19 for the long term, the University of Waterloo is further adjusting our review and approval of human participant research activity.

Friday, November 19, 2021

Resuming University-sanctioned international travel

On November 19 the following email was shared with graduate students


To: Waterloo employees, Employees of the Affiliated and Federated Institutions of Waterloo, Graduate students

From: James W.E. Rush, Vice-President, Academic & Provost

Subject: Resuming University-sanctioned international travel

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Change of 10 hour employment rule for graduate students

To date, the on-campus employment of full-time graduate students has been limited to 10 hours/week on average per term. The University has heard from students that there was a strong desire to provide greater flexibility in employment hours.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Waterloo partners with MyCreds for digital transcripts

Beginning today, November 3, 2021, University of Waterloo students – current and former – are able to request access to their official transcripts in a digital format via an authenticated digital wallet. The MyCredsTM Learner portal can be accessed securely 24/7 from anywhere in the world and helps our students access and share their transcripts when they need to with other colleges and universities, government, employers, and third parties. Documents issued through MyCredsTM are tamper-evident and cryptographically signed, making them authentic and official.

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