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For twenty-six years running, the University of Waterloo has ranked first in Canada as most innovative university.

Waterloo is pleased to provide the President's Graduate Scholarship (PGS) to outstanding graduate students who hold major federally and provincially funded competition-based scholarships.  

Do you want to be a part of the University of Waterloo graduate studies community? Explore more than 190 master's and doctoral programs on our Discover Graduate Studies website.

  1. June 11, 20182018 Governor General's Gold Medal and University Finalists announced

    The Advisory Committee on Graduate Scholarships and Awards has named the winners of the 2018 Governor General's Gold Medal and University Finalists.  The winners were chosen from a group of nominees with superb academic performances and tremendous records of scholarship. These outstanding students represent our exceptionally gifted community of graduate scholars who are creating knowledge and generating transformative research to the betterment of society.

    Governor General’s Gold Medals:

    For Highest Standing in a Master’s Program:

  2. June 7, 2018GRADtalks: Drinking Water

    On Thursday, June 7, GRADtalks: Drinking Water took place in the Board and Senate Room with opening remarks made by Jean Andrey, Dean, Faculty of Environment and Jeff Casello, Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs. Our speakers presented to a large audience including UWaterloo's very own President and Vice-Chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur.

  3. June 4, 2018Waterloo PhD candidate a 3MT national favourite

    The Canadian Association for Graduate Studies (CAGS) announced today that University of Waterloo’s Gregory Lui is the national Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition People’s Choice award winner, as well as the second place winner overall in this year’s national 3MT.

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