Learn to speak about your research with confidence!
Whether you are giving a conference presentation, a job talk, or defending your dissertation, as a graduate student you need to be able to speak with authority and knowledge about your research area, respond to questions, and engage in scholarly debate.
Speak like a Scholar is designed to help doctoral students develop their voices as independent scholars and give effective academic presentations with confidence.
The Velocity Fund is a pitch competition, held three times a year, for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to win a share of $20,000 in funding. Join us for the Velocity Fund Finals $5K on July 18 from 11:00am – 2:30pm.
We encourage you to register to reserve your spot in the audience today!
- This group offers a safe, confidential space in which to talk about the stressors in graduate school and life, emotions (including problems with anxiety and depression), and relationships. This group can be attended on a drop-in basis - attendance at each session is not required.
- Understand how to navigate issues in your academic and personal life.
- Share your experience, obtain feedback, and explore new ways of coping with issues unique to graduate students in a safe and confidential context.
Join us at the Social Impact Showcase on July 23rd, where we will be celebrating the diversity of our GreenHouse innovators and their journeys in social innovation and entrepreneurship. We will be announcing grants for some early-stage, high-potential ideas, and the Social Impact Fund winners will be sharing their stories.
This training teaches participants how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. QPR is an education and awareness program that provides direction as to how to Question a person with thoughts of suicide, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to Refer the person to appropriate professional resources.
1-hour support group for anyone struggling with disordered eating or issues with food
- All students are welcome to drop-in at any session to speak in a friendly, informal and confidential space
- The group will be facilitated by a student volunteer and a Campus Wellness clinician
- Sessions will run every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of the month
- Sign up is available on LEADS or drop-in to any session
Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.
Register on LEADS.
Thriving With Emotions
Would you like to know more about Indigenization and reconciliation in the university context? Join us in the FAUW Indigenization Reading Circle. Your area of expertise doesn’t matter because there are no prerequisites! Together we will work at hearing Indigenous voices and contemplate what respect for Indigenous ways of knowing and being means for universities.
All members of the UW community are welcome.
Summer 2019 sessions are:
Please join us at the Shad Waterloo 2019 Open Day Exhibits and see displays and demonstrations of the design project solutions, lecture series, workshops, and recreation activities.
The design project theme this year is "How might we help Canadians impactfully reduce our waste?".