Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Co-op supervision and U-Waterloo

Co-op supervision and U-Waterloo

A message from the University of Waterloo Staff Association (UWSA) as seen on Daily Bulletin Nov. 27, 2018

As a member of the Waterloo community, you may have had concerns about the recognition and impact of the time and work you put into supervising co-op students. These concerns may apply to both what is written in your job description and within an interview setting when applying for supervisory roles.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Member benefits from SEG funding

Staff Enhancement Grant helps upgrade degree

by Lisa Brackenridge

Friday, October 26, 2018

Election results 2018

A message from newly-installed President Rose Vogt

The UWSA Board consists of nine (9) directors, some of whom hold the position of President, Past-President, President-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer.  Annually the President-Elect and two directors are elected to serve three-year terms.  Joe Allen, UWSA Chief Returning Officer, gave his report today at the UWSA Annual General Meeting.  The following candidates were successful in their bids for election.

Lawrence Folland, President-Elect.

Friday, October 5, 2018

UWSA election polls open Friday, October 5, 2018

Polls are Open - cast your votes at bottom of page

The electronic poll for the 2018 UWSA Election is open and will remain open until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2018.

You will need your WatIAM userid and password to submit your vote.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Bridge to 2020 Strategic Plan consultation phase

Join the conversation and help shape the University of Waterloo’s future.

What is happening?

The University is developing a new strategic plan. The planning process will establish the University’s overall direction and the plan will define Waterloo’s strategic priorities, goals, and objectives for 2020-2025.

The Bridge to 2020, Waterloo’s new strategic planning process, will build on the 2013-2018 strategic plan and will determine the University’s institutional direction. 

What has been done so far?

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Election 2018: Call for Nominations


The following positions take office at the

University of Waterloo Staff Association (UWSA)

Annual General Meeting on October 25, 2018


One Position at a three-year term:

President-Elect, November 2018 – October 2019

President, November 2019 – October 2020 (full-time release from UW role plus a stipend)

Past President, November 2020 – October 2021

Monday, September 10, 2018

Feminine hygiene dispensing service changes

Plant Operations working with Retail Services to provide vending machines

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Pension and benefits committee meets

Looking at employee benefits

A UW’s Pension and Benefits Committee meeting was held last week. Our consultant let us know that with the change in Ontario’s government, there might be some consequences to our pension plan. They’ll be monitoring this and will be reporting back. There were three very interesting reports included in the agenda.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

UWSA hosts info sessions on Salary Increases

Understanding staff salary increases

Thank you to members who attended the UWSA information session, “Understanding Salary Increases.”

Date: Thursday, June 21st

Time: 11:30am to 12:30pm

Room: STC 0040   

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Waterloo candidates to debate post-secondary education

Candidates Debate: Post-Secondary Education as a Provincial Priority

Local candidates will gather at Wilfrid Laurier University on Wednesday, May 16 to debate post-secondary issues in the lead-up to the June 7 provincial election. The debate will feature candidates for each major provincial political party and will be moderated by the CBC One radio host Craig Norris. The event is free and open to the public

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