Student Resources

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Study and life skills workshops, and resources for academic development, tutoring and learning resources, peer support coaching, student leadership and mentorship programs, international student resources and immigration counselling, and more.

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Peer mentorship programs connect you with upper-year mentors who act as a non-judgmental, approachable and knowledgeable first resource and support system.

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MATES (Mentor Assistance Through Education and Support) is a one-on-one peer support service for undergraduate students experiencing social and academic challenges as well as low-level mental health concerns and stress.

Counselling programming and services to help you lead a healthy and balanced life, provided at no charge to UW students. Services include individual appointment, group counselling sessions, and workshops, with programs on mental health, wellness and coping skills.

Attending a therapy group or workshop can be one of the best ways to enhance your personal success at UW. Counselling Services’ courses provide you with the opportunity to learn skills to help you cope with life's challenges.

Career Advisors can help students and alumni with career planning, career management strategies, graduate and professional school preparation, work search methods and setting meaningful career goals.

A peer-support program aimed at helping new international students settle in and feel at home at UW. Through community based activities, the program helps students to build a support network, develop a sense of community and intercultural competencies, enhance interactional skills, and learn about Canada and other cultures.

A positive and safe space for UW students of all genders, with a special focus on women and trans folks, providing peer support with an intersectional lens and helping connect students with resources about sexual health, healthy relationships, mental health, and more.

Glow is the oldest continually-running university-based 2SLGBTQ+ group in Canada. Run entirely by dedicated student volunteers, Glow promotes a healthy attitude towards all sexual orientations and gender identities on the UWaterloo campus by providing a wde variety of peer support, social events, advocacy work, and resources.