University of Waterloo
School of Architecture at Waterloo
The School of Architecture at Waterloo is a leader in design education and research. It offers a fully cooperative professional program, and has been rated the greenest architecture curriculum in Canada. It is also the only Canadian school of architecture to have a permanent international facility, which has operated for 36 years in Rome, Italy. The school attracts top students from across Canada and around the world.
Undergraduate Student Association
The Waterloo Architecture Students Association (WASA) is the undergraduate student union elected to represent all undergraduate architecture students. They tackle every issue from tuition policy to campus safety. WASA hosts many exciting events for students every term, as well as run a number of small and student–focused services on campus.
Graduate Student Associations
The Society of Waterloo Architecture Graduates (SWAG) is the official representative body for all graduate architecture students, and serves by working with administration, holding seats on committees, and performing other administrative duties. In addition, the SWAG acts to stimulate social, intellectual, and political contact among its members.
The SWAG is a student run, not-for-profit organization whose membership consists of the graduate students of the School of Architecture, University of Waterloo. They actively promote and represent graduate student interests to the university administration and various levels of government. Their efforts focus on issues such as student funding, working conditions, academic regulations, and university services.
The SWAG offers financial support of up to $100 towards events organized by grad student organizations. The SWAG is also a partner in organizing the annual Graduate Student Research Conference at the main campus.