The University of Waterloo Kinesiology Graduate Student Association (KGSA) is a nonprofit organization which represents four academic streams (Biomechanics, Physiology and Nutrition, Neuroscience, and the Coursework Masters program) within the Department of Kinesiology. The KGSA executive speaks on behalf of these students in department, Faculty, and university wide councils. The KGSA is a small part of the university wide Graduate Student Association. A primary goal is to enhance the experience of our graduate students through social and recreational events.
Each calendar year a new executive is elected at an annual general meeting held in late April. The current KGSA executive typically meets once a month to discuss and vote on positions relating to current events within departmental/faculty/university administration levels.
Details on executive member roles and voting requirements are noted in the KGSA constitution.
- Oct. 1, 2021
Welcome to fall 2021! In this edition of the KGSA Newsletter, you will find a re-cap of our orientation events organized by the department, a statement on our commitment to allyship, a list of upcoming events, and links to various resources to supplement your learning and success in graduate studies. Check it out!
- Jan. 15, 2021
Welcome to winter 2021! In this edition of the KGSA Newsletter (PDF), you will find a review of our fall 2020 events, information regarding our upcoming events, new funding opportunities for at-home learning, and the introduction to a new initiative organized by the Graduate Student Association. All associated news is linked to online sources where appropriate. Check it out!
- Dec. 10, 2020
The KGSA hosted its annual Holiday Party on Thursday, December 10th, 2020. We had such a great turnout of faculty, staff, and students who engaged in 5 rounds of trivia hosted by the legendary duo of Dan and Jeff! We also recapped our Good Deeds Event and had attendees submit a holiday photo to spread their Christmas and holiday cheer. Thank you to everyone who attended and we wish you the best for the holiday's!