We're here to help you succeed

We believe success looks different to everyone and there isn’t one right answer. We're here to help you find your way. 

The Student Success Offices provides academic and personal development services, resources for international students, as well as study abroad and exchange support. We work closely with campus partners to create a vibrant experience for students from their first days at Waterloo, right to convocation. 

  1. Mar. 31, 2017Grand River Transit workers set to strike Monday

    A Grand River Transit labour disruption is looking likely for Monday, April 3, beginning at 5:00 a.m.

    Unifor Local 4304, which includes GRT bus operators, dispatchers, mechanics and service attendants, did not ratify the terms of a new contract that had been recommended by the Unifor bargaining committee. Read the announcements on the GRT site.

    According to the Region of Waterloo, the following services will be affected:

  2. Mar. 6, 2017Waste changes are coming to Waterloo Region

    Starting March 6th, the Region of Waterloo is changing the way that waste is collected. To ensure your garbage is collected properly and to keep our community and neighbourhoods clean, please review the following information.

  3. Feb. 7, 2017Proposed Tuition Fees at Board of Governors meeting

    Proposed tuition fees for 2017/18 and 2018/19 will be presented at the Board of Governors meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in Needles Hall room 3407.

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  1. Sep. 11, 2017SLP: Principles of Leadership (Sept 2017)

    Leadership has been described as 'evolving self-discovery' – we LEARN leadership through experience, feedback, reflection, role models, theory and discovering our passions and goals.

  2. Sep. 12, 2017SLP: Communication and leadership styles (Sept 2017)

    Leadership requires us to connect with others and every leader has their distinct way of adapting their communication. Do you have a variety of communication and leadership styles?

  3. Sep. 14, 2017Get This Term Started!

    Do you need help getting started or planning how to use your time effectively? In this workshop you will learn how to map out your important dates, build a weekly or daily schedule and create a plan for this term that will work for you.

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  1. July 27, 2017Getting involved and standing outEmily helping a student in a workshop.

    In today’s competitive atmosphere, it’s no surprise that many students are trying to find ways to develop new skill sets to succeed. Especially in an environment like Waterloo, flooding with overachievers and innovators, students often find themselves searching for opportunities to help them stand out against others.

  2. July 13, 2017Building the bridge from Waterloo to the worldiBASE volunteers and students.

    Learning comes in many different shapes and forms. Some students learn best through reading, some learn best through group study sessions, and some may learn best through hands-on experience. With exams coming up, it’s important to note that everyone has different learning styles and the University of Waterloo offers a plethora of resources for students to learn, grow, and thrive within their environment.

  3. July 11, 2017Summer hotspots in the region near youElora Gorge.

    With exams coming up, it’s important to take some time out for yourself; basking in the sun and enjoying fun hobbies as much as possible, especially before you’re stuck in a cubicle with your nose in a book all day. UWaterloo students tend to stay in the campus bubble during this busy time, but remember that this city holds some amazing spots nearby for the leisure time that you need and deserve!

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