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UPass FAQ

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 13:45 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

The arrival and return of students at the start of term can bring up questions about public transportation and using your UPass, so we put together a handy FAQ to address some of the most common issues and questions that come up!

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Taking the leap in Tucson

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 14:45 | Written By: Hannah Hill

When was the last time you too

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Students’ Council initiates undergraduate fees review

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 14:15 | Written By: Seneca Velling

On December 1, 2019, Students’ Council – your Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association’s governing body – voted to initiate a comprehensive review of undergraduate ancillary fees. This decision was made following considerable debate on how we...

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WUSA & GSA bring you expansions to mental health coverage

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 09:30 | Written By: Seneca Velling and Naima Samuel

We’re excited to announce additional mental health supports under your WUSA/GSA Health Plan coverage! The expanded coverage will make it easier for students to access mental health services where and when you need it, and from an increased number...

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Optional fees: make an informed decision

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 10:00 | Written By: Katherine Bradshaw

With the provincial government’s announcement of the Student Choice Initiative (SCI) earlier this year, some of your fees were made optional and deemed non-essential to your student experience.  

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WUSA advocacy brings pedestrian safety to UWaterloo 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 08:45 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

It’s early in the morning. Too early. You have class at 8:30 AM and less time to get there than you wanted. Hurriedly you get dressed, collect your things and leave. Your way to class is made up of a series of busy streets and intersections....

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Markham to Waterloo FedBus Break Down

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 16:30 | Written By: Katherine Bradshaw

On Sunday, November 17, 2019, the FedBus returning to Waterloo from Markham pulled over on the side of the highway, after sparks flew from the rear brakes.

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Uplifting messages to help you thrive

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 14:30 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

While university can often feel overwhelming and isolating, it can be good to hear that there are resources and others there to help. We believe good mental health is the first step to making a good student.

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2019 Mental Health Forum: Keeping the conversation going

Monday, November 11, 2019 - 14:00 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

2019 Thrive Week has come and gone, but its efforts to build positive mental health for UW students remains.

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UW Sleighs the Santa Claus Parade

Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 09:30 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

Halloween has come and gone, and now everyone’s favourite holiday is just around the corner… Christmas! And what better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by “sleighing” the annual KW Santa Claus parade?

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