July 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 — 6:15 PM EDT
People shopping in mall.

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

Students in the English For Success (EFS) program and Exploring Science program will experience browsing 120 stores (including brand name) at the Fairview Park Mall in Kitchener, Ontario. 

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Mountain climbers helping each other.

Who knew that building your leadership skills could be so fun?

Students from the English For Success (EFS) and Exploring Science program will partake in some high-energy challenges that will involve communication, teamwork, and competition!

Thursday, July 6, 2017 — 6:15 PM EDT
Bowling pin, bowling ball, and bowling shoes.

It's a strike!

Students in the English For Success (EFS) and Exploring Science program will be going bowling in Kitchener!

Experience this fun past-time with your fellow classmates. Who's going to get the highest score?

Friday, July 7, 2017 — 8:00 PM EDT
People sitting around a bonfire.

Let's relax, have a bonfire, and make some new friends!

Our bonfire will be a great way for our English for Success (EFS) and Exploring Science students to mingle and meet one another and other UWaterloo students!

Saturday, July 8, 2017 — 11:15 to 11:15 AM EDT
People walking in St Jacobs farmers market.

Experience Canada's largest year-round farmers' market in the beautiful town of St. Jacobs.

Sunday, July 9, 2017 — 8:15 AM EDT
Toronto Skyline.

We couldn't let you leave Canada without experiencing our country's largest city!

Sunday, July 9, 2017 — 12:45 to 12:45 PM EDT
Conestoga Mall

Shopping at Conestoga Mall is a great way to get acquainted with the Waterloo area! You'll find yourself going to this mall often for all your needs, it has many stores and an awesome food court

Sunday, July 9, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
University of Waterloo signs

Go for a Campus Walk to explore our beautiful campus OR play some outdoor soccer at Columbia Ice Field (CIF)!

Our iBASE students have the opportunity to pick their own adventure this evening. Make sure to meet in the Atrium to decide who you will be heading off with at 7:00 pm. 

Monday, July 10, 2017 — 4:30 PM EDT
Restaurants in University Plaza

Visit the shops and stores besides University of Waterloo. There are many restaurants at affordable prices, which is convenient for students. Best part is, there is a diverse range of cuisine for everyone's palette. 

This trip will be a great way to introduce our iBASE students to UWaterloo lifestyle!

Monday, July 10, 2017 — 8:30 PM EDT
Picture of man looking through telescope.

Take some time to gaze at the stars!

Our English for Success (EFS) and Exploring Science students will have the opportunity to attend the Gustav Bakos Observatory

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 — 4:30 PM EDT
Environment 3 building

Our iBASE students have the opportunity to visit the Environment buildings and learn more about their faculty!

Meet in the Renison Atrium at 4:30 pm, and walk over with your Peer Leader to the Environment buildings.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 — 6:15 PM EDT
People jumping on trampolines.

Jump around to your hearts content! 

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 — 4:30 PM EDT
graduating class

iBASE students have the chance to visit the Faculty of Arts! Learn more about your faculty, including the School of Accounting & Finance. 

Meet in the Renison Atrium at 4:30 pm to get a tour of the arts building and learn more!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 — 6:30 PM EDT
Father and daughter walking in Waterloo park.

Waterloo Park is the premier park in the City of Waterloo. Often called the "jewel of the city", Waterloo Park boasts 45 hectares (111 acres) of prime parkland, with a multitude of active and passive uses.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Friends laughing.

The name of the event says it all - fun with dons!

English For Success (EFS) Dons, Danielle, Faye, Jake, Alexander, & Phillip, will be planning some great activities for EFS students in Residence.

Meet the Dons in the Renison Cafeteria at 6:30pm, and get ready for some great fun!

Friday, July 14, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT
Uptown shops

Visit the Downtown of Waterloo and Civic Square to Explore some fun shops! It is a wonderful way to get familiar with Uptown Waterloo, since it is a go-to spot for UWaterloo students!

Our iBASE students will be able to enjoy a dinner at "My Thai" restaurant, so make sure you bring money!

Friday, July 14, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Friends playing Jenga.

Our Program Assistants, Charmaine, Ceci, & Sapphire, will be hosting a games event for our English for Success (EFS) and Exploring Science students!

Participate in some fun activities with your PA's and spend some time with your friends!

Saturday, July 15, 2017 — 8:15 AM EDT
Niagara falls.

Experience one of Canada's most majestic sights - Niagara Falls!

Sunday, July 16, 2017 — 11:15 to 11:15 AM EDT
Friends on a rafting boat.

Experience the beautiful waters of the Grand River in the Region of Waterloo!

English For Success (EFS) and Exploring Science students can enjoy a rafting trip along the Grand River, which runs through the cities of Kitchener, Cambridge and Waterloo.

Monday, July 17, 2017 — 4:00 PM EDT
E5

Visit the Engineering buildings and learn more about the Faculty of Engineering! 

iBASE students, please meet in the Renison Atrium at 4:00 pm to head over to the Faculty of Engineering. 

Monday, July 17, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Columbia ice field.

Come on and get active with us!

Our English for Success (EFS) and Exploring Science students have the opportunity to join us in a fun filled evening with a lot of active games.

