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Wednesday, August 1, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Join us on our weekly iBASE Rep Team meeting. It is a chance for iBASE students to practise their English communication skills with native speakers and plan many fun events for other iBASE students!

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
SLP new to a team

Commitment to a shared vision or goal: open and honest communication: mutual respect and trust; most would agree that these are all qualities and characteristics of an effective team – but what if team members are new – what leadership style is needed?

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Surprise Banner

Ssssshhhhhhh, it is a surprise event!

Students from the English for Success (EFS) program have the opportunity to participate in a surprise event organized by their peer leaders where there will be so many fun activities.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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

Thursday, August 2, 2018 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EDT
Women in Waterloo Engineering

The Women in Engineering (WiE) event is an event offered to iBASE Female Engineers to let you know about an all-inclusive and supportive foundation for female engineers.

Thursday, August 2, 2018 — 6:15 PM EDT
bowling pins and ball

What did the bowling pins do? They went on strike.

Are you ready to strike some bowling pins yourself? Join us for this fun bowling trip with your peer leaders and friends!

Thursday, August 2, 2018 — 6:15 PM EDT
Fairview Park Mall

It is time to shop until you drop!

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

Friday, August 3, 2018 — 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Waterloo Environment banner

This event is a good opportunity for EFAS Environment 2+2 students to meet senior students enrolled in different Environment programs at the University of Waterloo.

Friday, August 3, 2018 — 8:00 PM EDT
Roasting marshmallows over bonfire

It is time to relax, make new friends, and take the best Instagram photos at a welcoming bonfire party! Not only that, you will get to enjoy roasting marshmallows and hot dogs over the bonfire.

Friday, August 3, 2018 — 8:00 PM EDT
people at bonfire party

It is time to relax, make new friends, and take the best Instagram photos at a welcoming bonfire party! Not only that, you will get to enjoy roasting marshmallows and hot dogs over the bonfire.

Friday, August 3, 2018 — 8:00 PM EDT
Bonfire


It is time to relax, make new friends, and take the best Instagram photos at a welcoming bonfire party! Not only that, you will get to enjoy roasting marshmallows and hot dogs over the bonfire.

Saturday, August 4, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Niagara Falls

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

Students from the EFAS program will take a bus trip to experience Niagara Falls, Ontario, for a day! 

Saturday, August 4, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Toronto

Start off your experience at Canada by visiting our country's largest city! With more than 2.5 million people, Toronto has many awesome sights and scenery!

Saturday, August 4, 2018 — 11:15 to 11:15 AM EDT
St. Jacobs Farmers Market

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

Sunday, August 5, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Niagara Falls

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

Sunday, August 5, 2018 — 11:00 to 11:00 AM EDT
Beach Day

Looks like Miami Beach, right? Well, you're in luck because you get to experience a beautiful day at a beach like "Miami Beach" while you're in Canada!

Monday, August 6, 2018 — 6:15 PM EDT
Bowling alley

What did the bowling pins do? They went on strike.

Are you ready to strike some bowling pins? Then, join us for this fun bowling trip with your peer leaders and friends! This trip is for BLP students to enjoy a fun night and make new friends!

Monday, August 6, 2018 — 6:30 PM EDT
EFS students at the 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.

Monday, August 6, 2018 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Business people shaking hands

iBASE students have the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship at the University of Waterloo. We will meet the student executive from the Entrepreneurship Society and learn more about the Velocity programs and start-up incubator hubs at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018 — 6:15 PM EDT
students jumping on trampoline

I believe I can fly, I believe I can jump to the sky. 

Come out and have fun jumping high enough to touch the ceiling in an amazing indoor trampoline park! 

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Join us on our weekly iBASE Rep Team meeting. It is a chance for iBASE students to practise their English communication skills with native speakers and plan many fun events for other iBASE students!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 — 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Waterloo Environment banner

For EFAS Environment 2+2 students; learn about Academic Integrity and what it means at UWaterloo! This will be very important for you, especially as you enter your courses in September. 

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 — 6:30 PM EDT
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.

Take a walk around Silver Lake, visit the animals in the Eby Farmstead, enjoy a relaxing picnic or cool off in the Lions Lagoon splash pad!

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
People on Mountain

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

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

Thursday, August 9, 2018 — 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Sports Balls

Bring your inner #WARRIOR spirit into the field!

If you're an English for Success (EFS) student looking for a great way to get in shape and have fun, join us to play many fun games in the indoors!

Thursday, August 9, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Paint Splash event poster

Be creative! Have fun! Let your inner artist shine! 

