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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Campus mourns loss of student

Jonathan Campbell Bennett, a fourth-year Architecture student was fatally hit by a car while riding his bicycle in Rome on November 21.

"Our hearts go out to Jonathan’s family, and the University is doing everything it can to support them at this time. Students, staff and faculty in Architecture have all been informed of Jonathan’s untimely passing," said Anne Bordeleau, Director of Waterloo's School of Architecture.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Scam Alert - Kidnapping scam targeting Chinese students in Canada

Media outlets, as well as Toronto and Hamilton Police Services, are warning Chinese students in Canada about a recent scam. Victims of this scam have been found safe and, as far as we know, Waterloo students have not been targeted. However, we encourage students to be aware.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

There's still time to apply for an exchange

Want to go on exchange during fall 2018 and/or winter 2019? Apply via Waterloo Passport now and the Global Learning Coordinators will place you with a host institution in the second round of placements. 

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Canadian immigration changes permanent residents and international students should know

The Government of Canada has recently made some significant changes to its regulations. These changes will affect students who are seeking Canadian citizenship and international undergraduate students who may still be eligible for inclusion as a dependant on a parent's Permanent Residence application.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Schedule change for Fall Break study days

There are no classes during Fall Break study days on Tuesday, October 10 and Wednesday, October 11, 2017. Please be aware of schedule changes for the Thursday and Friday following the break. 

  • Thursday, October 12 - classes will follow the Tuesday schedule 
  • Friday, October 13 - classes will follow the Wednesday schedule.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Start planning for an international exchange

Applications to go on exchange during Spring 2018, Fall 2018 and Winter 2019, are scheduled to open on Waterloo Passport on October 1, 2017.

Undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in going abroad while studying at Waterloo are encouraged to begin researching options now. With over 100+ partner institutions around the world, there are many opportunities to explore. 

Friday, March 31, 2017

Grand 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:

Monday, March 6, 2017

Waste 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.

What is changing?

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Proposed 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.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Help keep campus healthy!

From Health Services

Winter vomiting illnesses (gastroenteritis) are a common occurrence during the colder months of the year. You can help prevent the spread of illness and keep our campus healthy by reading the following tips.

What is gastroenteritis?