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Feds Sign National Letter Speaking Out Against Ancillary Fee Opt-out and OSAP Changes

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 14:15 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

WATERLOO, ON - Today, together with over 75 post-secondary student associations across Canada representing over 1 million students, Federation of Students signed a letter voicing our collective disappointment with the provincial government’s...

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How Will the Recent Changes to Post-secondary Funding Affect You?

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 14:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

VP Education Matthew Gerrits discusses the recent announcement from the provincial government and what it could mean for students. 

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Winter Welcome Week Preview

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 14:00 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Welcome back, Warriors! Start off your semester right with Welcome Week. This Welcome week is jam packed with events and you won’t want to miss anything. 

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Looking for Work? Work with Feds!

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 15:00 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

As the fall term comes to an end, you're probably thinking about exams and upcoming holidays. But have you thought about looking for a part-time job for next term? 

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Students' Council Update - November 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018 - 10:15 | Written By: Richard Wu

Happy November, Warriors! Here's your update from the November Students' Council meeting. 

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Feds Volunteers: Thanks for Being Awesome!

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

On November 12, we held our termly Feds Awards at The Bombshelter Pub to celebrate the many students who dedicate their time, effort, and innovation to organizing and running over 50 different Feds clubs and services throughout the term.

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Nominate a Volunteer for a Feds Award!

Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 09:30 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Without volunteers, our campus would be way less fun. It takes hundreds of Feds volunteers to keep our student-run services in operation, to organize clubs, and to execute fun events for UWaterloo undergrads.

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UW Smiles Day

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 10:45 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Our student societies [external link] have teamed up to spread positivity on campus with the first ever UW Smiles Day on October 15, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Savannah Richardson, VP Student Life

Society Relations Commissioner Exit Blog

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 15:30 | Written By: Communications Assistant

You may not recognize the Society Relations Commissioner position, and that’s okay! As the name suggests, the Society Relations Commissioner works directly with student societies, specifically society presidents, as a resource, advocate, and...

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The Rookie’s Introduction to Feds

Monday, September 18, 2017 - 10:00 | Written By: Xin Niu Zhang

Don’t be afraid to admit it. 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?

The Federation...