Student leaders from the iBASE Rep volunteer team are hosting PAINT SPLASH on Thursday, August 9 from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Join us at the Grad House Greens (located near the Dana Porter Library) for a fun evening!

Friday, August 10, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT

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

English For Success (EFS) Dons will be planning some great activities for EFS students in Residence.

Friday, August 10, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Surprise Banner

Ssssshhhhhhh, it is a surprise event!

Students from the BLP program have the opportunity to participate in a surprise event organized by their peer leaders where there will be so many fun activities.

Friday, August 10, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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

Saturday, August 11, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Canada's Wonderland view

The sky is definitely not the limit for Canada's Wonderland existing rides!

There is every ride you can imagine to satisfy all types of visitors!

Saturday, August 11, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Niagara Falls

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

Students from the BLP program will take a bus trip to experience Niagara Falls, Ontario, for a day! 

Saturday, August 11, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Image of Toronto City

We couldn't let you leave Canada without experiencing our country's largest city! With more than 2.5 million people, Toronto has many awesome sights and scenery!

Sunday, August 12, 2018 — 11:15 to 11:15 AM EDT
people on rafting boat

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

Sunday, August 12, 2018 — 11:15 to 11:15 AM EDT
Toronto Premium Outlet

BLP students, be prepared to be mesmerized by the discounted brand stores in our very own outdoor outlet mall in Ontario, Toronto Premium Outlets!

Monday, August 13, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
SLP Presentations Skills

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

Monday, August 13, 2018 — 6:30 PM EDT
Sports Balls

Bring your inner #WARRIOR spirit into the field!

If you're an BLP student looking for a great way to keep in shape and have fun, join us to play many fun games in the outdoors! 

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Time management and ice cream workshop poster

Do you feel like there aren't enough hours in the day to get things done? Do you often find yourself ignoring important tasks like studying or doing homework? Never fear, we are here to help!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT
People at Laser Tag

It's time to relieve some stress and enjoy a great adventure with your favourite peer leaders on our trip to Laser Quest in Kitchener.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Join us on our weekly iBASE Rep Team meeting. It is a chance for iBASE students to practise their English communication skills with native speakers and plan many fun events for other iBASE students!

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 — 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Science Society at UW

For EFAS Science 2+2 students; learn about Academic Integrity and what it means at UWaterloo! This will be very important for you, especially as you enter your courses in September. 

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Surprise Banner

Ssssshhhhhhh, it is a surprise event!

Students from the English for Success (EFS) program have the opportunity to participate in a surprise event organized by their peer leaders where there will be so many fun activities.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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

Thursday, August 16, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Two figures juggling

In English, we often talk about "juggling responsibilities" in life, or doing multiple important things at once. You can put this metaphor to the test to see if the real thing is just as difficult! 

Thursday, August 16, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Women juggling balls

In English, we often talk about "juggling responsibilities" in life, or doing multiple important things at once. You can put this metaphor to the test to see if the real thing is just as difficult! 

Friday, August 17, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT

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

English For Success (EFS) Dons will be planning some great activities for EFS students in Residence.

Friday, August 17, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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

Saturday, August 18, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Canada's Wonderland view

The sky is definitely not the limit for Canada's Wonderland existing rides! It is indeed a wonderland. 

There is every ride you can imagine to satisfy all types of visitors!

Saturday, August 18, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Rides in Canada's Wonderland

The sky is definitely not the limit for Canada's Wonderland existing rides!

Saturday, August 18, 2018 — 11:15 to 11:15 AM EDT

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

Students from the BLP program will take a bus from Renison to the St Jacobs Farmers' Market.

Sunday, August 19, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Canada's Wonderland view

The sky is definitely not the limit for Canada's Wonderland existing rides!

There is every ride you can imagine to satisfy all types of visitors!

BLP students will have the opportunity to go to one of Canada's largest amusement parks in the summer.

Sunday, August 19, 2018 — 11:00 to 11:00 AM EDT
Beach accessories on beach

Looks like Miami Beach, right? Well, you're in luck because you get to experience a beautiful day at a beach like "Miami Beach" while you're in Canada!

Monday, August 20, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Student jobs banner

This event is an excellent opportunity for EFAS 2+2 students to learn very important information about how to find a part-time job on campus in addition to a Centre for Career Action (CCA) information session.

Monday, August 20, 2018 — 6:00 PM EDT

It's time to relieve some stress and enjoy a great adventure with your favourite peer leaders on our trip to Laser Quest in Kitchener. BLP students have a long tradition of epic battles and lots of fun at Laser Quest. Make sure you bring your A-game!!!

Monday, August 20, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Sports Balls

Bring your inner #WARRIOR spirit into the field!

