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TEDxUW 2021: 2020 Vision

UW hosted a free, virtual TEDx event on Saturday, Feb. 19 that featured a wide array of speakers on various subjects. Kate Bendall, a...

WUSA governing year extended, quorum reduced by half

At a Special General Meeting on Feb. 1, University of Waterloo students voted to extend WUSA’s governing year until no later than Sept. 1...

Students question UW’s pandemic compensation strategy

On Feb. 4, undergraduate students from the University of Waterloo received a memo stating that students would be partially compensated for pandemic-induced costs. The message...

UW student, Madeline Schizas, competes in the Beijing Olympics.

Madeline Schizas, a first-year undergrad student at the University of Waterloo, is currently participating in the 2022 winter Beijing Olympics in figure skating.  Schizas, native...

UW redeploys employees to volunteer for region

On Jan. 19, University of Waterloo faculty and staff received a message from Vivek Goel, president and vice-chancellor, formally asking UW employees to consider...

UW joins Academics without Borders

On Jan. 26, the University of Waterloo announced that it is joining universities and colleges across Canada in the Academics Without Borders (AWB) Network.   The...

Healthy eating at UW

Healthy eating as a student can be difficult. Students are probably familiar with the term “Freshman 15,” referring to the significant weight gain often...

UW opens new aquatic threats research facility

The University of Waterloo has opened a new facility to study the impact of climate change and other stressors on aquatic organisms. The development...

Are students ready for a full transition to in-person learning?

In an email sent to University of Waterloo students and staff on Jan. 21, Vivek Goel, president and vice-chancellor, UW, announced a transition to...

Registration opens for “Elevating Voices of Food Insecurity” workshop

All BIPOC students are encouraged to apply for this workshop. To learn more, please visit the Wellness Collaborative website. The deadline for applications is...