COVID-19 Updates

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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 - February 2021

Friday, February 26, 2021 — 8:00 PM EST
this is a flyer for Games Day, run by the ELI program at Renison.

Join your peer leaders in a night of fun and interactive games, to unwind after a long week of hard work! Join us on Zoom.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 — 8:00 PM EST
This is a flyer for Fitness fun hosted by Renison.

Join your peer leaders for some fun weekly exercise. We will be following pre-recorded classes provided by Waterloo Warrior Athletics and Recreation.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 — 1:00 PM EST
This is a flyer for the Mature Student Coffee Chat hosted by Renison

Come and join the ELI staff and other older UWaterloo students for a conversation over coffee! This is a great opportunity for you to practice your English and discuss anything about assignments, life in Canada, The University Of Waterloo, and anything else on your mind.

Thursday, February 25, 2021 — 10:00 AM EST
This is a flyer for the Sex-Esteem workshop run by PHE through Renison

Join The University of Waterloo's Peer Health Education Team in this interactive and educational workshop.

Monday, February 22, 2021 — 9:00 PM EST
This is a flyer for the PowerPoint Workshop hosted by Renison

PowerPoint is a very useful tool in school, and in business. In this session A.J. will be teaching everyone how to use PowerPoint to it's full potential. To Attend: This event will be held through Zoom Join us online!

Monday, February 22, 2021 — 9:00 PM EST

Join this workshop led by your Student Advisor A.J. to learn all the best tips and tricks for studying and taking tests in University! This meeting will be held through Zoom. Join us online to attend.

Monday, February 22, 2021 — 12:00 PM EST

Grab your favourite hot drink and join Renison’s Anglican Chaplain, Megan Collings-Moore, for a fun, relaxing conversation on spirituality, life, and pop culture! All are welcome to join this fun Discord event. To Attend: This event will be held through Discord. Join us online!

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 — 10:00 AM EST

Join your Peer Leaders for an exciting hour of discussion where you will see some new faces and make new friends from around the world! Practice your listening and speaking skills. It is your choice if you wish to turn on your microphone or camera. 

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 — 10:00 PM EST

Join your Peer Leaders for an exciting hour of discussion where you will see some new faces and make new friends from around the world! Practice your listening and speaking skills. It is your choice if you wish to turn on your microphone or camera. 

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 — 10:00 AM EST

Join your Peer Leaders for an exciting hour of discussion where you will see some new faces and make new friends from around the world! Practice your listening and speaking skills. It is your choice if you wish to turn on your microphone or camera. 

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 — 10:00 PM EST

Join your Peer Leaders for an exciting hour of discussion where you will see some new faces and make new friends from around the world! Practice your listening and speaking skills. It is your choice if you wish to turn on your microphone or camera. 

Monday, February 8, 2021 — 9:00 PM EST

LinkedIn is an online platform that connects the world's professionals, and is a great and necessary tool for students wanting to make connections in their field. Come join this workshop to learn everything you need to know about setting up an effective LinkedIn, and using the platform efficiently. To Attend: this event will be held through Zoom Join us online!

Friday, February 5, 2021 — 8:00 PM EST
flyer depicting Among Us characters and event details

Join our Peer Leaders for another fun game night as we come together to play Among Us this Friday, February 5. Everyone is welcome to play — even if you have not played before! We will take time to show everybody and will play together in groups.

Thursday, February 4, 2021 — 9:30 PM EST
Flyer For the event in white text with a black background

We are saying farewell after a stupendous month of virtual English language education with our General English at Renison (GEAR) students studying from South Korea! If you're a GEAR student, make sure to join us to say farewell, with speeches and awards to be distributed.

Thursday, February 4, 2021 — 8:30 PM EST
True Canadian Trivia Flyer with Canadian flags in the background and event details.

How strong is your Canadian trivia knowledge? Join your Peer Leaders Willow and Roy to learn some interesting facts about Canada! Play fun trivia games, get to know other students, and learn more about life in Canada!

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 — 10:00 AM EST
this is a flyer about the conversation hangout, with a picture of students chatting online.

Join your Peer Leaders for an exciting hour of discussion where you will see some new faces and make new friends from around the world! Practice your listening and speaking skills. It is your choice if you wish to turn on your microphone or camera.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 — 10:00 PM EST
this is a flyer about the conversation hangout, with a picture of students chatting online.

Join your Peer Leaders for an exciting hour of discussion where you will see some new faces and make new friends from around the world! Practice your listening and speaking skills. It is your choice if you wish to turn on your microphone or camera.

Monday, February 1, 2021 — 8:30 PM EST

With the benefit of the web, we will "drive” our virtual tour bus to several interesting places to see some amazing sights that Canada has to offer. Hop aboard the tour bus with us! We will be joined special guest speakers from across Canada who will speak about life in their Canadian hometowns!

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