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Connecting Graduate Students in Water Research

SWIGS (Students of the Water Institute, Graduate Section).

Students of the Water Institute, Graduate Section (SWIGS) promotes interdisciplinary water research across faculties and enhances the overall graduate student experience.

Membership is open to all University of Waterloo Graduate students with an interest in water-related issues

With over 400 students representing unique perspectives from all six faculties, members embrace and value an interdisciplinary approach to water research and learning.

Together, SWIGS and the Water Institute have established a number of social and educational initiatives, including:

Any and all interested in bettering their graduate experience are welcome.

Find out more at the SWIGS website or email SWIGS directly at