Federation of Students, University of Waterloo
represents over 22,000 full-time undergraduate students
at the University of Waterloo
. They market themselves on-campus as the Feds
. They have an office in the University's Student Life Centre, and have nearly 20 full-time staff members. They help support and run over 120 student clubs on campus. They run six businesses and nine student services.
The Federation is headed by a four-member executive, which includes the President, Vice-President Internal, Vice-President Administration and Finance, and Vice-President Education. These positions are elected by a vote of all Federation members in February of each year.
The Federation is governed by two bodies an elected Students' Council and a Board of Directors. Students' Council consists of the executive, student society presidents as non-voting ex-officio members and elected student councillors. Student councillors are elected by the students in various constituencies like the Faculties, affiliated Colleges, the School of Optometry, and the School of Architecture (a part of the Faculty of Engineering
). These students serve one-year terms. The Board of Directors consists of the four executive and five students elected from the student councillors.
Bars and pubs
The Federation operates the Bombshelter Pub (more commonly known as the Bomber), located in the Student Life Centre, as well as Federation Hall (more commonly known as Fed Hall), the largest campus nightclub... Read More