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The Renison English Language Institute Office (REN 1930) is CLOSED and not available for visitors, in accordance with COVID-19 measures. Moving forward, we will be providing support in a virtual format. Read more about how to connect with ELI online.

For the Spring 2021 term, English For Academic Success will be offered in a virtual format.

Events - January 2016

Sunday, January 31, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Enjoy a series of NFB films which complement the The Fifth World exhibition as selected by curator Wanda Nanibush.

Each film explores a different theme concerning the lives of today’s Indigenous people.

The People of the Kattawapiskak River by Alanis Obesawin (70 minutes)

Saturday, January 30, 2016 — 7:00 PM EST
Lalela poster

Traces is an annual dance, drama, music and poetry exhibition that aims to highlight the beauty of Africa, whilst showing off the many cultures that make up the magnificent continent.

Friday, January 29, 2016 — 9:00 PM to Saturday, January 30, 2016 — 2:00 AM EST
Fashion for Change Event Poster
Friday, January 29, 2016 — 6:30 PM EST
Kitchener Rangers Logo

Join the UW International and Canadian Student Network for a trip to see the Junior B hockey team, the Kitchener Rangers take on the Windsor Spitfires at the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium! If you have never experienced hockey in North America before, this is a great and affordable introduction!

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 7:00 PM EST
Poster for Are you smarter than a first year

Whaaat! A Trivia Night that is First Year Friendly! You got it! Get down here and find out what everyone has been raving about!

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Entrepreneurs Exchange Poster

Entrepreneurs Exchange is Startup Laurier’s flagship event. Every year, it brings together the entrepreneurship community in Kitchener-Waterloo to show the world our incredible startup culture and opportunities.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Miracle in Cell No. 7 Poster

The BIGGEST heartwarming Korean comedy film in 2013 Miracle in Cell No. 7  creates a miracle of love the father wants to see in his daughter will be played at Renison on Wednesday January 27 in REN 2106. 

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 — 12:30 PM EST
Everett Hopfner
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 — 4:00 PM EST

Supervised Learning Incorporating Graphical Structure among Predictors

Monday, January 25, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Wildflower Walkabout in Southwestern Australia by Alan and Anne Morgan

The presentation: Alan and Anne will share their recent discoveries while travelling 4,000 km in the southwestern corner of Australia. Escape our winter and enjoy the Morgans’ September 2015 "Down-under springtime” exploration.

Our presenters: Alan and Anne Morgan are long-time members of Waterloo Region Nature.

Contact Information: avmorgan@.uwaterloo.ca

Sunday, January 24, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Preserving Digital History to Save Cultural History with Ian Milligan

Ian Milligan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at the University of Waterloo. He is the principal investigator of the Web Archives for Historical Research group, which is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council and the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation.

Sunday, January 24, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST
Campus Sprint Poster
Saturday, January 23, 2016 — 6:30 PM EST
The Push Off Poster

1 night.
22 artists.
4 rounds.
37 original works.

Friday, January 22, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Life drawing of man
Thursday, January 21, 2016 — 4:00 PM EST

Arbitrage and hedging with American options

We consider a financial market in discrete time where stocks are available for dynamic trading, and liquid American options are available for static trading. We assume that the American options are infinitely divisible, and can only be bought but not sold. We establish the fundamental theorem of asset pricing and the dualities for the hedging prices of European and American options, for both the case without model ambiguity and the case with non-dominated model uncertainty.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST
John Ralston Saul

John Ralston Saul speaks about his latest book The Comback, a powerful pamphlet on the growing force of indigenous peoples in Canada in spite of the difficulties so often portrayed.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 7:00 PM EST
The Bombshelter Pub Logo

The first ever Bomber Wednesday in history to be run by student clubs! 

Hosted by UW Chinese Students Association, Laurier University Korean Association, WLU Chinese Student Association, and WLU Canadian-Asian Student Society.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM EST
Renison University College logo

Want to learn more about the fun and interesting things Renison's Housing & Student Engagement Team does every day?

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST
Poster for Feds Open House

Come on out on January 19th, as Feds hosts the termly Open House, with an Amazing Race theme.

Monday, January 18, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Velocity logo

Ever wondered what it would be like to take your idea and turn it into something that could change the world?

Thursday, January 14, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST
Renison English Language Institute Logo

English for Academic Success (EFAS) students are invited to grab a coffee and some free cookies while they join their peer leaders, Omar and Linda, for lunchtime fun and conversation as part of EFAS' Winter 2016 Welcome Week events.

Thursday, January 14, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
University of Waterloo Federation of Students Logo
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Renison English Language Institute Logo

It's a new term for our English for Academic Success (EFAS) students, which means lots of fun and exciting activities throughout the coming months with your fellow students and your peer leaders, O

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST
University of Waterloo Federation of Students logo

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