Thursday, May 5, 2022

New term, new options to support your success

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As you continue your transition back to in-person learning and on-campus experiences for the spring 2022 term, the Student Success Office (SSO) will offer a variety of services and resources in a hybrid model to best meet your needs.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Pre-entry tests not required for fully vaccinated travellers to Canada

Starting April 1, 2022, pre-entry tests are no longer required for fully vaccinated travellers entering Canada. Please see our COVID-19 Information FAQ on preparing to enter Canada as a student.

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET)

The Government of Canada has created a new temporary resident pathway for Ukrainian nationals and their families called Canada-Ukraine authorization for emergency travel (CUAET). Visit the Government of Canada’s website for an overview of all immigration measures for people affected by the war in Ukraine.

Friday, March 4, 2022

Considerations before taking a leave from studies as an international student

Student with face mask in classroom

As an international student in Canada, to stay in compliance with your study permit conditions, you must actively pursue studiesNon-compliance can result in negative consequences imposed by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC).

Thursday, February 3, 2022

We're Here to Help

Students standing in front of Waterloo buildings

For many of you, February 7 will be the first time you step foot on Waterloo’s main campus. To provide support and a warm welcome back to campus, the Student Success Office is relaunching the Here to Help campaign and will offer wayfinding events during the weeks of February 7 and February 28.

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Supporting student success through a change of plans

The Student Success Office (SSO) will begin the winter 2022 term offering a variety of services and resources remotely. Connect with us online through our Live Chat Monday to Friday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. 

Thursday, December 23, 2021

2021 University closure details for the holiday break

winter campus photo

The University is officially closed for the holiday break on Friday, December, 24 through to Monday, January 3, 2022, with operations resuming on Tuesday, January 4, 2022.

The co-op term begins on Tuesday, January 4, with classes and lectures set to begin online (with some exceptions) beginning Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

Monday, November 15, 2021

Celebrating International Education Week

Celebrate International Education Week.

From November 15-19, the University of Waterloo will highlight the merits of international education by celebrating International Education Week (#IEW2021). At the Student Success Office (SSO), we see this week as an opportunity to highlight the value of international education for the whole campus community, specifically the way it fosters global connections. This November, discover the many virtual and on-campus events taking place and how the SSO can help you make global connections all year round. 

Friday, October 1, 2021

Ready to add some adventure to your degree? Apply for exchange!

Going abroad can add value to your degree, help you learn a new language, develop skills, and expand your world view. Get started today! Applications to go on exchange during summer/fall 2022 and winter/spring 2023 are now open on Waterloo Passport. Apply before November 1 at 3:59 p.m. to be considered in the first round of matching and be entered to win your exchange application fee

Monday, September 13, 2021

Our fall term services

The Student Success Office (SSO) will be open to students on campus this fall while continuing to offer a variety of services and resources online.