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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. July 11, 2018Scam Alert - Virtual kidnapping scam targeting Chinese students

    The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Toronto is warning of a kidnapping scam targeting international students from China and Chinese Canadians. These incidents of telephone fraud, virtual kidnapping and extortion are happening in the Greater Toronto Area and across Canada. As far as we know Waterloo students have not been targeted, but we encourage students to be aware.

  2. July 4, 2018International Student Advising has changed its title

    As of today, International Student Advising in the Student Success Office has changed its title to Immigration Consulting. Service delivery has not been impacted. Immigration Consultants will continue to provide immigration consulting services free-of-charge to all international students. 

  3. June 20, 2018Immigration update on biometrics requirements

    Undergraduate and graduate students should note that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is planning to expand their biometrics process for temporary and permanent residence applications.

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  1. July 17, 2018SLP: New to a team

    Commitment to a shared vision or goal: open and honest communication: mutual respect and trust; most would agree that these are all qualities and characteristics of an effective team – but what if team members are new – what leadership style is needed?

  2. July 18, 2018SLP: Global intelligence

    What does "global citizen" mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment.

  3. July 19, 2018Test Taking Strategies

    Do you struggle with writing different types of tests in Science? Do you study and prepare before the test and then forget everything you have studied once you start the test?

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  1. July 12, 2018Glowing with prideRaised Pride flag at UWaterloo.

    June may officially be Pride Month, but every month can be full of the beautiful colours of Pride! As such, I talked to the current Service Coordinators at the Federation of Students’ Glow Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity at the University of Waterloo, Gabriella Verdone and Judy Liu, about what they do on campus year round. I hope this interview helps keep the conversation about LGBTQ+ Pride going!

  2. June 28, 2018How to celebrate Canada’s birthday in Waterloo RegionWoman dancing in front of Canadian flag.

    Canada turns 151 years old on Sunday, July 1, 2018! Canadian Confederation took place in 1867, and Canadians will be celebrating the country’s birthday everywhere this long weekend. Here’s how you can celebrate (for free) in Waterloo Region!

  3. June 15, 2018You @ Waterloo Day with future WarriorsTwo admitted Waterloo students at You @ Waterloo Day.

    On June 3, accepted and admitted students came from all over to attend You @ Waterloo Day and learn more about life in university. Armed with a camera and recorder, we got to know a couple of these future Warriors; their hopes and dreams for their first year and how they came to choose Waterloo.

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