Secretariat & Office of General Counsel


The Secretariat & Office of General Counsel (SOGC) is responsible for supporting the University of Waterloo in its mission by providing guidance and professional legal support to University of Waterloo governing bodies, their committees and councils, and to senior University officers on all governance, policy and operational issues which might affect the institution.

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  1. Sept. 22, 2016Canadian Association of University Solicitors

    Sian Williams, Senior Legal Counsel, and Logan Atkinson, General Counsel, attended the annual meetings of the Canadian Association of University Solicitors held in Cape Breton from 15-17 September.  Prominent on the program were legal responsibility during crisis management and overseeing risky research activities.


  2. Sept. 15, 2016United Way

    The offices of the President, Provost and Secretariat & General Counsel invite you to stop by and visit our “Fresh Market”  booth and help support the United Way. Stop by the Student Life Centre Courtyard  4 October from 11am to 2pm, and pick up a bag of fresh veggies or fruit for $3.00 or enjoy a bag of popcorn for $1.00. We look forward to seeing you there!

  3. Sept. 15, 2016Revisions to Policy 29 - Smoking

    There have been recent revisions to Policy 29 - Smoking. For more information please see the most recent Policy Post.

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