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  1. July 6, 2020Bereavement notice

    It is with deep sadness that we acknowledge the death of Michelle Miller, a fourth-year mathematics student at the University of Waterloo. Michelle passed away on June 26, 2020 in her home in Waterloo from a pre-existing medical condition.
    The University’s thoughts and support are with Michelle’s family at this difficult time.

    We encourage members of the campus community who are affected by this news and feel they need support to contact any of the following resources:

  2. June 16, 2020Statement on anti-Black racism and academic freedom

    In recent weeks, the University of Waterloo has spoken out against racism in all forms. We have taken action by forming the President’s Anti-racism Taskforce to advance equity for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) on our campus.

    On June 6, in response to a petition on racism on our campus, we issued a statement in which we wanted to address the well-justified hurt and concerns of the petitioners. With regret, our statement did not live up to our own standards for promoting free inquiry. 

  3. Apr. 3, 2020Increasing support for students during COVID-19: $1M gift adds wellness counsellors to co-operative education program

    New student counsellor positions and a digital virtual care tool will be created to expand the wellness service offerings for co-operative education students at the University of Waterloo. The new services come at a time of heightened uncertainty for students, as rapid changes in response to COVID-19 compound the stresses associated with co-op terms.

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