Spring 2020 Student Survey

Who: University of Waterloo returning undergraduate students and returning course-based masters students (see FAQs below)

What: Participate in the Spring 2020 Student Survey

When: Survey was available from June 22 to June 30

Why: Student feedback helped the University understand students’ learning environment, experience and plans for the fall, and remote learning challenges and successes. Student input also helped determine how to adjust the support offered and inform planning for the fall 2020 term.

Quick Facts


  • FTE (Full-time equivalent) Enrolment (2019/20): 36,633

  • International Mix (2019/20):

    • Graduate: 40%

    • Undergraduate: 22%

  • Degrees Granted (2019): 8,691

Co-operative Education

  • Co-op work terms (2018/19): 21,826

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty Members (2018): 1,311
  • Number of Staff (2019): 2,596


  • Tri-Agency Research Awards (2018/19): $96.3M
  • Total Sponsored Research Awards (2018/19): $258.3M


  • $538.3M raised (2018/19)

Source: Performance Indicators

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