Events - 2014

Monday, December 15, 2014 — 6:30 PM EST
Presents and ornaments

KW Symphony presents a holiday themed concert in the R+T Park, hosted by SAP! Join us for refreshments, interactive activities and world class talent. Free admission and free parking. Children are welcome. Seating is limited, so please register

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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This evening’s topic will focus on how to address homophobia, transphobia, biphobia, and other forms of prejudice, fear and discrimination targeted at the rainbow community.

Friday, December 5, 2014 — 10:30 AM EST
Sillouette of woman

Join in marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of the École Polytechnique deMontréal tragedy honouring the women who lost their lives and commemorating the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.

Friday, December 5, 2014 — 8:00 AM to Saturday, December 6, 2014 — 4:00 PM EST
Aborginal Entrepreneurship graphic

Are you interested in unleashing your creativity, keeping your doors open  and being your own boss? Do you want to have a blast doing it?

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Greenhouse innovators

Join us in celebrating the culture of youth-led social entrepreneurship on campus at the University of Waterloo as we showcase GreenHouse students who will receive grants from the $5,000 Social Innovation Fund.

Saturday, November 29, 2014 — 8:00 PM EST
Chamber choir performing

This joint concert includes the University of Waterloo Chamber Choir, the Grebel Chapel Choir, and the University of Waterloo Choir.  Pieces include Poulenc's "Gloria", and other seasonal delights.

Friday, November 28, 2014 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Helen Bretzke

Bridges lectures aim to overcome the gap between Mathematics and the Arts. Join Helen Bretzke (Drama and CS) and Peter Taylor (Math) for "How to Hold a Beautiful Thing". 

Friday, November 28, 2014 — 6:00 PM EST
Volleyball  Poster

Cheer on the Men's and Women's Volleyball teams against the Ottawa Gee Gees in support of the Think Pink Campaign.  

Academic Faculty Challenge 

The Faculty with the highest number of students in attendance will take home some great Warrior prizes.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Doug Cowan

If the harm done by pornography and the social threat it represents are so clear and obvious, then why are the arguments made against it so uniformly bad?

In this lecture, Religious Studies professor and sociologist Doug Cowan explores the social construction of the porn threat. And what he says may surprise you. 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 — 7:00 PM EST
Student using a computer

Join the University of Waterloo for a discussion exploring the social, cultural, and political forces behind violent extremism and security in Canada and abroad. Three researchers who regularly appear in the media as expert commentators will speak about the issues. Their talks will be followed by discussion and audience questions moderated by Douglas Peers, Professor of History and Dean, Faculty of Arts.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 7:30 PM EST
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Music of Bali, Indonesia – performed by the Grebel Gamelan Ensemble with Guest Balinese Artist: I Dewa Made Suparta, directed by Maisie Sum.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 2:30 PM EST
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Cheer on the Women's Hockey team against the UOIT Ridgebacks in support of the Think Pink Campaign.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
Children hula-hooping

Come join the fun at the Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest

The Third Annual Waterloo West Neighbourhood Fest is a free, drop-in event organized and delivered by University of Waterloo students in partnership with the Stork Family YMCA and Harper Library.

Friday, November 21, 2014 — 6:00 PM EST
Basketball Poster

Cheer on the Men's and Women's Basketball teams against the Ottawa Gee Gees in support of the Think Pink Campaign.  

Fill the Gym Residence Event

The Residence with the highest number of students in attendance will take home the championship banner.

Friday, November 21, 2014 — 3:00 PM to Saturday, November 22, 2014 — 3:00 PM EST
Soccer Poster

3-on-3 Indoor Soccer tournament to raise money for UW Athletics Think Pink Campaign. 

Friday, November 21, 2014 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
8 things poster

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest installment of our exciting free speaker series. 

Please join us Friday November 21, 2014 for a free lecture on the environment presented by experts in our faculty.

Complimentary lunch will also be served at 12pm.

Be sure to join the conversation using #envlecture

Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Yoga Poster

Free yoga open to all. Prizes for the best dressed. Donations accepted at the door for the campaign. 

Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
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Come by and browse the International Research Showcase and speak to a variety of UWaterloo Research Centre representatives about their experience conducting global impacting research all over the world! Learn how you can get involved and hear about some amazing opportunities from the research teams!  

Thursday, November 20, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
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On ThursdayNovember 20th, CECA’s International Team will be hosting our 6th annual “Where in the World?!” Photo Contest in the Tatham Centre lobby.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 — 11:00 AM to 12:20 PM EST
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Free Skate open to all. Prizes for the best dressed. Donations accepted at the door for the campaign. 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 7:00 PM EST
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Please join us for our annual Jacob-and-Wilhelm Grimm Lecture on Recreating Nature: German Romantic Landscapes as Cultural Ecology. The event is free and open to all. Reception to follow.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
Man doing calligraphy

Are you interested in learning Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Korean? Or do you need to strengthen your English (as a non-native speaker)? Would you like to build skills so that you can teach a second language somewhere in the world? Do you see yourself in an international career?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Clothing Sale poster

Be sure to check out and "Attend" the Think Pink Clothing Sale
You can drop off any gently used clothes to the Athletic Office (PAC Red North) from now until November 17th!

Monday, November 17, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Wadjda poster

Join us for a screening of "Wadjda," the internationally acclaimed story of a young Saudi girl who enters her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise money she needs to buy green bicycle that has captured her heart. Watch the trailer

Monday, November 17, 2014 — 2:00 PM to Friday, November 21, 2014 — 8:30 PM EST
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The Muay Thai club on campus will be holding FREE try-it sessions all week for anyone interested in taking on the ancient art from Thailand!


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