Student success resources to help reach your goals

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Whether you're just getting started at Waterloo, looking to improve your study skills, want to develop your leadership style, need immigration advice, or are dreaming of an international excursion, we’ve got your back. Because the success of every student — at university, in life and into the future — is our priority.

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  1. Sep. 5, 20235 ways to boost your learning this term

    Feeling mixed emotions about the new term? That’s normal. It can be exciting and overwhelming. One way to ease the pressure is to seek out support before you even need it. That’s where learning support from the Student Success Office can help.

  2. Aug. 1, 2023Marking and assessment boycott at United Kingdom universities

    An ongoing labour dispute is currently affecting universities in the United Kingdom (UK) and may affect students planning to go to the UK on exchange in the fall 2023 term.

  3. July 30, 2023IRCC requires multi-factor authentication for user accounts

    Starting July 31, 2023, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will require multi-factor authentication for users logging into their accounts through GCKey.

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  1. Sep. 25, 2023Social Insurance Number (SIN) - Fall 2023

    Join a representative from Service Canada to learn more about your Canadian Social Insurance Number (SIN).  This session will outline what a SIN is, why it is needed, how to protect yourself from fraud, and will also explain the process for applying for a SIN online.   

  2. Sep. 27, 2023Get Set for Success workshop

    Feeling nervous about managing your time? Want some help setting goals so you can make the most of your term? Start the term strong by attending this workshop.We will help you review and understand course expectations, evaluate and set up your study space, and review strategies to help you manage all of your personal and academic commitments.  

  3. Sep. 28, 2023Foundations of Tutoring workshop

    Know students who are tutors or peer mentors? Encourage them to participate in our Foundations of Tutoring workshop. This session will provide new tutors and peer mentors with strategies to support students who may be having a difficult time navigating their academic transition. 

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