Friday, June 18, 2021

MOA Consultation Sessions announced

Mark your calendar

Friday, June 11, 2021

MOA committee has reached agreement in principle with the University

As announced at our June 10 Area Reps meeting, the University of Waterloo Staff Association is excited to share that the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) committee has reached the agreement in principle stage with the University. This means that UWSA is now able to share the MOA draft (pdf) with staff.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

WCC seeks feedback through survey

The Writing and Communication Centre (WCC) is engaging in an external review to ensure that our mandate and services are meeting the needs of members of the University. They would appreciate hearing from you, as University staff, to learn about your knowledge of and experiences with the WCC.  

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Spring 2021 Waterloo Staff Virtual Equity Circle Conversations

Staff Virtual Equity Circle Conversations will continue

The UWSA is happy to announce that the Staff Virtual Equity Circle Conversations will continue in Spring 2021.

With increasing awareness of diversity, equity, and inclusion issues at Waterloo, in our community, and globally, there is recognition that staff 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

Monday, May 31, 2021

Hear tributes in honour of Feridun Hamdullahpur's decade of impact

The University of Waterloo's sixth president and vice-chancellor, Feridun Hamdullahpur, has left an indelible mark on our institution.

In honour of Feridun’s decade of impact, we invite you to join us for a live, online event featuring tributes from at home and around the world.

Monday, May 31st from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. (ET)

Friday, May 14, 2021

Bike security on campus expanding

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Member uses SEG to learn how to publish a children's book

Matthew Fries, IQC provided this report as part of the process to receive his Staff Enhancement Grant, awarded in January 2021. 


The course I took was called Publishing Your Children’s Book: How to Write and Pitch Young Adult, Middle Grade, and Picture Book Manuscripts. It was provided by Writers Digest University, and it involved three parts:

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Staff interested in becoming a Responding to Disclosure trainer invited to info sessions

Second phase of the Responding to Disclosure train-the-trainer program starts soon

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO) is excited to invite employees at the University of Waterloo to participate in the second phase of the Responding to Disclosure train-the-trainer program!

Thursday, April 22, 2021

GoodLife offering free fitness classes and anniversary contest

April Fit Tip

Here's an opportunity for UW staff members to register for FREE Virtual Group Fitness Classes taking place this month, as well as a link to register for an amazing 42nd Anniversary Celebration contest with great prizes.

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