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Get Active at the Chilly Dog Run

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 16:15 | Written By: Justin Low

It’s time to come together for mental health awareness at University of Waterloo Mentor Assistance Through Educational Support (UW MATES) annual Chilly Dog Run! The event is a part of UW MATES’ efforts to communicate the importance of mental...

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Celebrating Chinese New Year

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 12:15 | Written By: Communications Assistant

For the past few years, UW Buddha's Light Community Club has organized a free shuttle bus service for UW students to celebrate Chinese New Year at Fo Guang Shan Temple in Toronto.  This year, the Chinese New Year Celebration event will be held at...

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Feds Elections Results

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 09:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

The Federation of Students (Feds) Elections closed last night following races for Science Councillor, Science Senator, and Senate-at-Large positions. All positions for Feds 2018-2019 Executive team were acclaimed, as were a number of Students’...

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Why Vote?

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Ayesha Masood

It’s February and that means two things here at University of Waterloo: winter is in full force and Feds Elections are underway! Candidates and incoming Executives chatted with students over freshly brewed coffee and pancakes at Brunch &...

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Board of Governors Updates and Outcomes

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Hannah Beckett, Andrew Clubine, Antonio Brieva

A predictable tuition framework for the 2018/2019 cohort of international students was passed at the University of Waterloo’s Board of Governors meeting on Feb.6, 2018 – marking a major win for Feds advocacy. Previously international students were...

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Spotlight: Katherine Sebben, Feds Elections Promotions and Event Coordinator

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 10:00 | Written By: Justin Low

What does it take to plan, organize and market Feds Elections events? Meet Katherine Sebben, Feds Elections Promotions and Event Coordinator. A fourth-year Arts and Business student majoring in French with an interest in event planning management...

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Get to Know Your Senate-at-Large Candidates!

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 14:30 | Written By: Ayesha Masood

Elections are on! Who will you choose to represent your voice at the table with faculty and administration at University of Waterloo Senate? (Wait, what’s Senate? Read more!) Three student leaders are running for the Senate-at-Large seat: Thomas...

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Student Legal Insurance: Your Input Needed!

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:30 | Written By: Justin Low

Have you ever needed legal support, but couldn't pursue it because of financial barriers? Or had a legal question you wanted answered? The Federation of Students (Feds) Legal Expense Coverage Survey gives University of Waterloo undergraduate...


Statement on Co-op Fee Increases from Students' Council

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 15:15 | Written By: Communications Assistant

January 22, 2018 From: Federation of Students’ Council To: University of Waterloo Undergraduate Students Dear students, The University of Waterloo’s Co-operative Education department (formerly CECA) has proposed a 2.8 per cent increase to the...

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How Is My Co-op Fee Spent?

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 12:15 | Written By: Hannah Beckett

Written by Hannah Beckett, Co-op Affairs Commissioner The Co-operative Education fee – more colloquially known as the “co-op fee” – has been a burning issue for students for many years. When the fee saw a significant increase last year, surpassing...

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Feds Elections Update

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 09:30 | Written By: Communications Assistant

Feds Elections nominations closed January 17 with a full slate of acclaimed Executives, a number of acclaimed council seats, and races for Science Council, Senate-at-Large and Science Senator. A candidate is said to be elected by acclamation if he...


Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? Help Make Textbooks Free!

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 13:15 | Written By: Andrew Clubine

Written by VP Education Andrew Clubine A new term can be exciting for some of us and daunting for others; but for all of us, a new set of classes means spending money – a lot of money – on new textbooks and course materials. It’s been well...