Federation of Students

Your Waterloo Student Union

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It's almost that time of year! Your student union is getting ready to welcome you back for another fantastic school year. Join us for free food, games, prizes, and fun events all week, from Warrior Breakfast to our fall Welcome Week Carnival. Follow us on social for all Welcome Week updates!
Now is the best time to apply for a part-time job for the fall term. Check out our full listing of opportunities to see where you fit.
Interested in arriving on campus sooner, while also burning some calories? The Bike Centre has the solution with their bike rental program every spring and fall semester! Not interested in renting and want to own one yourself? No problem, they also have bike auctions in those warmer semesters. Ride to campus today!

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The Rookie’s Introduction to Feds

Whether you’re brand new to the University of Waterloo or you’re practically poised to graduate, you’ve probably asked this question at some point: just what is Feds anyway?

SLC Food & Retail Opportunity survey. Take the survey to help us make SLC better than ever before. You could win stuff.

SLC Food and Retail Survey (External Link)

When you are in the Student Life Centre, what do you want to see for food and retail options? Now's your chance to voice your opinion and be heard! One lucky winner will be taking home a great prize! Take 3 minutes and fill out the survey, we want to hear from you!

Bomber closed - that is all folks. We look forward to seeing you in the fall

Bomber is Closed

The Bombshelter Pub will be closed for the remainder of August for regular maintenance. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Bomber in September!

Events & Important Dates

03 Sep 11:00 AM
This Fall 2018 term, the University of Waterloo Bike Centre will continue to offer the bicycle rental program. Students will have the opportunity to rent one of 40 beautiful Norco bicycles at an
07 Sep 10:00 AM
The Federation of Students (your student union!) is hosting a day of fun for first-year students and we hope to see you there! Taking place in the Student Life Centre (SLC) and Village 1 Green, this
10 Sep 8:00 AM
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day! Let Feds get your day started off right with a FREE breakfast!

News & Updates

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Working with Feds: Beyond a Part-Time Job

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo
With September just around the corner, Federation of Students is looking to hire enthusiastic and passionate undergraduate students for the fall term! It takes a great team of students working across our departments and commercial services...
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My dark days made me strong.
Or maybe I already was strong and they made me prove it.

- Emery Lord