You will be able to get active by playing Olympic Games at the Columbia Ice Field (CIF)!

Monday, July 17, 2017 — 8:00 PM EDT
Science Teaching Complex atrium.

Visit the Science buildings and the observatory on campus! It is a chance for you to see what the Faculty of Science has to offer to its students.

iBASE students will also get a chance to see the observatory on campus as well. 

Please meet in the Renison Atrium at 8:00pm. 

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 — 6:15 PM EDT
People playing laser tag.

Zap, zap! Zap, zap!

Our English For Success (EFS) and Exploring Science students will be visiting Laser Quest in Kitchener to play a rousing round of laser tag!

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Woman juggling three balls.

Are you a good juggler? Would you like to learn?

Students from the University of Waterloo's Juggling Club will be teaching our English For Success (EFS) and Exploring Science students how to enjoy the mindful skill of juggling. It's easier than you may think!

Thursday, July 20, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Friends laughing.

The name of the event says it all - fun with dons!

English For Success (EFS) Dons, Danielle, Faye, Jake, Alexander, & Phillip, will be planning some great activities for EFS students in Residence.

Meet the Dons in the Renison Cafeteria at 6:30pm, and get ready for some great fun!

Friday, July 21, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Friends playing Jenga.

Our Program Assistants, Charmaine, Ceci, & Sapphire, will be hosting a games event for our English for Success (EFS) and Exploring Science students!

Participate in some fun activities with your PA's and spend some time with your friends!

Saturday, July 22, 2017 — 8:15 AM EDT
Canada's wonderland ride, wind seeker.

Experience Canada's largest amusement park, Canada's Wonderland!

Saturday, July 22, 2017 — 8:15 AM EDT
Toronto aerial view.

We couldn't let you be in Canada without experiencing our country's largest city!

With more than 2.5 million people, Toronto houses many awesome sights and scenery. Students from the iBASE program will get to experience the wonderful City of Toronto!

Saturday, July 22, 2017 — 1:00 PM EDT
university plaza.

Visit the shops and stores besides University of Waterloo. There are many restaurants at affordable prices, which is convenient for students. Best part is, there is a diverse range of cuisine for everyone's palette. 

This trip will be a great way to introduce our 2+2 students to UWaterloo lifestyle!

Sunday, July 23, 2017 — 11:00 to 11:00 AM EDT
Grand bend beach.

Summer time is here- that means it is time to head to the beach!

Enjoy a beautiful day on the Grand Bend beach in Grand Bend, Ontario with the English For Success (EFS) Program Assistants!

Sunday, July 23, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Basketball court.

He shoots, he scores!

iBASE students get the opporunity to play some basketball at the Physical Activities Complex (PAC). 

Please meet in the Renison Atrium at 7:00pm to walk to PAC.

Monday, July 24, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Friends playing Jenga.

Our Program Assistants, Charmaine, Ceci, & Sapphire, will be hosting a games event for our English for Success (EFS) students!

Participate in some fun activities with your PA's and spend some time with your friends!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 — 5:15 PM EDT
Person on a zip-line.

We hope you're not afraid of heights!

English For Success (EFS) students will get to experience new heights by going zip lining at Chicopee Tube Park!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Friends laughing.

The name of the event says it all - fun with dons!

English For Success (EFS) Dons, Danielle, Faye, Jake, Alexander, & Phillip, will be planning some great activities for EFS students in Residence.

Meet the Dons in the Renison Cafeteria at 6:30pm, and get ready for some great fun!

Thursday, July 27, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Monkey bars.

Come and hang out with us and learn all about idioms!

iBASE student get to compete with their friends in a high-stakes idiom challange! 

Meet in the Dunker Family Lounge at 7:00pm.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Students performing a skit.

You've been practicing all month in your classes for this month, English For Success (EFS)! It's Skit Night & Talent Show!

Join your classmates for a great night of entertainment provided by your peers. EFS students will produce short skits that can consist of plays, musical performances, dances, comedy routines, and much more!

Let's enjoy each other's company and have a great night full of applause and laughs!

Meet in the Renison Cafeteria at 7pm to begin the show.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 — 7:00 PM EDT
Students performing a skit.

You've been practicing all month in your classes for this month, English For Success (EFS) and Exploring Science students, it's Skit Night & Talent Show!

Join your classmates for a great night of entertainment provided by your peers. EFS students will produce short skits that can consist of plays, musical performances, dances, comedy routines, and much more!

Let's enjoy each other's company and have a great night full of applause and laughs!

Meet in the Renison Cafeteria at 7pm to begin the show.

Saturday, July 29, 2017 — 8:15 AM EDT
Aerial view of Toronto

We couldn't let you leave Canada without experiencing our country's largest city!

With more than 2.5 million people, Toronto houses many awesome sights and scenery. Students from the 2+2 program will get to experience the wonderful city of Toronto. 

Saturday, July 29, 2017 — 2:00 PM EDT
Virtual reality room

You get the chance to experience Virtual Reality at CTRL-V!

CTRL-V is Canada's first virtual reality arcade! iBASE students get the chance to attend and play.

It is $23.00 to attend, so please register and pay at the Renison Reception Office.

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