COVID-19 Updates

Read the latest updates from Renison University College on the Renison News page

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 tagged with Future undergraduate students

Friday, March 5, 2021 — 10:00 AM EST

What is intercultural competence, and why is it important? Intercultural competence is a valuable asset in an increasingly globalized world where we are more likely to interact with people from different cultures and countries who have been shaped by different values, beliefs and experiences. Join this workshop to learn more about the importance of this increasingly relevant subject. Join us online to attend.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 — 10:00 PM EST

Join your peer leaders in this special edition Conversation Hangout, where we will be celebrating International Women's Day! We will be discussing how far the movement for gender equality has come, how far there still is to go, and the importance of intersectionality. This meeting will be held through Zoom. Join us online to attend.

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

Join your peer leaders in this special edition Conversation Hangout, where we will be celebrating International Women's Day! We will be discussing how far the movement for gender equality has come, how far there still is to go, and the importance of intersectionality. This meeting will be held through Zoom. Join us online to attend.

Monday, March 15, 2021 — 9:00 PM EDT

Practice conversational small talk and make friends with students from students from the University of Waterloo and Renison’s English language programs.

When you join us on online, you will be assigned into a virtual breakout room with a small group of people. You will have 10 minutes to talk with your new friend and ask ‘small talk’ questions (we will provide examples).

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 — 10:00 PM EDT

Join your peer leaders in celebrating St.Patrick's Day! Don't know what this holiday is? This hangout is the perfect chance to learn! We will be talking about the history of the holiday, and how it's celebrated here in Waterloo. This meeting will be held through Zoom. Join us online to attend.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT

Join your peer leaders in celebrating St.Patrick's Day! Don't know what this holiday is? This hangout is the perfect chance to learn! We will be talking about the history of the holiday, and how it's celebrated here in Waterloo. This meeting will be held through Zoom. Join us online to attend.

Thursday, March 25, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT

Balancing online school, hobbies, work, time with family and friends, and time to sleep can be very stressful. Join this workshop led by your peer leaders Willow & Jenny to learn how they manage stress, and new ways you can too. This meeting will be held through Zoom. Join us online to attend.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 — 10:00 PM EDT

Join your peer leaders in this exciting special edition Conversation Hangout. We will be doing a variety of personality quizzes, & discussing the results. We will also be talking about how we can understand different personalities better to help us work with others in the classroom and the workplace. This meeting will be held through Zoom. Join us online to attend.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT

Join your peer leaders in this exciting special edition Conversation Hangout. We will be doing a variety of personality quizzes, & discussing the results. We will also be talking about how we can understand different personalities better to help us work with others in the classroom and the workplace. This meeting will be held through Zoom. Join us online to attend.

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