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.

  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. June 27, 2017SLP: Communication and leadership styles (June 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?

  2. June 28, 2017Learn Widget for Portal - Student Consultation Group

    Join us for an exclusive walk through of Portal’s newest widget: Learn. That’s right, after numerous requests, the Portal team has successfully integrated Portal with the Learn system and wants your suggestions on how we can customize it to your needs.

    We'll provide you with free refreshments and add $10 to your WatCard for your participation.

    Note: This session is open to 20 participants only. 

  3. June 29, 2017SLP: Global intelligence (June 2017)

    How does the power of diversity create better groups/teams? How are diversity and motivation linked?

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  1. June 22, 2017Recognizing the Indigenous Peoples of Canada

    On June 21, not only did we celebrate the summer solstice, but we also celebrated a very important occasion: National Aboriginal Day (note: the Canadian Federal Government intends to change the name from National Aboriginal Day to National Indigenous Day).

  2. June 15, 2017Five tips on managing your student budget

    With bluer skiers and sunnier days, it becomes a lot easier to spend frivolously and lose sight of your budget. Let’s face it, once summertime rolls around, we’re all heading to our favourite patios, attending music festivals, and planning vacations. Summer activities come with high costs, and managing these costs can be overwhelming while on a student budget.

    Here are five tips on how you can have a great summer while also maintaining your budget.

  3. June 13, 2017Perfecting your pitchStudents gathered for a UW Toastmasters meeting.

    Mark Twain once said, “There are two types of speakers: those that are nervous and those that are liars.”

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