Senate By-Election
WUSA is currently undergoing a governance review. There will be a Special General Meeting on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 to ratify a temporary bylaw amendment to permit the extension of the governing year.
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WUSA is one of the most active and influential student associations in Canada, and our Students’ Council & Senate members act as representatives and are the voice of uWaterloo undergrads.

Important Dates - Special General Meeting

WUSA will hold a Special General Meeting via Microsoft Teams on Tuesday, 1 February 2022 at 5PM EST to ratify a temporary bylaw amendment to permit the extension of the governing year, as part of the ongoing governance review process (details below). Members are invited to submit proposals for consideration at the meeting by emailing AND no later than Wednesday, 12 January 2022 at 11:59PM EST. 

If you can't attend, notify your Student's Councillor and they can arrange a proxy for you.

Nominee Resources

Know a social advocate who would make an awesome leader? Or do YOU want to drive change that affects the lives of students at uWaterloo and across Canada?  


Have specific questions about running for a WUSA Governance position? Email for more info and to chat with one of our current Exec directly. 

Feel free to reach out to your CRO for any questions we didn’t answer on this page! 

Voting Information

Whether you’re on campus or off campus, we’ve made voting simple.

  • During the voting period, you can vote online at; or
  • This year all voting will be done online, no public in-person polling stations are available. If you are unable to vote online, please contact Chief Returning Officer (CRO) to discuss alternative ways of voting.

We use a ranked voting system for a fair and more representative election.

Allegations & Appeals

An Allegation is an accusation made that a candidate has done something wrong during the Election period. Allegations are in place to ensure that procedures are being followed and the election is fair. Candidates are disqualified if they reach 11 points - check out point values in Elections & Referenda Procedures in the WUSA library.

Appeals are requests from the alleged to change the Elections and Referenda Officer’s (ERO) official decision.

Find violation complaint and appeal forms, and view allegations on the Allegations & Appeals page, during active elections and/or referendums.

Allegations & Appeals