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Feds Elections

Feds Elections: Find the Right Role for You

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 09:45 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Nominations for Feds Elections are currently open!

Seneca Velling

Spotlight: Seneca Velling, Students' Council Secretary

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 15:30 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

Meet Seneca Velling, 4A Materials and Nanosciences student, Secretary of Students' Council, and recipient of the fall term Feds award for his volunteer work in Feds governance. 

Fall Break Announcement

UW Senate Votes to Implement Full-Week Fall Break Pilot

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 16:00 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

The University of Waterloo Senate has voted in favour of implementing a full-week Fall Reading Week pilot.

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Why the Municipal Election Matters for Students

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 13:15 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

You’ve probably seen the countless elections signs lining streets and adorning lawns over the past few weeks as hopeful candidates vie for your vote in the upcoming municipal election on October 22, 2018.

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Municipal Elections: All the Details You Need to Know (and a TL;DR)

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 11:45 | Written By: Benjamin Easton

Benjamin Easton is the Municipal Affairs Commissioner and a 2B Science and Business student.

Fall Break Voting

Fall Break Referendum Results

Friday, October 5, 2018 - 12:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

The results of the Fall Break Referendum are in! 10,285 undergraduates voted out of 34,020 eligible voters. That’s a 30.23% voter turnout! That’s the highest voter turnout we’ve had since went live in 2014. Way to go, Waterloo!

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Students' Council Seats Up for Grabs

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 11:45 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

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Provincial Election: Why Should Students Care?

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 12:00 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

This Thursday, June 7, people across the province will be going to the polls to vote in the 42nd Ontario general election. For many voters, it can be daunting or even tedious to navigate the endless stream of political media coverage. And for...

Savannah Richardson, VP Student Life

Meet Your Feds Exec: Savannah Richardson, VP Student Life

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 13:15 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

At Federation of Students, we have a lot to offer when it comes to enhancing students’ activities and services, like a myriad of student-led services, special events, and a diverse array of clubs.

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Candidate's Debate: Post-secondary Education as a Provincial Priority

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 12:00 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

On Wednesday, May 16, local MPP candidates for the upcoming provincial election gathered in Laurier’s Lazaridis Hall to debate issues relevant to post-secondary education in Ontario. The main topics on the table included public funding, tuition...