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We encourage you to contact us with your questions or concerns.

  1. Nov. 25, 2020Alliance creating change
    black and gold poster announcing alliance

    Our Waterloo Warriors announced a new group focused on change and eliminating racism on our campus and in our world on November 20. Their first session will take place on November 25. 

    The Alliance is a progressive  group of  University of Waterloo staff and students working together to use their voices and platforms to create change within the Waterloo network.

  2. Nov. 10, 2020Announcement of the UWSA 2020 election results

    2020 election results

    We are excited to welcome new additions to the UWSA Board of Directors as they bring their expertise and knowledge to the table, while helping further the UWSA mission to represent the interests of UW Staff. 

    Joe Allen, UWSA Chief Returning Officer presented the 2020 election report at the UWSA Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, October 29, 2020.  The following candidates were successful in their bids for election:

  3. Nov. 4, 2020Red ribbons installed on campus bridge

    Bridge: Honouring the Lives of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two Spirit People has become an annual installation since 2016 for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence at the University of Waterloo.

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  1. Nov. 28, 2020Online cookie decorating class

    Holiday-themed cookie decorating class!   

    Mark your calendars! Fun for the whole family! 

    What is it? Online Cookie Decorating class – private class for UWSA. It will be run in a private Facebook group by Chrissie Boon of Icing Inspirations – a local family-run business. The class will also be available to watch at your leisure after the event.

    When? November 28 1-4 pm

    Cost? $25

  2. Dec. 4, 2020Columbia Sportswear sale for members
    poster describing columbia employee store sale

    Last chance for members to shop at the Employee Store this year

    December 4, 2020 to January 3, 2021 only


    Take an additional 20% off select Doorbusters. 


  3. Dec. 6, 2020Winterfest Toys

    Winterfest 2020

    Santa may have to social distance, but that doesn't mean he won't bring his sack full of toys this year! We have organized a drive-through for attendees so that they may pick up their gifts from Santa! 

    Sunday, December 6, 2020

    1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

    Columbia Icefield gravel parking lot.  

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UWSA acknowledges that we work on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River. 

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