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Exam Advice from Those Who've Been There

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 15:15 | Written By: Michelle Wong

Lectures are concluding and preparations for the exam season have begun. Everyone has their own way of studying so we asked five students for their best tips and tricks on how they like to prepare. Take a look at what they had to say and hopefully...

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Working with Feds: Beyond a Part-Time Job

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

With September just around the corner, Federation of Students is looking to hire enthusiastic and passionate undergraduate students for the fall term! It takes a great team of students working across our departments and commercial services to help...

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Spotlight: Jessie Wright, The Bombshelter Pub Student Manager

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 13:45 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

With the fall term rapidly approaching, Feds is looking to hire new student employees across a number of areas. Wondering what it's like to work for Feds? Read on! Jessie Wright, student manager and bartender at The Bombshelter Pub,  has been...

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Spotlight: Student-Run Service Coordinators

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Michelle Wong

With 12 student-run services on campus (soon to be 13!), there is a service available for just about any student need. Behind every service-run service are the student coordinators that ensure everything is in order and running smoothly.  To get a...

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Volunteer Appreciation: For All That You Do, We Thank You!

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 13:15 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

Countless undergrad students dedicate their time and energy into volunteering with Feds each term as part of clubs, services, societies and governance - all of which have the common goal of enhancing student life. On Monday, July 17 we honoured...

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Students' Council Update - July 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 14:30 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

Every term, your Students’ Council works hard to advocate for student concerns. Made up of undergraduate student representatives from every faculty, college and satellite campus, Students’ Council collaborates closely with Federation of Students’...

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CRT's Casualty Simulation

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 11:00 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

Students on the Campus Response Team (CRT) train rigorously in order to provide the best possible assistance they can with on-campus emergencies. One of the ways the Team trains is through their termly Casualty Simulation Event (CasSim), a first-aid...

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Sustainability Week

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 15:45 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

Sustainable Campus Initiative (SCI) works to engage University of Waterloo students on the topic of environmental sustainability through fun and interactive opportunities that encourage sustainability on campus. This term, SCI is hosting...

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Spotlight: Julie Nguyen, Hack the North

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 15:15 | Written By: Michelle Wong

This September, 1,000 students and industry leaders from around the world will come together at the University of Waterloo to bring ideas to reality over the space of 36 hours at Canada’s biggest hackathon, Hack the North. “Throughout the weekend,...

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Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds: Body Appreciation Week

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 14:45 | Written By: Kristen Fajardo

Have you told your body lately that you love it? From July 9 to 13, join The Women’s Centre in celebrating and appreciating the bodies we live in with Body Appreciation Week. The Women’s Centre offers female-positive support through a number of...

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Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 14:00 | Written By: Riamarie Panachikal

Written by: Riamarie Panachikal, MATES advocacy director ​Mental health issues are broad and self-care is rarely a linear journey. Finding support on a large campus can be a bit tricky, but there are various services on campus that can assist...

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We’re Here and We’re Queer!

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 11:15 | Written By: Nicole Riddle

What do you think of when you hear the word “drag?" Do you picture: a man dressed up as a woman with dramatic makeup, big hair, a glitzy dress, and a big attitude? This is the traditional image of drag that most people are familiar with, thanks in...