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LIGHT Illuminated Exhibition

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 10:00 AM to Monday, March 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM EDT
people spelling the word light

Revel in art and technology while learning about the value of light through interactive installations at THEMUSEUM presented in partnership by the University of Waterloo, UWaterloo’s student chapter of The Optical Society, and the Institute for Quantum Computing.

Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student - Nominations Open

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 12:00 PM to Friday, February 12, 2016 - 4:30 PM EST
Amit & Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student: Nominate your Outstanding Teaching Assistant!

Do you know an exceptional Teaching Assistant or Graduate Student Lecturer? Here’s your chance to recognize him or her with an award!

The nominations for the Amit and Meena Chakma Awards for Exceptional Teaching by a Student (AETS) are due on Friday, February 12, 2016. Submit yours today!

As the Women Sew: Community Quilts of Mampuján, Colombia

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM EST to Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 5:00 PM EDT
Women sewing

The MSCU Centre for Peace Advancement is excited to announce our Winter 2016 Grebel Gallery exhibit, As the women sew: Community quilts of Mampuján, Colombia.

Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternative Service

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM to Friday, December 16, 2016 - 4:30 PM EST
Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternatives Service 1941-1946

During the Second World War, 2,600 Ontario Mennonite men served in conscientious objector work camps. Through archival records, this exhibit recovers their voices and stories. Free. Guided tours and additional programming available for groups if arranged in advance.

UWAG Winter Exhibitions

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 12:00 PM to Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 5:00 PM EST
Person standing on a rock near a lake, holding a gun. Photograph is by Elinor Whiddon.

Join UWAG for the opening reception of their new Winter Exhibitions on Thursday, January 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Gallery hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

Sexuality, Marriage and Family Studies (SMF) Research Symposium

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 (all day) to Friday, February 12, 2016 (all day)

The theme of this year’s Sexuality, Marriage and Family Studies (SMF) Research Symposium is derived from our commitment to increasing awareness of the changing landscape and intersections of families, relationships and sexualities.

UWaterloo CanBuild 2016

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 (all day) to Tuesday, March 29, 2016 (all day)
Waterloo Warriors logo built with cans.

UWaterloo Canbuild is more than just a typical food drive: it strives to raise awareness about hunger on campus and in the community. 

CanBuild engages our campus community to develop teams, collaborate with colleagues and put their creative skills to work by building structures from the food donations they collect. 

Velocity Fund $25K Applications Open

Monday, February 8, 2016 (all day) to Sunday, March 6, 2016 (all day)
Application Poster- see text for details.

$25K Velocity Fund Applications are open! The Velocity Fund is a non-equity grant program for startups that offers $375,000 each year to startups through its Velocity Fund $25K and Velocity Fund $5K programs.

Three times a year, startups can apply to compete for $25,000 prizes, as well as an extra $10,000 in additional funding awarded to the most innovative hardware startup winner. The top applicants are invited to interview with a panel of Velocity leaders and alumni, and if selected, present their pitches at the Velocity Fund Finals on March 31st.

Meetings February 11 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Many, many, many hours are spent in meetings - how can your meetings build relationships and achieve results?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

Components of an effective team meeting Roles within a team - productive and unproductive Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

Register on LEADS (using your Quest user ID)

Scotiabank Employer Information Session

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Bachelor
Graduating Students
MATH - Statistics, MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Communication for the workplace

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Knowledge about email etiquette, voice mail messages, taking meeting minutes, and social media is explored to help you effectively communicate at work. Learn the strategies and techniques to be a boss communicator in the workplace.   Register for this workshop at the Centre for Career Action.

Two Sigma Employer Information Session

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

For Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Graduating Students
MATH - Statistics, MATH - Mathematical Finance, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Grad write-ins

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!

Fridays 9am – 11am, SCH 228F

Demystifying special collections & archives

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST

Join us for an introduction to our unique research collections and learn how Special Collections & Archives makes material available for your projects. Includes a behind-the-scenes tour!

Ernst and Young Employer Information Session

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students
Chart Prof Acct (CPA) - (Arts/AFM, Math/CPA, Biotech/CPA)

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Advisors Conference

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM EST

We know the important and critical role advisors play in supporting the success and well-being of our students and we hope that professional development opportunities will support advisors in advancing this important work.  

Please register using our webform prior to February 10th.

Research Talks: Battling Internet censorship and surveillance

Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Research Talks logo

Over the last 20 years, the Internet has become an essential tool for global communication, collaboration, and commerce, but not all governments are in favour of the free and open interaction it provides.

Grad write-ins

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community to stay focused and motivated!

Fridays 9am – 11am, SCH 228F

Hagey Bonspiel

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM EST
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The Hagey Bonspieil is a curling funspiel held once a year every February. The popular event started in honour of the first president of the University of Waterloo, Gerry Hagey.

Validus Research Inc. Employer Information Session

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST
Validus

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters
Co-op Students
MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, MATH - Applied Mathematics, MATH - Actuarial Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Nanotechnology, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Creativity February 22 2016

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

Why is creativity important? Are some people 'born' creative while others are not? What's the difference (or similarity) between creativity and innovation?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into:

Creativity through play Barriers to creativity Why creativity is important Exercises to discover unexpected relationships

Register on LEADS (using your Quest user ID)

CIBC Employer Information Session

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Co-op Students
MATH - Statistics, MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Combinatorics & Optimization, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Arts & Business

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Bendix Employer Information Session

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Information Technology Management, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Management, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

TJX Canada Employer Information Session

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students
MATH - Mathematical Studies, MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Business Administration, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

Please register if you will be attending this session or cancel the session if you have registered for this and no longer want to attend it.

Professionalism in your communication: How to talk to your professors

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Don’t wait until you’re in the workplace. Work at being professional now!  Being professional is often overlooked or forgotten while in school. Discover how to project the right professional image through knowing which mode of address and tone to use.  Get heard and taken seriously now. 

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

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