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UCRU at Parliament Hill

Dispatch from Ottawa: Matt's UCRU Recap

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:15 | Written By: Matthew Gerrits

Guest blog from VP Education Matthew Gerrits Hello fellow students! I’m very excited to let you know that Feds was at Parliament Hill in Ottawa December 3 to 5 to talk about federal priorities for students on our campus with members of Parliament...

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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.  As a second-year student in 2016, Velling found himself inspired to...

Sanjay Bhaskar

Spotlight: Sanjay Bhaskar, UW MATES

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 14:15 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

Meet Sanjay Bhaskar, a 4B Psychology and Social Development Studies student, coordinator for UW MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education and Support), and Feds Coordinator Award recipient for the fall 2018 term.  One of Feds' student-run services...

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Spotlight: Will Milne, Bike Centre Executive

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:00 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Meet William Milne, recipient of this term’s Feds Executive Award. Milne is the Co-Rental Program Manager at the Bike Centre and in his 1A term of Mechanical Engineering. Milne got involved with the Bike Centre when he realized he had time to spare...

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Looking for Work? Work with Feds!

Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 15:00 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

As the fall term comes to an end, you're probably thinking about exams and upcoming holidays. But have you thought about looking for a part-time job for next term?  Feds is hiring now for winter term! From graphic designer to assistant to the...

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Simple Steps to Manage Stress

Wednesday, December 5, 2018 - 11:45 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

Are you feeling stressed thinking about exams, co-ops and life? You're not alone - take it from someone who has been though it enough to know what you’re going through. Stress is unavoidable but it can be handled well. Below are two steps I follow...

Project Trashion Wins Feds Award

Spotlight: Project Trashion

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 16:30 | Written By: Lubaba Hoque

In case you haven’t heard about Project Trashion, you're about to hear a lot more. Project Trashion is a Feds New Club Award recipient that advocates for sustainability in all things, but with a focus on fashion. “Project Trashion is a student-led...

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White Ribbon Day at UWaterloo

Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - 14:30 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

On December 6, students, faculty and staff of the University of Waterloo will come together to remember the lives of the 14 women whose lives were taken from them 29 years ago by an act of gender-based violence. The National Day of Remembrance and...

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Julie's Top 5 Study Tips

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 13:15 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

Exam season [external link] is upon us, Warriors! Finishing up the last of final assignments and prepping for final exams can be challenging, so here are some tips and tricks. Have a study plan Start by mapping out when your exams are, and triple...

Savannah Heintzman

Spotlight: Savannah Heintzman, Off Campus Community Operations Coordinator

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 11:30 | Written By: Julie Nguyen

Meet Savannah Heintzman, 4A Psychology student and current operations coordinator for Off Campus Community (OCC). OCC helps first and upper-year students get adjusted to off-campus living in the Kitchener-Waterloo community. Just like students who...

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Give Yourself Credit: Maintaining Mental Wellness During Exam Season

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:30 | Written By: Riamarie Panachikal

Guest blog by Riamarie Panachikal, MATES Advocacy Director Whether it's your first time or your last, it's quite common to feel a bit uneasy going into exam season. After 12 weeks of lectures, tackling exams may feel like a hair-raising and...

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Give Your Feedback on UWaterloo's Freedom of Speech Policy Draft

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 15:30 | Written By: Lisa Umholtz

The University of Waterloo has drafted a Freedom of Speech Policy and is looking for your feedback on it. The Provincial government directed universities across the province to develop free speech policies by January 1, 2019. The news release...