What is Council?
GSA-UW Council determines the official positions of the GSA as they relate to academic and political representation of UWaterloo graduate students. Council’s operations are regulated by GSA By-Law 7.
The membership of Council is as follows:
- Chair of Council, appointed by Council
- One representative from each department and unit program
- Non-voting At-large councillors appointed by Council
- GSA Officers
- GSA Directors
What is a councillor?
Councillors are appointed graduate students that connect with, represent and speak on behalf of their respective graduate department or unit at Council meetings. Councillors attend monthly GSA Council meetings, and vote on social and political actions brought forth to the committee.
Graduate Student Issues & Concerns
**GSA-UW Councillor Nominations are now open!**
The GSA-UW is looking for graduate students to represent their fellow peers as a departmental councillor on the GSA-UW Council. Having one student from each department on Council ensures that all departments are being fairly represented and heard by the GSA-UW. If you are a student in any of the below departments, you can nominate yourself for the position of councillor by filling out the GSA Council Representative Nomination Form.
Departments with vacant positions on council:
- Anthropology (ARTS)
- Catholic Thought
- Classical Studies (ARTS)
- French Studies (ARTS)
- Social Work (ARTS)
- Chemical Engineering (ENGR)
- Combinatorics & Optimization (MATH)
- Statistics & Actuarial Science (MATH)
- Chemistry & Biochemistry (SCI)
If you have any questions, please email Sara at firstname.lastname@example.org