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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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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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BREAKING: Student Choice Initiative Court Ruling

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:45 | Written By: Michael Beauchemin

WATERLOO, ON – Friday, November 22, 2019 

On November 21, 2019, the Divisional Court of Ontario ...

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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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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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Making a little go a long way

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 09:30 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

What is the SRP?

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Elections 2019: What now?

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 16:00 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

Finally, it’s all over and done. If you were one of the roughly 17.9 million Canadians that cast their ballots either on Election Day or ahead of time in advance polling, you were there to have your voice heard.

Michael Beauchemin, WUSA President

Fall 2019 General Meeting Highlights

Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 15:45 | Written By: Erin Kuepfer

On Tuesday of this week, WUSA hosted the annual Fall General Meeting in the SLC Great Hall. General meetings provide an opportunity for undergraduate students to give our input on decisions and ideas that directly affect us.

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