Your voice starts here

The UW Staff Association provides members with:

  • A voice in University decision making
  • Protection under University of Waterloo policies
  • Confidential support and advocacy
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Grants and scholarships
  • Group discounts and corporate memberships
  • Events and other ways to connect
  1. Sep. 18, 2023Bill 124 salary adjustment announced
    Beyond 1%

    From UWSA President Agata Jagielska

  2. Sep. 10, 2023Call for Nominations: UWSA Directors and President
    Join the team! A diverse group of cartoon people in a huddle.

    The UWSA Governance and Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for:

  3. Aug. 2, 2023How well do you know the UWSA? Take our quiz to find out!

    The contest is over but the quiz is still open. Give it a shot to find out how well you know your Staff Association!

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  1. Oct. 12, 2023Area Reps Meeting + Meet the Candidates for the 2023 UWSA Election
    Meet the candidates for UWSA director and president

    The October 2023 Area Representatives meeting is dedicated to showcasing the candidates for UWSA director and president in this year's election.

    As a UWSA member, you are invited to attend this meeting, even if you are not a representative. The purpose of the Area Representatives committee is to exchange information about current issues facing staff at UW and to keep an open line of communication between the UWSA leadership and staff members across the University. 

    The full agenda will be posted soon.

  2. Oct. 18, 2023Fall 2023 2SLGBTQIA+ Faculty and Staff Social

    The Fall 2023 2SLGBTQIA+ Faculty and Staff Social will take place on Wednesday October 18 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the same location as in the summer: the second-floor foyer outside the 1689 lecture theater in the Lyle Hallman/BC Matthews building (near the Starbucks in that building, but on the floor above). As before, the event will be quite visible and the invitation is for 2SLGBTQIA+ faculty and staff, not for allies at this time.

  3. Oct. 25, 2023Games @ Lunch
    Three cartoon people sitting around a coffee table playing a game.

    All staff are invited to our first Games @ Lunch event! Drop in for a quick visit or stay for the full hour to meet some colleagues and have some fun!

    Games, snacks, and refreshments will be available but staff are also welcome to bring their own. 

    Registration is encouraged but not required.

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  1. Aug. 29, 2023How well do you know the UWSA?
    The banner image for the UWSA trivia contest with

    So far, 354 people have taken our UWSA quiz and the results have been very interesting. We thought we’d share some of the facts that UWSA members collectively knew best—and didn’t know.

    But first: Congratulations to Jennifer Murray and Sarah Landy on winning the prize draw. We hope you enjoy your Canada’s Wonderland visit and gift card!

  2. July 11, 2023President’s update: July 2023

    Here’s what UWSA staff and representatives are working on this month, including campus safety, progress on the Bill 124 salary settlement adjustment, ways to get involved with the UWSA, and recently funded programs for staff.

  3. June 12, 2023President’s update: June 2023

    Here’s what UWSA staff and representatives are working on this month, what’s happening with the board of directors, and more:

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