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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

Watch video on YouTube VP Education Matthew Gerrits discussed the recent announcement from the provincial government [external link] and what it could mean for students.  "The changes to tuition, the 10 per cent cut for domestic students may sound...

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Get Into the Green Scene

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 12:15 | Written By: Ayesha Masood

Are you passionate about reducing your carbon foot print? Do you want to live in planet that does not resemble a post-apocalyptic desert? Do you want to save Nemo? Learn how to live more sustainably at SCI Day 2019: A Sustainability Conference on...

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Consent Week at UWaterloo

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:45 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

The University of Waterloo’s Office of Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion [external link] is hosting its first Consent Week from January 21 to January 25. Students, staff, and faculty can engage in various activities and events that provide an...

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Getting Involved 101

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 11:15 | Written By: Yvonn Yu

Kick off 2019 by pledging to give back to your community! You can start by finding new and exciting opportunities at the Feds Volunteer Centre. The Volunteer Centre provides a centralized database of volunteer opportunities on campus, within the...

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Feds Responds to Announcement from Provincial Government

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 16:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

Today, the provincial government announced changes to Ontario’s tuition framework for universities, as well as changes to the student financial aid model, including: A 10% reduction in domestic student tuition across all programs for the 2019-2020...

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Committee Update from Co-op Affairs Commissioner

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:30 | Written By: Connor Plante

Written by Connor Plante, Co-op Affairs Commissioner. In my role as the Co-op Affairs Commissioner for Feds, I have the opportunity to sit on multiple Feds and University committees that deal with co-op. I’m often asked: what exactly to some of...

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Give Your Feedback on Policy 42 - Prevention of and Response to Sexual Violence

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 12:15 | Written By: Richard Wu

Written by Feds President Richard Wu. Your feedback is requested on the proposed new Policy 42 (Prevention of and Response to Sexual Violence) and its associated protocol and procedures. The current versions of these documents may be found online:...

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Academic Affairs Commissioner Intro Blog: Winter 2019

Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 09:30 | Written By: Shehnoor Nasir

Guest blog by Shehnoor Nasir, Academic Affairs Commissioner. Hello Waterloo! I am Shehnoor Nasir, and I am excited and privileged to be your new Academic Affairs Commissioner. I am a fourth-year student majoring in political science with a minor in...

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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.  Monday, January 14 Warrior Breakfast 8 a.m. SLC Great Hall Start off your day right with...

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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! Represent your fellow undergrads by running for a position on Feds Executive, Students' Council, or UW Senate.  Wondering what it's like to hold one of these positions? Current Exec, Councillors,...

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A Message from Your VPOF

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 - 18:30 | Written By: Kurt MacMillan

By now, you’ve probably heard the news that The Bomber will not be re-opening in January. However, the space will be renovated and re-branded based on student feedback on what you want that space to look like. After 40 years serving students on...

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Bomber Closing to Make Way for New Beginnings

Monday, December 17, 2018 - 16:15 | Written By: Federation of Students

After nearly 40 years as University of Waterloo’s favourite on-campus bar and restaurant, home of the famous hashtag fries and Bomber Wednesdays, The Bombshelter Pub will be closing its doors to evaluate new ways to revitalize the space and enhance...