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Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the University of Waterloo

 

Founded in the early 1960s, the Department has grown to become one of the most esteemed Departments of Psychology in Canada.

Our faculty and our graduate program are internationally renowned.

Have you heard about the student portal

It’s a new, mobile-friendly communication tool that will deliver the UWaterloo information you need, just when you need it.

All Arts students (undergrad and graduate) can now access portal and the valuable information it offers, such as:

  • Class schedule / next class
  • Available study spaces on campus
  • Real-time GRT bus data
  • Reminders for important academic dates
  • plus much more customized content

Log into the student portal today and start using this important new tool.

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  1. July 7, 2017Washing one's hands could help shift goal pursuit, new study findslathered hands rinsing soap off at tap and sink

    A recent study by two members of the University of Toronto discovered that participants who used hand wipes found prior goals less important and subsequent goals more important.

  2. July 7, 2017The hidden ways that architecture affects how you feelSkyline of Tokyo Japan

    “We shape our buildings and afterwards our buildings shape us,” mused Winston Churchill in 1943 while considering the repair of the bomb-ravaged House of Commons.

    More than 70 years on, he would doubtless be pleased to learn that neuroscientists and psychologists have found plenty of evidence to back him up.

  3. July 7, 2017Agent of change: student wins provincial award for actions and advocacy to end sexual violencehead shot of Sarah Wiley in front of tree

    The Faculty of Arts proudly congratulates student Sarah Wiley for receiving Ontario’s Draw-The-Line Post-Secondary Sexual Violence Prevention Award, a new award to recognize students, student leaders, institutions, college and university community members for their outstanding efforts in sexual violence prevention.             

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Green Office Bronze Certified

The Psychology Department is proud to be a part of the UWaterloo Green Office Initiative, and is now a Bronze Certified Green office!

Find out how you can get involved with the UWaterloo Green Office initiative!