2019 CGPSS Survey

The survey has now closed. All prizes have been claimed. Thank you for your interest in the 2019 CGPSS survey. 

Graduate Students, voice your opinion!

In the 2016 survey,

You told us you wanted more help navigating student services, so we launched the centre        you told us you wanted peer networking opportunities, so we launched graduate student writing groups and more networking events       you told us you wanted more hands-on career training and professional development, so we launched professional skills foundations

Keep the conversation going!

Who: Graduate (masters and doctoral) students

When: February 3 – April 4, 2016.

What: Tell us about your UWaterloo graduate student experience in the 2019 CGPSS survey!

Why: Past survey results have been used to make improvements to the way in which the university supports graduate students. Your feedback makes a difference!

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Here's how to participate

Step 1: Check your @Uwaterloo.ca e-mail account for an invitation sent from Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA)

Step 2: The survey takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.

Submit your survey responses and get:

$5 added to your watcard, and a chance to win $500

Quick Facts


  • FTE (Full-time equivalent) Enrolment (2018/19): 35,875

  • International Mix (2018/19):

    • Graduate: 40%

    • Undergraduate: 21%

  • Degrees Granted (2018): 8,652

Co-operative Education

  • Co-op work terms (2017/18): 20,733

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty Members (2018): 1,311
  • Number of Staff (2017): 2,548


  • Tri-Agency Research Awards (2017/18): $56.6M
  • Total Sponsored Research Awards (2017/18): $224.3M


  • $52.4M raised (2017/18)

Source: Performance Indicators

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Staff or faculty? more data available