Winter 2021 Student Survey

Who: University of Waterloo Winter 2021 undergraduate and course-based masters students (see FAQs below)

What: Participate in the Winter 2021 Student Survey

When: From February 8 - 19, 2021

Why: Your feedback will help the university understand students' learning environment and experience, challenges, and successes with remote and online learning. Your input will help inform our approach to online and remote teaching.

In response to your Spring 2020 Survey feedback...

Online resource iconWe designed and shared online learning resources to help students transition to a remote / online learning environment
Plant IconWe streamlined and updated online resources on the current student pathway
image icon showing task planSeveral Faculties established online teaching task forces to adjust courses that are hardest to teach remotely

It's time to share your feedback! Here's how:

Email iconStep 1: Check your e-mail account on February 8 for your Winter 2021 Student Survey invitation (from

Email iconStep 2: Click the survey link to fill out the survey. It only takes 15 - 20 minutes to complete.


 If you wish to complete a PDF version of the survey instead, please email

Submit your survey responses for a chance to win:

1 of 25 W Store prize packs, valued at $500One of 25 W store prize packs (valued at $500) 

1 of 25 W Store prize packs, valued at $500One of 50 Gift Certificates (valued at  $100 each)

See Incentive Official Contest Rules below for more details


Quick Facts


  • FTE (Full-time equivalent) Enrolment (2020/21): 39,430

  • International Mix (2020/21):

    • Graduate: 37%

    • Undergraduate: 22%

  • Degrees Granted (2020): 9,036

Co-operative Education

  • Co-op work terms (2019/20): 22,443

Faculty and Staff

  • Faculty Members (2020): 1,355
  • Number of Staff (2020): 2,627


  • Tri-Agency Research Awards (2019/20): $99.5M
  • Total Sponsored Research Awards (2019/20): $247.7M


  • $46.0M raised (2019/20)

Source: Performance Indicators

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