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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. 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. July 25, 2017SLP: Sustainability and succession planning for leadership transitions (July 2017)

    Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

  2. July 26, 2017Test Preparation and Test Anxiety

    Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams? Do you find that you study really well for your first exam and the others do not get enough attention? If any of these statements describe you, come out to a workshop that will help you ‘Organize Your Time for Midterms and Exams.’ You will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams, how to minimize your stress around planning for exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

    Register on LEADS.

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  1. 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.

  2. 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!

  3. July 6, 2017Evolving from mentee to mentorMaddie Campbell

    John C. Maxwell once said, “Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” No matter who you are or where you come from, everybody wants the opportunity to show off their leadership chops.

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