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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 Winter 2021 term, we will continue to offer programs in a virtual format, including our Winter 2021 term of English For Academic Success.

Events - January 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
multiple board games and pieces.

Ready to have a fun and relaxing evening of board games and video games? BASE students will be able to attend Board Games & Video Games night in the Dunker Family Lounge. 

Join us for an evening of fun! 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Math problems

GEAR students, join us for a fun challenging activity using math problems! There will be fun brain teasers for you to solve with your peers!

Saturday, January 27, 2018 — 8:15 AM to 9:00 PM EST
Niagara falls.

BASE, GEAR, & EFAS students; join us on a trip to one of Canada's beautiful wonders! Niagara Falls is a hot tourist destination with fun for every age. 

To attend, please pay $20.00 at the main Reception office. 

Friday, January 26, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Entrance of CIF

BASE students, let's play some indoor soccer! Meet your Peer Leader's in the Atrium to head over to CIF and get active. 

Friday, January 26, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Sedra Design Centre

Get a tour (English-Speaking Tour) of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Waterloo and visit the famous Sedra Design Centre! 

Friday, January 26, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Conrad Talk poster

Learn more about entrepreneurship at UWaterloo and meet David Rose, the Associate Director of Graduate Studies with the Conrad Centre for Business, Entrepreneurship, and Technology. 

Please sign up on the GEAR bulletin board to attend. 

Friday, January 26, 2018 — 12:30 PM EST
EFAS Council

Join the EFAS Student Council to improve your English and gain fun leadership experience!

Each meeting will include fun activities to meet the other members, brainstorm ideas for fun events for other EFAS students, and thinking about ways to give back to the Renison community and beyond! 

Thursday, January 25, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Conversation Lunch

Practice your conversational English with your Peer Leaders!

Thursday, January 25, 2018 — 8:45 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Toyota plant

GEAR students will have the opportunity to tour the Toyota plant! This is a wonderful way to see how vehicles are manufactured and learn more about manufacturing. 

Monday, January 22, 2018 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
snowman

GEAR students, it is time to play with some snow! Your Peer Leaders are hosting a snowman building challenge...may the best team win!

To attend, please meet in the Renison Atrium.

Friday, January 19, 2018 — 4:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Ice skating

BASE, EFAS, & GEAR students; come and partake in some Canadian winter fun! We will be going shopping at Cambridge Centre and go ice skating. 

To attend: Please register and pay $4.00 at the main reception office.

Friday, January 19, 2018 — 12:30 PM EST
EFAS Council

Join the EFAS Student Council to improve your English and gain fun leadership experience!

Each meeting will include fun activities to meet the other members, brainstorm ideas for fun events for other EFAS students, and thinking about ways to give back to the Renison community and beyond! 

Thursday, January 18, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Conversation Lunch

Practice your conversational English with your Peer Leaders!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 — 4:30 PM EST
Friends talking

Speed Friending is a wonderful way to meet other friends and practise your conversational English with other students! 

Monday, January 15, 2018 — 4:00 PM EST
Engineering meet and greet

BASE and GEAR students have the opportunity to meet and mingle with upper year students from UWaterloo!

Meet upper-year students from Waterloo Engineering programs. Ask questions about their classes, student experience, co-op, volunteer experiences, and more. Enjoy free pizza and refreshments!

Friday, January 12, 2018 — 12:30 PM EST
EFAS Council

Join the EFAS Student Council to improve your English and gain fun leadership experience!

Each meeting will include fun activities to meet the other members, brainstorm ideas for fun events for other EFAS students, and thinking about ways to give back to the Renison community and beyond! 

Thursday, January 11, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Conversation Lunch

Practice your conversational English with your Peer Leaders!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 — 4:00 PM EST
EntSoc

How does someone create their own start-up business? It all starts with thinking of a problem to solve!

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 — 4:00 PM EST
People shopping in mall.

After a busy second day of classes, it's time to go out for some shopping!

Students in the General English at Renison (GEAR) and English for Academic Success (EFAS) programs will experience browsing 120 stores (including brand name) at Fairview Park Mall in Kitchener, Ontario. 

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