Join our Peer Support groups this October to discuss "Imposter syndrome, managing stress, and physical wellbeing" in Waterloo and “Connecting with others and building connection in a new place” in Kitchener!

Grad student? stressed? Join us for our peer support group! Let’s connect, share, and support one another through our struggles with significant stress, due to academic studies, impacting mental wellness. Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 pm Wellness Education Centre (Beside Veritas) in Waterloo and Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30 pm Room 209 (Faculty of Social Work), Kitchener. Light refreshments provided

Join us for Shut Up & Work because sometimes you want to work near other humans & not talk... Every other Thursday from 2-5 PM beginning September 12th in Veritas Cafe. Attend 5 sessions* for a minimum of 2 hours to receive a Veritas Café gift card. Sessions are on September 12, September 26, October 10, October 24, November 7, November 21, and December 5.

Looking for a peer mentor?  The GSA in collaboration with Martin Luther University College and the Faculty of Social Work are offering first-year students in the Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy and in-class Master of Social Work programs the opportunity to take part in Grad Start Peer Mentorship Program.  Grad Start matches you with trained and empathetic peer mentors for the 2019-2020 academic year to connect you to the campus community, answer questions, and support you through your transition into a “new program".  For more information please e-mail  Funded through your support of the GSA Adademic Support Fee.

Lunch & Learn: Elevator Pitch Workshop. Learn how to articulate your research simply and clearly. Thursday, October 24th from 12:30-2pm in Students’ Union Boardroom. Waterloo - 2nd floor FNCC, Brantford - 1st Floor, Student Centre. Lunch provided. Registration is required below. Funded through your support of the GSA Academic Support Fee.

Ghouls, ghosts, gouda, & grigio: a halloween “whine” & cheese party. Wednesday, October 30th in Veritas Cafe (Waterloo) from 7-9 PM. Wear a costume and come have a spooky gouda time while venting with vino! #NoClownsAllowed FREE for members who supported the GSA Social Programming Fee. $10 for members who opted out of the GSA Social Programming Fee.