COVID-19 Updates

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The Renison English Language Institute Office (REN 1930) is not available for visitors. At this time, we are providing support in a virtual format. Read more about how to connect with ELI online.

For the Summer 2021 term, Intensive English For Academic Success (iEFAS) and Intensive Bridge to Academic Success in English (iBASE) will be offered online

Events - 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Welcome week poster

Athletics will be running Free Weight Room Intro Sessions as a part of Spring Welcome Week. No better way to get your summer bod in gear and feel super strong!

Monday, May 9, 2016 — 9:46 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Warrior Breakfast poster

 Come join Feds for some free breakfast in the SLC Great Hall. 

Sunday, May 8, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Watercolour Calligraphy Workshop
Saturday, May 7, 2016 — 10:00 AM to Sunday, May 8, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT
Pet expo poster
Saturday, May 7, 2016 — 9:00 AM to Sunday, May 8, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT

Free Comic Book Day 2016 is Saturday May7th this year. Lookin' For Heros will be open at 9:00am until 5:30pm on the 7th with free books and all kinds of goodies for all of you comic fans young and old!
Visit Lookin' For Heros on the following day(Sunday May 8th) as well from noon until 5:00pm for free sketches from artists Richard Zajac(confirmed) and yet to be confirmed--Steven Ahola. Guest appearances by K-W Spiderman and a host of other Marvel and DC characters on both days.. Don't miss out!

Thursday, May 5, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Life drawing
Thursday, May 5, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT

Celebrate Latino arts and culture with live music and entertainment. Enjoy a Mexican inspired lunch for purchase from El Luchador food truck. 

Thursday, May 5, 2016 — 11:00 AM EDT
Making & Tasting Kimbap poster
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 — 3:30 PM EDT
Geography of Korea poster
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 — 3:30 PM EDT
Managing Test Anxiety poster
Friday, April 29, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Renison English Language Institute logo

EFAS and GEAR students: join your peer leader, Chelsea, for an afternoon of "shooting hoops", i.e. playing basketball!

Students will meet at Renison room 1918 at 12:30 pm, after which they will walk together to the UWaterloo Physical Activities Complex (PAC). 

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM EDT
Nerd nite poster
Thursday, April 21, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you passionate about making a difference?  Would you like to learn more about social entrepreneurship?  GreenHouse is welcoming UW and WLU students for a free breakfast and coaching session with our Startup Coach. 

Register for free on Eventbrite

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you passionate about making a difference?  Would you like to learn more about social entrepreneurship?  GreenHouse is welcoming UW and WLU students for a free breakfast and coaching session with our Startup Coach. 

Register for free on Eventbrite

Sunday, April 17, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Watercolour and Calligraphy Workshop

 

Saturday, April 16, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Music and Business student, Laura Janzen, will perform her final grad recital for Music 428. Come hear some lovely singing; songs by Mozart, Vivaldi, Schubert, Fauré, Copland, Barber, and more.

Reception to follow.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 — 8:00 PM EDT
Once poster

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience.

Thursday, April 14, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you passionate about making a difference?  Would you like to learn more about social entrepreneurship?  GreenHouse is welcoming UW and WLU students for a free breakfast and coaching session with our Startup Coach. 

Register for free on Eventbrite

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 — 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you passionate about making a difference?  Would you like to learn more about social entrepreneurship?  GreenHouse is welcoming UW and WLU students for a free breakfast and coaching session with our Startup Coach.  

Register for this event on Eventbrite

Saturday, April 9, 2016 — 6:30 PM EDT
Dabble in the arts poster
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 — 8:00 PM EDT
Gustav Bakos Observatory

Public tours

Free tours for the public have been conducted at the Gustav Bakos Observatory for over ten years. These tours include monthly public tours; scheduled tours for groups such as girl guides, boy scouts, and elementary and high school classes; and tours for viewing special events such as eclipses and comets.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

The Social Impact Showcase hosted by St.Paul's GreenHouse will be celebrating the diversity of our social innovators and their journeys in social entrepreneurship.

The Dialogue Xchange will host a powerhouse panel of GreenHouse alumni who will share their lived experiences as founders of social ventures. We'll also be announcing grants for some early-stage, high-potential ideas, and the Social Impact Fund winners will present their projects.

Monday, April 4, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Enjoy a wide selection of classical music, from 6 different chamber groups. Includes one brass group as well.  Bach, Schubert, and Weber are among the composers that will be featured.

Sunday, April 3, 2016 — 7:30 PM EDT

Chiaroscuro: Contrasts in Light and Dark.  The University of Waterloo Chamber Choir sings music spanning five centuries, by composers R. Murray Schafer, James MacMillan, Joaquin des Prez, Carlo Gesualdo, Dolly Parton and others! 

Sunday, April 3, 2016 — 2:00 PM EDT

Enjoy a break from winter, with delightful jazz classics.  Reception to follow.  Suitable for all ages.

See a video from the last concert:

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