Events - 2018

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

 Have you ever considered being your own boss and growing a consulting business? Attend this workshop and learn about the ins and outs of launching an expert consulting business.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 — 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM EST

Join us for a workshop exploring healthy masculinity! 

These workshops are free and open to open to all male identifying students, staff, and faculty. Lunch will be provided!

Friday, November 30, 2018 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

Martine August 

Canada’s rental housing goldmine: The financialization of apartments from trailer park to tar sands

Monday, November 19, 2018 (all day) to Wednesday, November 21, 2018 (all day)

Every year, more than 600 people from more than 30 countries gather in Canada for the Canadian Conference on Global Health (CCGH).  Practitioners, researchers, educators, students, policy makers and community mobilizers come to share their knowledge and experience and find new ways to work together. This conference is co-chaired by GEM's Susan Elliott.

Call for abstracts now open! Deadline: May 31, 2018

Friday, November 16, 2018 — 12:30 PM to 2:20 PM EST

Join us for a special lecture with Abul Quasem Al-Aminab

Title: Low Carbon Society by Introducing Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles in Malaysia: the Prospects and Challenges

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Passport event

Join us at this year's Faculty of Environment's International Education Week event, 2nd ENV Global Perspectives Symposium: Passport to the World. The event will feature a number of engaging activities:

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Waterloo Innovation Summit

Global challenges require bold leaders and even bolder ideas. The Waterloo Innovation Summit’s platform addresses disruptive trends to generate dialogue and action on the world’s most pressing issues.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Interested in learning about unique Co-op opportunities that are available? Want to findout how you can find a relevant and valuable co-op job? Join us for the Experiences of Entrepreneurship and Environment in Co-op event! Refreshments will be provided and spaces are limited! Register online below:

Friday, November 2, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

When it comes to sustainable development in Canada, where are we headed, were should we be headed, and what can youth do about it?

Thursday, November 1, 2018 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Join a cohort of environmental entrepreneurs from Waterloo and beyond to learn more about pitching an idea and starting your own business as a woman. The event will begin with a panel discussing experiences in the field as a woman, overcoming and embracing obstacles, improving confidence, and finding an ideal team to help your idea thrive. After the event, stay for refreshments and a meet and greet with panel members and other women entrepreneurs from the community. This event is open to all students, but is targeted towards our women-identifying and non-binary peers. 

Thursday, November 1, 2018 — 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Environment 3 Building

Register now!

Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:30-7:00 pm

Environment 3  - Minto Atrium

To help us shape a sustainable future, we’re embarking on a bold initiative to attract the best and brightest graduate students to be the next generation of researchers in the field.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 2:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Environment students at convocation

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the convocation ceremony for Fall 2018 Convocation. 

2:30PM - *4:30PM | Physical Activities Complex, Main Gymnasium

*Note: ending time is approximate

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
Rideau canal in fall, Ottawa

Alumni & Student Happy Hour in Ottawa

Environment students on co-op in the Ottawa area and Faculty of Environment alumni living in the capital are invited to an alumni-student happy hour on Thursday, October 25th from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm at the LIFT Resto Lounge.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
October Seminar

Olaf Weber

Investment, pensions, and savings: Do we all finance environmental degradation and climate change?

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Entrepreneurship at Environment and GreenHouse invite you to the Experts and Opportunities: Jack Rosen Ideation Workshop.

Friday, October 12, 2018 — 10:00 AM EDT

As the University of Waterloo prepares to move forward with a new strategic plan, we want to hear from you!

Please join us for the Bridge to 2020 Strategic Plan development consultation session for the Faculty of Environment.


Friday, October 12, 10:00 a.m., EV1 221

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Mingle with industry experts, ask questions, and make new connections!

At this upcoming event, five industry and business experts will be available to answer questions and help you get on the right track to becoming an entrepreneur! Whether you're starting a business, freelancing, creating a new product, or generally building your entrepreneurial skills - this is your chance to make the right connections and expand your professional network.

Refreshments to follow!

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 7:15 AM to 9:00 AM EDT
Coffee and notepad

The Leadership Series gives Faculty of Environment students the opportunity to connect with and learn from alumni through discussion and small-group networking. This term we are organizing a breakfast roundtable event focused on how to network effectively and the importance of building diverse connections. Stay tuned for upcoming Leadership Series events in Winter 2018. 

Sunday, September 30, 2018 (all day)
THe union

This student-led initiative consists of two events, a free-to-attend Eco-market that runs throughout the day and two ticketed scheduled fashion shows (1 pm & 3.30 pm). Project: Trashion will be hosting their first ever fashion exhibition - THE UNION that aims to unite key actors of sustainability within the Kitchener/Waterloo region in Ontario.

Monday, September 24, 2018 — 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM EDT
water institute poster info
Saturday, September 22, 2018 — 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Reunion banner 2018

Come back to the University of Waterloo on Saturday, September 22nd for Reunion 2018 and celebrate! Revisit the Faculty of Environment, reunite with former classmates and professors, relive your fondest campus memories and if you dare, recreate those old class photos!

Thursday, September 20, 2018 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
September seminar poster

The Faculty of Environment is proud to announce the latest instalment of our exciting free speaker series.

Please mark your calendars for THURSDAY, September 20, 2018, and join us for a complimentary lunch and a free lecture by some of the brightest minds in environmental research.

Lunch and Lecture Location: Alumni Hall — St. Paul's University College 1102, 11:30am to 1:30pm​

Tuesday, September 11, 2018 (all day) to Wednesday, November 14, 2018 (all day)


We are excited to be using a platform called ON24 to host the webinar which will focus on the following topics:

Friday, September 7, 2018 (all day) to Saturday, September 8, 2018 (all day)

The Hold the Line 2018 Festival is the second annual cycling and folk music festival, featuring group cycling rides and 11 local music collaborations, as well as camping and a pancake Breakfast.

There will be:

All-ages activities & workshops
Countryside cycling rides
Music & celebration
Local food & drink

Thursday, August 23, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
forest and river, snow

"A unique, participatory history lesson – developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators..."

In an effort to continue University of Waterloo’s commitment to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action, you are invited to participate in the KAIROS Blanket Exercise.


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