As of October 1, 2018 credit card companies are changing the way personal information can be collected and stored. Because of these changes, all Office of the Registrar (RO) and Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) forms that include payment information will now be offered through e-commerce. Included forms are:
On November 1, 2018, Professor Kirsten Müller will begin her role as the Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs. She will join Jeff Casello, Associate Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs and Daniela O’Neill, also Assistant Vice-President, Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs.
Are you a University of Waterloo graduate student or postdoc interested in commercializing your research? Hosted by GRADventure, in collaboration with the Waterloo Commercialization Office (WatCo) and the Library, this half-day event will provide you with the basics of Market Research, Intellectual Property and Commercialization to start turning your research into a commercial success!
If you happen to stop by Needles Hall to visit Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) over the next few months, you might be surprised by the changes you find. Construction has started on the new Student Service Centre, which is slated to open in late fall 2018. The Centre will amalgamate the front-line services of GSPA, the Registrar’s Office (including Student Awards & Financial Aid), and the Student Success Office. Some services of other units, such as Finance - Student Financial Services, will also be incorporated.
A new research ethics system will be available for researchers to use beginning August 13. In preparation, the current research ethics system will close Friday, August 3 at 4:30 p.m. Between 4:30 p.m. August 3 and 9:00 a.m. August 13 the system will be unavailable while all active applications are migrated to the new system. The new system will allow for applications and supporting documentation to be managed completely online, using electronic approvals, automated workflows, and notifications.