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WUSA applauds swift action of provincial government on student debt relief 

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 11:30 | Written By: Matthew Gerrits

In a press conference held Wednesday, the Government of Ontario confirmed that the provincial portion of student loans would see a suspension similar to that of the federal government. This action will mean affordability through this crisis to...

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COVID-19 Update: Notice of changes to WUSA General Meeting

Friday, March 20, 2020 - 09:30 | Written By: Michael Beauchemin

Hi Warriors, I hope you’re all staying safe and healthy with all that’s going on around us! Each year, Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) holds a Winter General Meeting at which all students are able to give general direction as to...

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COVID-19 Update: WUSA/GSA Student Health Plan

Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 09:45 | Written By: Seneca Velling

On behalf of the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association (WUSA) and the Graduate Student Association (GSA), we’d like to share some important information about your WUSA/GSA Health & Dental Plan as it relates to the coronavirus (COVID-19)....


WUSA applauds Canadian government for student debt relief  

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 11:45 | Written By: Matthew Gerrits

Today, one day after requesting that the Canadian government suspend student loan payments, Justin Trudeau announced in a press conference that an interest-free, 6-month suspension of student loan payments will begin at the end of this month.  WUSA...


Statement Re: Ezra on St. Patrick's Day

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 16:30 | Written By: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association

With the known and rapidly growing global risks of COVID-19, we want to be explicit, going to Ezra Avenue or participating in other unsanctioned public gatherings to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day is irresponsible. We are committed to the wellbeing of...


WUSA Student Update on COVID-19 

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 11:45 | Written By: Michael Beauchemin

Hello Warriors,  We know students are concerned with the developments of COVID-19 and are eager to know how the University of Waterloo will respond. While confirmed cases in the Waterloo Region remain few and risk remains low, it is a good time to...

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Cultural Caravan is coming!

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 11:15 | Written By: Aiju Chau

Cultural Caravan is back! Presented by WUSA, this annual showcase is a celebration of our diverse student population and the many cultures that make up the University of Waterloo. The free event is open to all members of the campus community,...

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Your by-election results are in!

Monday, March 9, 2020 - 09:00 | Written By: Katherine Bradshaw

Undergrads! Your by-election results are in. Congratulations to all those elected! WUSA Students' Council - Arts Jairo Yanez (Team Lex) Aryan Narang (Team STAR) Rebecca Dragusin  Manas Suri (Beeba Bois) The Elections & Referenda Committee...

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Celebrating the women in your life: International Women's Day 2020

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 15:30 | Written By: Sabrina Guillen

Today is International Women's Day! This is an important day of celebration that recognizes, appreciates and highlights the extraordinary women in your own lives and around the world. International Women's Day is instrinctly woven into the history...

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Ezra task force report presented to Waterloo council

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 08:15 | Written By: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association

WUSA is pleased to announce that the Unsanctioned Public Gatherings Task Force’s report was received by the Waterloo City Council on Sunday. While not every element of the document is ideal for students, it represents a balanced and multi-...

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WUSA UPass Rebate coming this week!

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 09:00 | Written By: Seneca Velling

We know those of you affected by the recent GRT strike are eagerly awaiting an update on your UPass refunds. We’re happy to let you know we have one for you! A big thank you to UW Student Financial Services for going above and beyond to make...

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Student Voices on Sexual Violence release data results

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 13:00 | Written By: Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association

Content warning: References to sexual violence, including sexual violence perpetrated at the University of Waterloo  On February 27, the Council of Ontario Universities released in-depth data from the Student Voices on Sexual Violence survey. The...