News archive - 2018

Friday, December 21, 2018

University 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.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Opportunities for students to talk with President Hamdullahpur

There are two upcoming opportunities for student discussions with President Hamdullahpur:

1. President’s Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, November 21 at 10:30 a.m. in Fed Hall. Join the conversation and register today - open to the entire University of Waterloo community

Monday, November 5, 2018

Student input required for University's Strategic Plan - Bridge to 2020

Join the conversation to shape the University of Waterloo’s future. Strategic Plan consultation sessions continue into November. Visit the Bridge to 2020 website to register and to learn more about the strategic planning process and issue papers. 

Upcoming sessions:

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Ten things to know about cannabis at UWaterloo

Guided by provincial and federal legislation, and with a focus on the health and safety of the UWaterloo community, the Secretariat has published the University's Approach to Cannabis Legalization Q&A. Below are 10 things students should know about cannabis at UWaterloo:

Friday, September 28, 2018

Scam alert - Canada Revenue Agency phone scam

Please be aware of an ongoing phone scam targeting Canadians and international students. Across Canada, people are receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). These callers threaten to have students arrested or fired from a job if they do not give them money for unpaid income or immigration taxes. They may also transfer the phone call to individuals they claim are colleagues at the CRA, or police officers, who will also try and convince students to send money to avoid being arrested.