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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Mental Health Wellness Day

On Tuesday, October 24, campus will unite to end the stigma of mental health concerns, share stories, and spread the word about resources available both on and off campus. Find out how you can get involved in this year’s Mental Health Wellness Day:

Monday, October 16, 2017

University of Waterloo is ranked Canada's most innovative university, for the 26th time

The University of Waterloo is Canada’s most innovative university, according to a reputational survey from Maclean’s magazine.

Maclean’s annual ranking of Canadian universities, released this week, also named Waterloo second for best overall, highest quality, and leaders of tomorrow out of the 49 universities surveyed.

For more information, refer to the Daily Bulletin.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Nominations open for the Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision

Nominations for the Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision are now open!

Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA), in collaboration with the Graduate Student Association (GSA), established this award to recognize exemplary faculty members who have demonstrated excellence in graduate student supervision. Normally, three faculty members will be recognized annually. The winners receive $1,000 (taxable) and are recognized at Spring Convocation. 

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Tri-Agency Scholarship Info session presentation is now available

Tri-Agency scholarship info session audience

On September 11 and 12 members of the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) team gave scholarships information presentations to a large and captive audience in Modern Languages.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

UWaterloo Scholar websites now available to graduate students

The University of Waterloo is using OpenScholar, an open source software solution built on Drupal, to provide dynamic and customizable personal websites for Waterloo faculty and researchers. Faculty and researcher personal sites are offered on a self-serve basis and are built using the WatIAM userid of the faculty member or researcher.

This new service will allow faculty members and researchers to quickly and easily build personal websites using an interface that is logical and intuitive, and does not require previous programming or coding experience.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Future Forward

Future forward #solvebig

Canada’s most successful software company presents a FREE day-long opportunity for university students looking to solve big problems for big companies in the growing $400 billion global industry of Enterprise Software.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Canada Day Celebration 2017

University of Waterloo hosts the region's largest Canada festival!

Each year on July 1, the University of Waterloo and our Federation of Students thank our community for its partnership and mutual support by hosting Waterloo Region's flagship Canada Day Celebration.

The Canada Day Celebration offers entertainment for all ages, including a range of family activities, delicious festival food and drinks, live performances by outstanding Canadian talent, and a spectacular fireworks display.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Canada's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) National winner announced

3MT national winner 2017

From the Canadian Association of Graduate Studies (CAGS):

Shanthanu Krishna Kumar, a master’s student in plant agriculture from the University of Guelph, has won both first place and the People’s Choice Award.  It is the first time that has happened in the national competition, which is going into its fifth year.

Friday, June 2, 2017

GRADtalks: Artificial Intelligence - a great success

GRADtalks speakers present to a full house

On Tuesday, March 30 the second in a series of GRADtalks events was held in EV3 1408.  GRADtalks is a series of research talks featuring two University of Waterloo doctoral students,  speaking about a common theme from their research perspectives – highlighting the remarkable work done by Waterloo graduate students.  This time the topic was on Artificial Intelligence, and the speakers were:

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