Events - 2013

Thursday, November 21, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Learn how to prepare your personal statement/letter of intent and résumé/CV, choose your references, and complete a sketch. Strategies will be provided on how to best present yourself. Time will be given in the workshop to get started on these areas, so bring your application documents.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Learn from Nina Juncewicz, U.S. Immigration Attorney, about options available to graduating students to work in the U.S.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

For Graduating Students - ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Mechatronics

We are seeking upcoming graduates in Electrical, Mechanical and Mechatronics engineering interested in pursuing a dynamic career in building services.

All interested students are invited to attend our career information session on Thurs. Nov. 21st starting at 11:30am in the Tatham Centre 2218 A and B.

Lunch will be provided.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST

International Education Week and CECA are proud to present the 5th annual “Where in the World?” Photo Contest on Thursday November 21, 2013.

Drop by the Tatham Centre between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. to cast your ballot for your favorite student photo from their 2013 International & U.S. work terms! uWaterloo faculty, staff and students are welcome to cast a ballot – please be sure to bring your Waterloo ID card/WatCard in order to receive your ballot!

Thursday, November 21, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST

Come talk to current exchange students and Waterloo students who
have studied abroad. They will be there to give you first hand information
about their home/host university in an information fair style event.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Effective use of social media is key to job search and career success. Learn how LinkedIn, the professional social networking site, can help you to create an effective online presence, build professional networks, and search for jobs. NOTE: This workshop is intended for students who have limited knowledge of and/or experience with LinkedIn.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 10:00 PM to 11:30 PM EST

For individuals in Science, Engineering and Math. Your graduate studies can lead to many satisfying careers outside academia. Learn how to transfer your skills from academic to business and government environments. Plus, discover how to respectfully draw on your network.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 7:30 PM EST

Ways of the Spirit: Celebrating Dialogue, Diversity & Spirituality

You're invited to attend the book launch for a new volume edited by Professor M. Darrol Bryant.

The new book contains writings by Ursula King, Rami Shapiro, Marcus Borg, Doboom Tulku, Casey Rock, Mary Pat Fisher, Val Larivier, Peter Phan, Kendra Smith and others, plus poems by Pamela O’Rourke.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EST

The Wednesday Night Discussion Group (WNDG) has provided a safe and
confidential space for discussing sexual orientation and gender identity on
the University of Waterloo campus for four decades!

Need support? Have questions? Looking to socialize and meet new people? Come join members of the local rainbow community for an evening of engaging discussion.

Visit our webpage for details on the evening's topic of conversation.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

Description: How to build communities that can survive and thrive in an
interconnected, global world is an important question for all societies. As
the ecological, social and economic challenges we face are becoming
increasingly complex lessons from research on social innovation may help us develop our collective resilience.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 6:30 PM EST

International Film Festival: Wed. Nov. 20th @ 6:30pm at the Princess Cinemas. Box office opens for ticket sales at 5:45pm.

Film: Partition - 2007.

Ticket Prices: $2.00 for UW faculty, staff and students who bring a canned food item for the Food Bank, or $5 for non UW attendees.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Build connections by networking with professional geoscientists and learning more about their work in advancing the geoscience profession.
 
Guest Speaker:  Dr. Steven G. Evans
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST

Hey students, the Student Success Office has created a new online community in LEARN called MyPATH

Students in Science and Arts are using this new tool now, but we want to hear from all students about how you think you might use a tool like this to navigate your path through university. What would be helpful to have in MyPATH? What is working well now? What are the key topics you would like to see?

Come for a free meal and $10 on your Watcard and tell us what you think.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Are you ready to unleash your full potential to be successful at work? Learn how to seize every opportunity to make the most of your work, volunteer, or internship experience! Discuss responsibility, motivation, ethical dilemmas, first impressions, organization, reputation, and initiative.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Learn from a panel of faculty members and graduate students about international research projects. Find out how they got started, what they learned, and hear about international funding agencies.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 12:30 PM EST
Noon Hour Concert featuring:
Ben Bolt-Martin, cello
Andrew Chung, violin
Julie Baumgartel, violin
Josh Greenlaw, viola
Factory Arts provide a unique blend of high energy performance and disarming
audience interaction.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Discover the unique features of each region, including environment, animals, specialty foods and day-to-day activities.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Put your best foot forward with the November Employee Assistance Program Brown Bag Lunch & Learn. The goal of this session is to educate the audience about “all things footwear”.  Presented by Certified Pedorthists, Kimberly Rau & Associates, this session will touch on the function of the foot and the role of footwear.  No matter what the activity from standing to walking to running and other sports, it is important that footwear be comfortable and functional to prevent injury while enhancing performance.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

This is your opportunity to learn more about the Ontario/Rhône-Alpes (ORA) exchange program. uWaterloo study abroad staff and Louise Lewin from Ontario Universities International will be on-hand to share information and answer your questions about studying in the Rhône-Alpes region.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

What makes a good class schedule? Are breaks important between classes? What are some of the issues you have with your current schedule?

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 12:50 PM EST
Dr. Daniela O'Neill, Founder & Director, Centre for Child Studies, University of Waterloo, presents a lecture titled, "Telling and listening to picture book stories: Links with complex thinking in the early years". 
 
The University of Waterloo is pleased to participate in the Kitchener
Public Library's (KPL) Ideas and Issues Lecture Series.  Each week at 12 noon, a 50-minute lecture is presented by a Waterloo or Wilfrid Laurier university professor.  Pre-registration is not required to participate and there is no charge to attend.
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST

As a game player in this innovative approach to self-assessment, you will gain insights into your interests, values, abilities, and personality as they relate to your career decision making. During the game, you will develop a Career Profile to help you better understand who you are and what you want in the world of work.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
This class highlights a Latin style of dance that has grown in
popularity worldwide: Merengue. Participants will learn a variety of
sensational, skillful elements and turn patterns to the beat of dynamic,
Latin music. Whether you are a complete beginner or a more experienced
dancer, come and dance your heart out.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Explore the impact of culture and intercultural communication in the work environment and find strategies for success in a different work culture. This workshop is geared towards students who will go abroad to work and international students who want to work in Canada.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
This workshop will introduce you to the main cultural
differences in verbal and non-verbal communication styles. You will explore your own communication style and learn how differences in communication might influence your academic communication and your interactions with students, peers and faculty members. The workshop is aimed at graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who have not had any training in intercultural communication.

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