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Fall Welcome Week Preview

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:00 | Written By: unknown

Welcome Week is back! Kick off the fall term right with a week of free events and activities around campus. Keen observers will note that this term’s Welcome Week is sporting a brand-new logo, courtesy of student designer Jen Li with help from...

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5 Things You Need To Do During Your First Month In Waterloo

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 10:45 | Written By: Tatiana Morand

Even if you aren’t in first year, there are definitely things you haven’t done in Waterloo. Here are our recommendations for five things you should check out throughout the month of September. 1. Attend Welcome Week events Welcome Week celebrates...

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CEPT Report Approved at Senate

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 13:45 | Written By: Communications Assistant

A recent report by the Federation of Students recommending improvements to course evaluation procedures was approved at the University of Waterloo Senate on September 18, 2017. The Course Evaluation Project Team (CEPT) report provides the most...

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Towards Reconciliation and Acknowledgement

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 11:45 | Written By: Leanna Walsh

A land acknowledgement plaque was unveiled at the Student Life Centre (SLC) on June 30, 2017. Members of Feds, the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre (WAEC), Aboriginal Students Association (ASA), the University of Waterloo, local politicians and...

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VP Education Helps Guide Provincial Advocacy as OUSA President

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 16:15 | Written By: Communications Assistant

Written by Andrew Clubine, Vice President Education I spent the first week of July in Collingwood with my colleagues from the Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA). While we took some time to relax, have fun and take some team photos, most...

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Students Making a Difference: Former Feds Exec Recognized with Provincial Award

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 09:00 | Written By: Leanna Walsh

Former Feds Vice President Education Sarah Wiley was recently recognized for her outstanding efforts in sexual violence prevention as a recipient of the Province of Ontario’s inaugural Draw-The-Line Post-Secondary Sexual Violence Prevention Awards...

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Get Inspired to Get Involved: Running for Feds Exec

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 09:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

You may have seen your Feds Exec around campus or chatted with them during elections. But have you ever wondered how they got to where they are now, or wondered how you can get there yourself? Current and past Execs took some time to chat about why...

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Founding the Federation

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 16:15 | Written By: Leanna Walsh

2017 celebrates a lot of milestones: 150 years since Canada’s Confederation, University of Waterloo turns 60, and of course, Federation of Students is celebrating 50 years as Waterloo’s undergraduate student union. To mark this milestone, we...

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Bill for Bystander Intervention Training

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 09:30 | Written By: Communications Assistant

Written by Sarah Wiley, Feds Vice President Education 2016-2017. When I started as VP Education for Federation of Students in May 2016, I knew I wanted to make a difference for students at the University of Waterloo. I quickly learned that change...

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SLC/PAC Groundbreaking Attendees Leave Mark on Future Building

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 12:15 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

Ground has been broken on the SLC/PAC Expansion Project, a joint initiative between Feds, the Graduate Students Association (GSA) and the University of Waterloo. On June 19, students, stakeholders and speakers came together to celebrate the...

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Pride Flag Raised for First Time at Waterloo

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 10:30 | Written By: Communications Assistant

The Pride flag flies for the first time ever at the University of Waterloo. It was raised on June 12 to mark one year since the Orlando Pulse massacre and was followed by a vigil to remember the victims. The flag will fly underneath the provincial...

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Spotlight: Hannah Sesink, Warrior Tribe Coordinator

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 10:30 | Written By: Kathy Nguyen

Are you looking for way to channel your school pride? Bust out your black and gold with Warrior Tribe, a student-run service dedicated to promoting school spirit and Warrior pride. Hannah Sesink, a third-year student pursuing a joint Honours in...

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