Thursday, December 9, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Marilyn Thompson, Associate Provost, Human Resources and Kate Windsor, Director of Safety will give a presentation: Return to Steady State

Sunday, December 5, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Come out and celebrate UWSA's 33rd annual Winterfest with your family, friends and co-workers

Winterfest activities:

Thursday, November 11, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

The next Area Rep meeting is being held on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Noon online through MS Teams.

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Thursday, October 28, 2021 — 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT

Your voice starts here!

We are excited to welcome all UWSA members to the UWSA Annual General Meeting:

Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021

Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Location: Teams - click here to join meeting

Annual General Meeting Documents:

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

As discussed at the last Area Reps meeting, the UWSA Board of Directors will be bringing an updated By-law to the Annual General Meeting for Member approval.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

The next Area Rep meeting is being held on Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Noon online through MS Teams.

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Tuesday, September 28, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

What are your questions about COVID-19 vaccines? Send them to us, and then join us September 28 from 12:00 to 1:00 (or 1:30 if we need the time) to hear your questions answered.

We’ve heard from our members that they have vaccine-related questions. With so much information - and misinformation - out there, we’re grateful that Dr. Kelly Grindrod has agreed to help answer these questions.

Monday, September 27, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

Thinking about being part of the UWSA Board of Directors?

Call for Nominations end September 29, 2021 

Get Answers to your Questions at Information Sessions:

Thursday, September 23, 2021 from Noon until 1:00 p.m.

Location: Teams

Thursday, September 9, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

September’s Area Rep meeting welcomes Tara Sutton and Jermal Jones from the Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion (HREI) office to give an update on the Equity Survey. This survey is intended to gather data that will help identify equity gaps. The data will help develop future programs, services and policies to better meet the needs of UWaterloo employees and students.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo Staff Association (UWSA) is pleased to announce that we have reached a draft agreement in principle with the University of Waterloo (UW).

Thursday, July 15, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

We've added an Area Rep meeting to this year's calendar in order to welcome Vivek Goel, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waterloo as of July 1, 2021. There will be time for a Q&A. If you would like to submit your questions ahead of the meeting, please send them to Chair Wendy de Gomez.

Monday, July 12, 2021 — 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo Staff Association (UWSA) is pleased to announce that we have reached a draft agreement in principle with the University of Waterloo (UW).

Thursday, June 24, 2021 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo Staff Association (UWSA) is pleased to announce that we have reached a draft agreement in principle with the University of Waterloo (UW).

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

The University of Waterloo Staff Association (UWSA) is pleased to announce that we have reached a draft agreement in principle with the University of Waterloo (UW).

Thursday, June 10, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

This month's Area Rep meeting welcomes Dr. Feridun Hamdullaphur, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waterloo to pay tribute to his time serving at UWaterloo. UWSA Area Reps have enjoyed a close relationship with this President over the years, welcoming him to many meetings and appreciating his approachable style. Now it's time to say goodbye with one last Q&A. 

Thursday, May 13, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

Joan Kennedy, Compensation and Benefits Analyst, will be presenting "Understanding Staff Salary Increases at the May Area Rep meeting

Speaker Bio:

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
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Adult colouring books are a popular stress reduction tool. Come and learn how to make your own! This awesome technique combines meditative brain states with personal expression, focus and play to provide you with a power tool for relaxation, stress reduction, and expressing your creativity. Absolutely ZERO artistic skills, ability or knowledge are needed. Bring your family, and your sense of playfulness and enjoy this full “play” shop! 

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT
Tuesday, March 30, 2021 — 1:00 PM EDT

3 secrets to working healthier & happier from home that everybody needs to know

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 — 3:30 AM EDT

The University of Waterloo Staff Association (UWSA) is happy to announce an opportunity for UWSA members to discuss and explore issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

With increasing awareness of theses issues at Waterloo, in our community, and globally, there is recognition that UWSA members could benefit from opportunities for learning/discussion. Facilitating these discussions, may also help support members equity, inclusion, and belonging work in their various roles at Waterloo and in the community.

What to Expect

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

Understanding Your Taxes

Join tax experts Jessica Josevski and Linda Cook from Roth Mosey Chartered Professional Accountants for a virtual seminar as they share insightful tips to assist with your tax returns. 

When: Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Friday, March 12, 2021 — 4:19 PM EST

The Columbia Sportswear Retail Team is thrilled to announce that the Employee Store is reopening, following the lift of the provincial stay at home order.

University of Waterloo Staff Association members have exclusive access to the Columbia Sportswear Employee Store from March 12th - April 5th only! 

Thursday, March 11, 2021 — 12:00 PM EST
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What is W3+ ?

Friday, February 19, 2021 — 3:30 PM EST

Cooking & wine pairing classes

UWSA is offering a two-part virtual cooking & wine pairing class. 

This would make a great gift to share with someone you love!

Thursday, February 11, 2021 — 12:00 PM EST

Do you have questions about COVID-19 vaccines? 

Dr. Kelly Grindrod is guest speaker at the next monthly meeting for Area Reps. 

Dr. Grindrod is an expert on vaccines and her advice on the COVID-19 vaccines have been sought by media, such as CTV Kitchener lately.

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