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. Jan. 7, 2019Winter term in full swing

    New and returning students begin classes and lectures today. Campus will be busy, but keep an eye out for faculty, staff, and student volunteers wearing yellow Here to Help buttons to answer your questions or help you find your class. 

  2. Jan. 2, 2019Welcome back!

    Campus operations have reopened this week in preparation for classes to start on Monday, January 7. 

    Here are additional details about available services on campus:

  3. Dec. 21, 2018University closure details for the holiday break

    The University is officially closed for the holiday break on Saturday, December, 22 through to Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

    Campus Police Services are available 24 hours a day during the break - in the event of an emergency call 519-888-4911.

    The Student Life Centre (SLC) will also be open throughout the holiday season and The Turnkey Desk (519-888-4434) will be staffed 24 hours a day with friendly Turnkeys to provide assistance to those who stay on campus.

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  1. Jan. 21, 2019Get your Social Insurance Number on campusGet your Social Insurance Number on campus

    On the last Friday of every month, Service Canada representatives will be on campus issuing and renewing Social Insurance Numbers for international students.

  2. Jan. 21, 2019Note taking in universityStudy Skills Workshop.

    Do you find note taking in class to be difficult or boring? Are your notes useful when the time comes to review? 

  3. Jan. 21, 2019Study strategies in ScienceStudent studying in the Science Teaching Complex.

    Have you ever written a test or exam and then were surprised or disappointed by the mark you had received? Do you try to memorize course material but not actually "learn" it or remember it later? In Science courses, it can be challenging to learn mass amounts of information and learn the material at a higher level of learning (that is being tested)!

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