Welcome to Retirees Association

Welcome to the website of the University of Waterloo Retirees Association (UWRA). The UWRA represents the University of Waterloo retirees (both faculty and staff) and helps them enjoy their years of retirement.

The association consists of volunteer board members who represent retiree concerns on Pension and Benefits matters, Human Resources issues and UWaterloo policy changes. A complete description of the roles of the individual board members can be found at the UWRA board of directors home page.

There are many activities in the region that you can partake in. Some events of  the new tour schedule are finalized while others are in the planning stages and can be found under the "Socials and tours" header.

To keep informed of daily activities on campus, check out the University of Waterloo daily bulletin.

Click on the NEWS and/or EVENTS box below to keep informed of the latest news and events that pertain to you, the University of Waterloo retirees.

  1. Mar. 15, 2018Convocation Volunteerism | Retirees Association

    The University is recruiting new volunteers who would like to participate in the June convocation.  It is a tremendously special time of year for the entire Waterloo community and your help would be greatly appreciated. Click on the above title for more information.

  2. Mar. 11, 2018Laurier Association for Lifelong Learning

    Registration for Laurier Association for Lifelong Learning classes for Spring 2018 at the Waterloo campus is now open. Registration can be completed through our online course store and more information regarding courses can be found on this website

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  1. Oct. 10, 2018Autumn 2018 Banquet

    The UWRA luncheon talks will continue on the theme of History of the University of Waterloo.

    Time of Banquet: Wednesday October 10, 2018 11:30 am to 2:00 pm in Federation Hall at the University of Waterloo.  People should arrive by 11:00 am.  Lunch will be served at 12:00 noon and talks will begin at 12:45.  Parking will be provided in parking lots nearby to Federation hall. (free parking is available in lots J, S and V) The cost is $32.00 per person which covers the meal, the speakers and parking.  The bar is open for the purchase of drinks. 

    For this banquet in October 2018 two long-standing programs will be highlighted. First, Dr. Daniel Younger will talk on the history of the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization. This will be followed by Dr. Paul Eagles talking on the history of the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018.

    Please register for this event on Ticketfi, which can be reached from the UWRA retirees website. The room being used in Federation Hall has a seating limit of 72, so this is the limit for registrations for the event.

    This is a catered event, so the number of attendees must be provided to U of W catering one week ahead of the luncheon date. New registrations or cancellations cannot be accepted within that week.

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