News archive - 2015

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Because we all like free things, right?

Everything you need is right here on campus—So why not spring ahead into Waterloo Residences? Apply before March 1 and you'll be entered into a draw to win your room for free, courtesy of Waterloo Residences!

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Friday, August 21, 2015

Important UWP move-in day instructions

Are you getting excited yet? Move-in days are just around the corner! We can’t wait to welcome you to your new home in UW Place (UWP). We’ve got some important information to pass along to make sure that your move goes as smoothly as possible.

Move-in dates & details

Sunday, September 6

  • Beck Hall and Eby Hall, floors 8 – 13
  • North courts of Waterloo, Wellesley, Wilmot, and Woolwich

Monday, September 7

Monday, July 20, 2015

Using TV to promote community development in residence

Some concerns have been raised about our decision to reduce the number of cable television outlets in residence, particularly by those living in Columbia Lake Village North. The following is meant to outline the factors we considered when making our decision. 

Cutting the cord


Cord-cutting has become an increasingly popular activity. It involves people cutting pay television (TV) channels, such as cable TV, and canceling subscriptions to paid viewing of TV.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Construction begins on new student residence at Waterloo

WATERLOO, Ont. (Monday, June 22, 2015) — A ceremony to mark the official start of construction of a new residence for undergraduate students at the University of Waterloo will take place this week.

Once complete, the new residence will house more than 500 students, and will enable the University to continue to offer its first-year housing guarantee for undergraduate students.

The innovative, student-focused design is a result of an extensive consultation process with stakeholders to help ensure a happy and productive living environment for its residents.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Construction around campus

ION-related travel disruptions

Construction for the light rail transit project (known as ION) is starting to affect travel around the University of Waterloo. Watch this page for updates about road closures.

Update: Columbia Street West closure

When it's happening: Starting on June 8, 2015, for a period of about two weeks there may be lane closures immediately before and after this period.

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