Posts for the Topic residence

A collection of stories and tips from current residents.

First Year Residence Application De-mystified!

Michelle

So, you want to go to Waterloo. While your mind may be focused on the AIF, don’t forget that once you get in, you’ll have to apply for residence!

#RezRelationships and #RezRomance in February

Darsh and friends

Hey guys, Darsh here. Moving into a new city is always tough, but as it is the month of “love” I wanted to talk about a few loves in my life. My life is really centered around my friends and they are the people who keep me grounded and sane living away from home.

From Home to Home: Back to the (study) grind!

Kartiki on break

Is it me or did the break seem very short? It seemed like only yesterday when I went through a tortuous 35-hour flight to India before I had to do it again to come back to Waterloo. So, I made sure I used the 22 days of holidays that I got to the fullest extent!

Don’t Let The Season ‘Snow’ You Down

Michelle

Hi everyone, it's Michelle! Happy new year!

The beginning of the term is a natural time to set up good habits, but it’s so hard to find the motivation when all you want to do is curl up in a blanket with a hot chocolate.

As the full force of Winter rolls in, I’ve started exploring the tunnel system around Waterloo to find a more indoors way to get to my classes.

Welcome to the Residence Storyteller Blog!

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Welcome to the Residence Storyteller Blog!

Over the fall 2018 term, our 5 pioneer Residence Storytellers gave us a glimpse into residence life in Waterloo. Food, friends, events, study sessions, exam stress, you name it. Follow them on the blog, on Instagram and Facebook, and learn what life is really like in residence, whether you're in your first year, upper years or graduate program!