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Grand River Transit on campus

GRT Changes Cause Confusion with UPass

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Starting September 27, Grand River Transit (GRT) will only accept updated Watcards that work with their new tap-to-ride system. Some part-time students are finding that this means they can no longer ride GRT using their Watcard, even though they did...

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Notice of October General Meeting

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 10:15 | Written By: Richard Wu

Hello everyone, I hope you have all been having a fantastic fall term so far. This email is to advise that the Federation of Students is hosting it October General Meeting on October 24 in the Student Life Centre Great Hall starting at 12 p.m. All...

Grand River Transit on campus

UPass and You: FAQ

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 15:30 | Written By: Federation of Students

Public transit is undergoing some improvements in Waterloo Region this year. While light rail transit is set to launch later this year, you're now able to tap your Watcard to ride Grand River Transit (GRT) buses. We know you’ve had some questions...

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Fall Bike Centre Auction

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 14:00 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

On Wednesday, September 26, the Bike Centre will be holding its bi-annual second-hand Bike Auction [Facebook link] in the Great Hall of the Student Life Centre. Every fall and spring term, the Bike Centre, which is located in the basement of the...

Fall Break Voting

What's Happening with Fall Break?

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 13:45 | Written By: Matthew Gerrits

So, what is this referendum that Feds keeps asking you to vote in on October 3 and 4? For the past few years we’ve had the two days after Thanksgiving Monday off for Fall Break, as part of a trial run to see how students like it. This year, the...

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How #TextbookBroke is Changing the Textbook Game

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:45 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Now that classes are back in full swing, many students are lining up to buy textbooks. While the high prices of textbooks are not new to students, the #TextbookBroke campaign is bringing light to the situation and encouraging alternative solutions...

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Fall 2018 Welcome Week Preview

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 12:00 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

Welcome back, Warriors! We're so happy you're back, we're celebrating with a week full of free events and activities! Start your term off right with our Welcome Week events from Monday, September 10, to Friday, September 14. All week Arcade [...

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Welcome to Fall Term 2018!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 15:00 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

A new term means a whole new line-up of exciting events and opportunities to get involved! Here's a quick glance at some of the fun events you can look forward to this fall term. Welcome Week Ring in the new term with Welcome Week! We have a whole...

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Welcoming New Warriors with Feds First-Year Fair

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 11:45 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

New this year, we're excited to welcome first-year students with Feds First-Year Fair, an event designed to introduce our newest members to many of the great services and opportunities available through Feds.  “The goal of the Feds First-Year Fair...

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Students' Council Update - August 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 12:00 | Written By: Seneca Velling

This August, Students’ Council went from having no planned meeting to having a very full schedule! Our committees have been meeting regularly over the past month and making sure students have a say in everything from budgeting to Fall Break. Feds’...

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Michelle's Top 5 Ways to Get Ready for Fall Term

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Michelle Wong

Whether you're returning from a co-op term, coming back to campus after a restful summer, or joining the University of Waterloo community for the very first time, it can be difficult to get back into a school routine. Here are five tips on how you...

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Michelle's Top 10+1 Interesting Courses at UWaterloo

Monday, August 27, 2018 - 11:00 | Written By: Michelle Wong

The University of Waterloo offers hundreds of different courses spanning just about every field and interest. When it comes time to selecting courses, why not switch things up a bit and explore something new? Check out these interesting electives...