2019 CUSC First-Year Survey

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Who: First-year Undergraduate Students (random sample of 2,000 students)

What: Participate in the 2019 CUSC First-Year Student Survey

When: January 28 – April 5, 2019

Why: We want to hear about your first-year experience at Uwaterloo!

Here's how to participate

Step 1: Check your @Uwaterloo.ca e-mail account on January 28th for an invitation from PRA on behalf of UWaterloo (survey.pra.ca).

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

Submit your survey responses and get:

$5 added to your Watcard; a chance to win $500; and chances to win weekly prizes

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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