If you're an English for Success (EFS) student looking for a great way to keep in shape and have fun, join us to play many fun games in the outdoors! 

Monday, August 20, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Surprise Banner

Ssssshhhhhhh, it is a surprise event!

Students from the English for Success (EFS) program have the opportunity to participate in a surprise event organized by their peer leaders where there will be so many fun activities.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 — 2:00 PM EDT
Celebrate success banner

Thank you for such a wonderful month, Business Leadership Program (BLP) students! We will miss you! This End-of-Term celebration is a chance to acknowledge your hard work in the BLP program. We hope you had an amazing term, so let us take this last chance to celebrate together!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Immigration Paper

The Immigration Advising & Study Permits Session is dedicated for iBASE students. iBASE students will be given information regarding immigration processes and study permits. This is also your chance to ask relevant questions to professional advisors.

For more information, watch the following video:

 

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 — 4:15 PM EDT
Economics at UW

This event is a good opportunity for EFAS Economics 2+students to meet the professors, staff, and some students at the Faculty of Science! Participate in a fun social event, and meet your professors and staff here to support and welcome you!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 — 5:15 PM EDT
Bubble Soccer

Are you ready to max out YOUR sport's world? 

The students in the English for Success (EFS) have the opportunity to play various sports in the same day, including BUBBLE soccer, mini golf, batting cages, archery wars, and driving ranges!

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT

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

English For Success (EFS) Dons will be planning some great activities for EFS students in Residence.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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

Thursday, August 23, 2018 — 4:15 PM to 5:30 PM EDT
Immigration Paper

The Immigration Advising Session is dedicated for EFAS students. EFAS students will be given information regarding immigration processes. This is also your chance to ask relevant questions to professional advisors.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Talent Show Banner

You've Got Talent!

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

Friday, August 24, 2018 — 10:00 to 10:00 AM EDT
Class of 2018 Graduation

Our students have worked hard all month long, and the moment has finally arrived - Graduation Day!

Friday, August 24, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Busy Carnival at Night

The Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival is a not-for-profit, volunteer-operated busker festival in Waterloo, Ontario. Families from Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph, Cambridge, and communities in the Region of Waterloo are treated to street performances by buskers from Canada and around the world.

Friday, August 24, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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

Friday, August 24, 2018 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Banner for Busker's Carnival

The Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival is a not-for-profit, volunteer-operated busker festival in Waterloo, Ontario. Families from Waterloo, Kitchener, Guelph, Cambridge, and communities in the Region of Waterloo are treated to street performances by buskers from Canada and around the world.

Saturday, August 25, 2018 — 11:15 to 11:15 AM EDT
St. Jacobs Farmers Market

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

Saturday, August 25, 2018 — 11:15 to 11:15 AM EDT
St. Jacobs Farmers Market

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

Sunday, August 26, 2018 — 8:15 AM EDT
Niagara Falls

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

Monday, August 27, 2018 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Celebrate success banner

Thank you for such a wonderful term, iBASE students! We will miss you! This End-of-Term celebration is a chance to acknowledge your hard work in the iBASE program. We hope you had an amazing term, so let us take this last chance to celebrate together!

Monday, August 27, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT
Bowling Alley

What did the bowling pins do? They went on strike.

Are you ready to strike some bowling pins yourself? This trip is for iBASE students to enjoy a fun night to celebrate their success! 

Monday, August 27, 2018 — 6:15 PM EDT
Person holding card and shopping bags

It is time to shop until you drop!

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

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 — 6:15 PM EDT
bowling pins and ball

What did the bowling pins do? They went on strike.

Are you ready to strike some bowling pins yourself? Join us for this fun bowling trip with your peer leaders and friends!

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Surprise Banner

Ssssshhhhhhh, it is a surprise event!

Students from the English for Success (EFS) program have the opportunity to participate in a surprise event organized by their peer leaders where there will be so many fun activities.

Thursday, August 30, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT
Picnic in the outdoors

Summer is nature’s way of saying let’s party!

Join your friends and favourite peer leaders at an outdoor picnic to celebrate the EFAS End-of-Term! 

Thursday, August 30, 2018 — 8:00 PM EDT
Smores with bonfire

We don't like good-byes, but farewell to our lovely, graduating students.

Join us to create wonderful memories for the last time with your English Language Institute (ELI) family of your favourite peer leaders and friends!

Friday, August 31, 2018 — 12:30 to 15:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Graduation cap on books

Thank you for such a wonderful month, English for Academic Success (EFAS) students! We will miss you! This End-of-Term celebration is a chance to acknowledge your hard work in the EFAS program.

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