Join the virtual audience for the Winter 2021 Concept $5K Finals!

Watch 10 promising student teams take the virtual stage and compete for their share of $20K in grant funding to help take startup ideas to the next level. Besides seeing some great pitches, you can also hear from Concept Interim Director, John Dick, and University of Waterloo Entrepreneurship Society about how to get involved with entrepreneurship and find co-founders.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 10:30 am - 2:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

CPI - WISE Student Talk

The Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute along with the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy is pleased to announce the inaugural CPI Student Seminar, featuring Prof. Pirathayini Srikantha, Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at York University.

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Dr. Cayelan Carey, Professor of Biological Sciences, Virginia Tech, will present: Advancing our understanding and management of freshwaters with near-term forecasting. This event is in person in DC 1302 with a lunch reception to follow in DC 1301 (The Fishbowl).

Thursday, June 27, 2024 - Friday, June 28, 2024 (all day)

From Targeting in Academia to Promoting Trust and Understanding

Institutions of higher learning are environments where new ideas, visions, and discoveries are cultivated. These pursuits are enriched through diversity of thought and perspective in an environment where we strive for a spirit of pluralism.

Unfortunately, universities can be the target for attacks by those who may feel threatened by this important work. The conference responds to this challenge and contribute to discussions on academic freedom and the principles of freedom of expression.

Monday, May 6, 2024 - Sunday, May 12, 2024 (all day)


From May 6-12, the Sustainability Office will be hosting the second-annual campus-wide BioBlitz: a community-led effort to identify and record species across campus. Whether you are a biodiversity novice, enthusiast, or expert, there are ways for everyone to get involved. We welcome all members of the campus community – students, staff, faculty, family, and friends – to join us!

Thursday, May 9, 2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Spring Tree Planting

Join the Sustainability Office for tree planting to support biodiversity on campus! Students and employees are invited to help with prepping the site and planting a variety of trees and shrubs, while learning more about the importance of supporting biodiversity and nature on campus and in our community.