International Orientation takes place Friday, September 4 to Sunday, September 6. This is the weekend before Waterloo Orientation so that you can also attend Waterloo Orientation.
During International Orientation, you will:
Fall Orientation 2015 runs from Sunday, September 6 to Saturday, September 12, 2015.
Join us for first-year Orientation if you are:
"Driving Lean Change in Higher Education"
The Faculty of Mathematics has contracted with Crowdmark Inc. to provide campus-wide on-line midterm/exam marking and results distribution starting Fall 2015 for all course instructors who are interested. Students write exam papers with Crowdmark-generated QR codes on each page. Exams are later scanned and uploaded to Crowdmark for marking. Benefits include: faster marking (no paper handling/shuffling!), no mark transcription errors, faster feedback to students, no class time for hand-back and the ability to mark from anywhere at anytime.
On Thursday, September 17th, Students, staff, and faculty are invited to join together and represent the University of Waterloo in the annual Take Back the Night march. From 6 – 9 p.m., the Kitchener-Waterloo community meets at Kitchener City Hall to march.
Why do we march?
An interactive open house to showcase the work of local researchers at the University of Waterloo that are currently or previously funded by the HSF and bring an awareness to how this research is used to create survivors.
High school students and their parents can talk personally with students, professors and university reps, get answers about programs, admission requirements, student life and much more. Don’t miss out on the largest educational fair in Canada!
Alice Kuzniar, Professor of German and English, will look at the notion in Romantic science of a “vital life force” and how it informed homeopathy’s concepts of healing.
Hosted by the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP), Hack4Health will provide an exciting space for the creation of practical applications (software, hardware, and social solutions) for people living with MS or Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The application(s) that emerge from this productive 2-day event will benefit people affected by and/or living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, enhance the profile of both conditions, inspire cutting-edge research at the University of Waterloo, and provide an invaluable platform for social innovation.
Join us for the 12th Annual Traditional Pow Wow, hosted by the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre at St. Paul's University College.
There will be traditional drum groups, dancers, and craft and food vendors.
Everyone is welcome, whether Aboriginal or not!
The Pow Wow will take place rain or shine.
The 30th Annual Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) Fun Run takes place on Saturday, October 3, 2015 and is the longest-standing Reunion tradition at the University of Waterloo. The run (or jog or walk), takes place on Waterloo’s Ring Road, and promotes a healthy, dynamic lifestyle and encourages participants to be physically active across the lifespan – a mission of all AHS teaching and research activities!
The event is open to all ages and we attract well over 400 alumni, students, staff, faculty, and members of the Waterloo Region community to join in the fun. Participants have the option of a 2.5 km or 5 km run, jog, or walk.
Join us for a full day of free activities for the whole family including a lecture by Institute for Quantum Computing Executive Director Raymond Laflamme, a charity run, Warrior football match, East Asian Festival, traditional Aboriginal Pow Wow, and interactive learning experiences in a number of our buildings.
The world’s challenges and targets for their solutions have recently been captured in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) which are intended to guide global action from 2015‐2030. Now, the focus is shifting from the strategy of developing and forging consensus around these goals to questions of implementation and execution regarding how these goals will be reached. In addressing this question, it is clear that innovation will be critical to reaching the SDGs.
The University of Waterloo hosts its inaugural inter-university quidditch tournament on V1 Green.
The second international Polar Data Forum (PDF II) will be held at the University of Waterloo in October of this year. The Forum will provide a critically important venue for showcasing polar data initiatives, to learn from global partners and work collaboratively to continue developing an international vision and action plan.
The University is hosting a Professional and Post-degree (PPD) Day. Topics include career options, graduate school admission requirements, program specifics, and application procedures and deadlines.
The first session at 10:30 a.m. will focus on education, health, pharmacy, optometry, social work, and college post-degree/certificate programs.
The second session at 1:30 p.m. will focus on MBA, law, veterinary, engineering/technologies, and graduate studies.
Prof. David Rudolph, Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Waterloo
Come cheer on your Waterloo Warriors Women's and Men's Basketball teams as they face off against the cross town rival Laurier Golden Hawks.
Women tip off at 1:00 p.m. followed by the men at 3:00 p.m. All Youth league players to wear their jerseys will receive free admission. Don't miss out on the autograph session with the Warriors post game.