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GRT U-Pass Program: Everything You Need To Know

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 (All day) | Written By: WUSA

WUSA has partnered closely with GRT (Grand River Transit) to bring back the UPass to all UWaterloo undergrads in the Waterloo Region this fall. We have worked hard to ensure that fees are reasonable for you, UWaterloo students. While a regular fee...

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Bike Centre Fall Closure

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 15:45 | Written By: WUSA

Due to unforeseen circumstances with staffing and challenges remaining with the facility from the spring term, the Bike Centre will unfortunately be closed for the remainder of the fall term. We will be taking this time to review our current...

The Federal Election 2021 What you need to know

Federal Election ‘21 Platform Analysis

Sunday, September 12, 2021 - 00:15 | Written By: Matthew Gerrits

With the release of the Liberal platform on the 1st of September, the three biggest Canadian political parties now all have public platforms. WUSA refrains from making endorsements on federal candidates, but we can still highlight to you the...

SLC/PAC Expansion

SLC/PAC Expansion opens to students

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 15:15 | Written By: WUSA

Warriors, we are incredibly excited to share with you the news that the newly expanded Student Life Centre (SLC) and Physical Activities Complex (PAC) is now OPEN! That's right, after over five years of plans, renderings, construction, and many...

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Fees Updates

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 14:00 | Written By: Meghana Anthannagari

You’ve probably noticed some changes to your fall ’21 term bill related to student fees. Here we’re breaking down WUSA’s move to a compulsory fees model. This will reduce total costs to you, make fees easier to understand while adding more...

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WUSA Sustainability Project: Reflections on Spring 2021

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 12:30 | Written By: Michelle Angkasa

  This month, I’m wrapping up my tenure as WUSA’s first Sustainability Commissioner. In the past few weeks, I’ve reflected a lot on how far the WUSA Sustainability Project (WSP) has come, and what we’ve been able to accomplish as a service.    ...

WUSA Supports Mandatory Vaccination on Campus

WUSA Supports Mandatory Vaccination on Campus

Thursday, August 12, 2021 - 15:15 | Written By: WUSA

Post-secondary institutions have been, and remain, a vital part of Canada and Ontario’s recovery from the Covid19 pandemic. Since the start of the pandemic, Waterloo, Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA), and members of our communities...

WUSA Annual Plan 2021-2022

WUSA Annual Plan 2021-2022

Friday, August 6, 2021 - 13:45 | Written By: WUSA

We are excited to share the WUSA Annual Plan for the 2021/2022 Session.  This document has been prepared by your WUSA Executive Team and approved by the Governance Committee to outline our goals for the year.  The plan is organized into six...

Fees Update

WUSA Fees Update

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 11:45 | Written By: WUSA

Hey Warriors,  We’ve got an update for you on fees for the Fall 2021 term. To make fees easier to understand, introduce a more transparent fee structure, and reduce total cost to you, WUSA fees will move to a compulsory model.  After changing to...


SLC Power Shutdown

Monday, July 12, 2021 - 13:45 | Written By: WUSA

What is happening?   There will be Power Shutdown occurring affecting the Student Life Centre. As a result, WUSA IT infrastructure will also be shutdown.  When is this happening?  July 16th 7:00pm – July 17th 9:00pm  What will be...

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WUSA 2021 Accessibility Report

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 11:00 | Written By: WUSA

The University of Waterloo’s Accessibility Services strives to provide accommodations and help students with their accessibility requirements. To confirm students are happy with the services provided by the accessibility department, WUSA conducted...

Studentcare 2020-2021 Health and Dental Plan Opt-Out Opportunity for International Students

Studentcare Opt-Out Opportunity for International Students

Monday, July 5, 2021 - 15:45 | Written By: WUSA

Here at WUSA, we’re always aiming to improve your student experience while keeping the costs low. Our partners at Studentcare agree that international students who were not in Canada at any point since 1 September 2020 and have not been able to...