Events by month

October 2020

Saturday, October 3, 2020 — 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Stylized image reading: Join us for the Waterloo Virtual Fair, Saturday, October 3ed

On Saturday, October 3 from 8 am - 4 pm, prospective students from across Canada will have the opportunity to learn more about everything Waterloo has to offer.

Monday, October 5, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Students and alumni are invited to participate in an exclusive Office Hour with Waterloo Engineering alumnus Karim Lallani (BASc '06, Systems Design Engineering), Senior Manager, Product Management at Amazon.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 — 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Canadian Engineering Graduate Studies Recruitment Event October 7

Thursday, October 8, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Professor Rohini Bala Chandran from University of Michigan will give a talk titled "Transport and Chemical Phenomena in Solar Fuel Generators, Thermal Energy Storage and Wastewater Nutrient Recovery."
This lecture is will be accessible through this Webex link

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 — 11:00 AM to Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 6:00 PM EDT to Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Join our virtual graduate studies “Ask Me Anything” events for each of our six departments (plus Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business to learn about our MBET program) and have your questions about graduate studies answered by current students, faculty, and admissions experts!

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 — 10:00 AM to Thursday, October 22, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT to Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 1:00 pm

Waterloo Engineering invites future undergraduate students to join us for an admissions-focused webinar to help determine which engineering program is right for you. The session will feature presentations from current students/program advisors and representatives from our admissions team will also be online to help answer your questions during the live Q&A.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Event poster for WIN distinguished lecture series

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) is pleased to present a Distinguished Lecture Series talk by Professor Liangbing (Bing) Hu, a distinguished professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland.

Materials Innovations for Emerging Energy Technologies Abstract

In this seminar, Professor Hu will briefly discuss his group’s motivations, research overview, and selective achievements in the following two topics:

Thursday, October 22, 2020 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

There is a new Dean of Engineering at the University of Waterloo and we want you to meet her!

Friday, October 23, 2020 — 5:00 PM to Saturday, October 24, 2020 — 4:45 PM EDT to Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 4:45 pm
what's next what now poster

This full-day conference for first and upper-year engineer students will showcase a variety of guest speakers and workshops focused on helping participants navigate through both student life and career preparation. From planning out your next four years in undergrad to learning what to expect when you enter the workforce, this conference will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to achieve your goals with confidence.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM PDT

There is a new Dean of Engineering at the University of Waterloo and we want you to meet her!

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 — 5:25 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
People sitting at a conference table

The Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) is a graduate entrepreneurship masters program that combines interdisciplinary courses with practical experiences in venture creation and commercialization. In MBET, students learn inside and outside the classroom. Networking, practical experience, and hands-on learning with like-minded people in the Waterloo entrepreneurship community that complement the core Masters-level courses inside the classroom.

Thursday, October 29, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT

Converting Crisis to Opportunity

Thursday, October 29, 2020 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Hult Prize 2021 Challenge, food for good

Get ready for Hult 2021! It’s been a unique year so far but that doesn’t stop us from bringing you the Hult Prize, a social entrepreneurship competition which challenges student teams around the globe to develop sustainable social ventures to address the world's most pressing issues—with a global grand prize of $1 million USD! Please register to join us at our Kick-Off event.