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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
April 17, 2015

Canadian Excellence

Deborah Russell

Graduate Admissions and Records Officer (for Music, Science, Social Work, Education, Waterloo Lutheran Seminary)

Contact Information
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.ext. 3078
Fax: 519-884-1020
Office Location: DAWB 1-102B
Office Hours: 9:00 am to 12:00pm Tuesday, Thursday & Friday or by appointment
Academic Background
BBA (Honours), Wilfrid Laurier University 1997

Deborah Russell brings over 16 years of academic and student service experience to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies (FGPS). Joining the FGPS team in 2011, Deborah handles the admissions and records for the graduate programs in the Faculty of Social Work, Faculty of Music, Faculty of Science (except Math), Waterloo Lutheran Seminary and Geography (from the Faculty of Arts). In her spare time she enjoys cheering for the Blue Jays and the Laurier Football team. Deborah takes a 'student-first' approach to advising graduate students and invites you to email her with any questions or to setup an appointment at

Drop in Hours: Tuesdays 9:00 am to noon.
Additional Information

Recruitment, admissions, funding and records for all master's and doctoral programs in

  • the Faculty of Social Work (MSW, PhD)
  • the Faculty of Music (MMT/MA)
  • the Faculty of Science (except mathematics: see J. Williams)
    • biology (MSc)
    • chemistry (MSc)
    • kinesiology (MSc)
    • psychology (MA, MSc, PhD)
  • Geography and Environmental Studies (MA, MES, MSc, PhD)
  • the Faculty of Education (MEd)
  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary