Events - 2022

Friday, October 21, 2022 — 3:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Interdisciplinary Capstone Design students

Join us to learn more about participating in an Interdisciplinary Capstone Design Project.  The information session will be held virtually.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 (all day) to Saturday, October 8, 2022 (all day)
Image of the Colosseum in Rome, Italy.
Thursday, August 25, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
MBET student in the classroom
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
MBET student in the classroom.
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 (all day) to Thursday, August 11, 2022 (all day)
Thursday, July 21, 2022 — 3:00 PM EDT
ukrainian students stand in a row

In mid-May, Waterloo welcomed to campus 35 Ukrainian students whose education had been disrupted by war. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 — 6:00 PM EDT

Are you interested in a career related to a United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) or in learning how sustainability can be a part of
your career? In this panel, you will have the opportunity to explore careers in sustainability and discover how your future career can connect to the
United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs).

Alumni from each Faculty and in various sustainability-focused roles will share their career stories and how their degrees helped them prepare for a

Friday, July 15, 2022 — 5:00 PM to Sunday, July 17, 2022 — 6:00 PM EDT

HackRx 2022 is set to take place from July 15th-July 17th. This hackathon is an excellent opportunity for pharmacy, engineering and computer science students from across Canada to build lasting professional connections among themselves and interprofessionally.

Thursday, July 14, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
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Friday, July 8, 2022 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
A Tradition Continues - Engineering Day title

Celebrate Waterloo Engineering!

Come show your spirit and get your purple on! 

Monday, July 4, 2022 (all day) to Sunday, July 17, 2022 (all day)

Each term, the Faculty of Engineering and the Waterloo Engineering Society (EngSoc) work together to administer student surveys known as Course
Critiques. Course Critiques are open now and will close Sunday, July 17 at 11:59 pm.

Please complete 100% of your surveys; student feedback is the best way we can continue to improve the student experience!

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
group of people sit around table having a meeting

The University of Waterloo is awarding Entrepreneurial Ph.D. Fellowships to support outstanding, business-minded Waterloo doctoral students who are interested in commercializing their research.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

University for Ukraine (#U4U) is hosting a seminar titled: The War in Ukraine: What's Next? to raise awareness for the group’s humanitarian fundraising efforts.  

Friday, June 24, 2022 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Professor Evgeny Pavlov

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present a WIN Seminar talk by Professor Evgeny Pavlov from the Department of Molecular Pathobiology at the New York University. This seminar will be held in-person in QNC 1501 at 10am on June 24th, 2022.

Stress-Induced Mitochondrial Uncoupling (SIMU): many ways for the mitochondrion to die

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
MBET information session

Get an overview of Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) with a focus on the part-time program experience.

Tuesday, June 21, 2022 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Communication networks are an essential part of our world today, used in transactions from banking to education, global business exchanges to defence.

What happens when our private information is no longer private? Powerful quantum computers will have the ability to crack the encryption of public keys that we currently use to secure our data, putting our privacy at risk.

Friday, June 17, 2022 — 6:30 PM to Saturday, June 18, 2022 — 6:30 PM EDT
Convocation banner

After much anticipation, we are pleased to announce that our 2022 Spring Convocation ceremonies will be held in person! 

We are offering each of our eligible graduates two guest tickets. As in recent years, convocation ceremonies will be live-streamed for those who aren’t able to attend in person. A reception will follow each ceremony on BMH Green.

Thursday, June 16, 2022 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Cap and Trade poster

Canadian Cap and Trade Simulation (CCTS) is a serious game/simulation designed to teach undergraduate Chemical Engineering and Environmental Studies students about carbon tax and trade systems in Canada created by PhD candidate Alex Fleck and Professor Jason Grove.

They will talk about the CCTS and how it works, as well as their experience in the process of game design and interdisciplinary collaboration in academia fostered by the Games Institute.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
information image EDI panel

Monday, June 13, 2022 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
Seminar poster

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present Tiffany Santos (PhD) of Western Digital Corporation as part of the WIN Industry Speaker Series. Dr. Santos will be presenting LIVE via Zoom. Registration required.

Sunday, June 12, 2022 — 1:30 PM EDT
convocation mace 2021

After much anticipation, we are pleased to announce we are hosting in-person Convocation Celebrations!

Saturday, June 11, 2022 — 1:30 PM EDT
convocation mace

After much anticipation, we are pleased to announce we are hosting in-person Convocation Celebrations!

Friday, June 10, 2022 (all day) to Thursday, December 1, 2022 (all day)
University for Ukraine Logo

One out of every two Ukrainian families have been broken apart.
Help support them by giving to the U4U initiative.

Thursday, June 9, 2022 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Grad Studies Fair