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WUSA Sustainability Update

Future Plans for the WUSA Sustainability Project

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 11:45 | Written By: Michelle Angkasa

I’ve just wrapped up my first term as WUSA’s Sustainability Commissioner and I’m excited to share some updates with you!  My first term in figures:  Number of completed or ongoing projects: 5   Number groups and students I met: 17 ...


Student Life Centre Scheduled Power Shutdown

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 10:30 | Written By: Pratik Patel

There will be a scheduled maintenance Power Shutdown occurring on Saturday May 29th from 8am until 8pm affecting the Student Life Centre.  Shutdown Window: Friday May 28th, 5:00 PM – Sunday May 30th, 12:00 PM  Total Hours – 43 hours  Here are the...


WUSA Responds to Israel Palestine Conflict

Friday, May 21, 2021 - 12:00 | Written By: WUSA

WUSA is saddened by the needless loss of lives in the recent Israel/Palestinian conflict and glad to see a ceasefire agreement has been reached.  We recognize many of our students are affected by this conflict. We acknowledge they are being...

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18+ and living in Ontario? Here’s how to book your COVID-19 vaccination

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 - 13:45 | Written By: WUSA

Last week, we shared news of the region of Waterloo’s extension of eligibility to pre-register for the Covid19 vaccine to adults 18+ living in high priority neighbourhoods. We are glad to share that welcome development has now been extended to the...


Keeping You in the Know - HREI Review Status Update

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 15:45 | Written By: WUSA

#yourWUSA raised concerns to the university administration about the HREI unit in Spring 2020 and participated in the review that followed in Winter 2021. We shared our thoughts about improvements needed to better serve Waterloo’s most important...

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Update: COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-registration Information 

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 14:30 | Written By: WUSA

Good news!  The region has extended eligibility to pre-register for the COVID19 vaccine to adults 18+ who live in high priority neighbourhoods. This is a good opportunity for students living in the Columbia/Lakeshore area who qualify to get ...

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First Year Diaries

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 10:00 | Written By: WUSA

Introducing WUSA's newest initiative, First Year Diaries! First Year Diaries looks to showcase stories of the newest members in our student community through WUSA's social platforms. By means of First Year Diaries, we want students to understand...

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Welcome, Welcome, Welcome! Week, Week, Week!

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 15:30 | Written By: WUSA

Calling all undergrads! Did you know that spring Welcome Week is almost here? This year’s Welcome Week will take place from May 17-21 with lots of fun events to kick off the Spring Term! We would like to welcome all students to the new term and...


WUSA Responds to the Extended Tuition Freeze

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:30 | Written By: WUSA

With Ontario students paying some of the highest tuition in the country, WUSA is pleased to see some action being taken by the government to address students’ financial needs. However, the decision to extend the tuition freeze is an inadequate...

Year End Recap on WUSA's Equity Work

Year End Recap on WUSA's Equity Work

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 11:45 | Written By: WUSA

As has become our standard since the first Anti-Black Racism update, each term we share updates on WUSA’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) work in different areas, internally and externally.  This year-end recap is no different. Since the...

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Term Wrap-up Talk with Execs - Get the Scoop

Friday, April 30, 2021 - 11:00 | Written By: WUSA

While this past year is not how any of us would have expected, the 2020-2021 executive term is ending and it’s time for these WUSA execs to say goodbye. I know everyone at WUSA would agree that is has been an absolute pleasure working with Abbie,...


WUSA's Submission for the HREI Review Team 

Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 11:15 | Written By: WUSA

As the official representative of University of Waterloo undergraduates, WUSA advocates for student needs and directs students to the appropriate body on campus to ensure their questions and concerns are being looked after. However, when it comes to...