Events - 2013

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

My World Abroad (www.MyWorldAbroad.com) is a comprehensive online guide to the global workplace. Learn how to use this guide to build global career skills, gain practical tips to develop your international credentials, and better understand worldwide job search strategies. It is also an excellent tool for international students to prepare for the Canadian labour market.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Glenn Yonemitsu, CEO of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, will provide an overview of the management consulting industry, what management consultants do, what firms look for in prospective new hires, and the personality traits necessary for success. Come hear his insights on the benefits and challenges of this stimulating line of work.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EST

Glenn Yonemitsu, CEO of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, will provide an overview of the management consulting industry, what management consultants do, what firms look for in prospective new hires, and the personality traits necessary for success. Come hear his insights on the benefits and challenges of this stimulating line of work.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Did you know that Ghana was among the New York Times' top five
places to visit in 2013, or that it produces more than 50% of the world’s
cocoa for chocolate production? To learn more facts about the country and culture, join us for the Ghana Country Spotlight.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

We live in a unique moment in human history when the age old questions of whether there are other worlds such as our own and whether they support life have been opened to direct scientific investigation. The formation of stars a few hundred million years after the big bang, and the subsequent appearance of planetary systems can be probed by the Hubble and Kepler space telescopes.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Join the Faculty of Engineering in partnership with Waterloo
International for an informative session on exchange opportunities for
Engineering students.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 PM EST

For individuals in Arts, AHS and Environment. 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.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

The current job market requires an assertive approach to finding work. Increase your chances of success by practising key communication strategies. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Monday, November 18, 2013 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST

Join the Faculty of Science in partnership with Waterloo International for an informative session on exchange opportunities for Engineering students to Germany.

Monday, November 18, 2013 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST
An opportunity for Arts students who are interested in going on
exchange to meet with previous Waterloo Arts students who have gone on
exchange and with current exchange students who have come from other
countries to study at Waterloo this term. Pre-registration is required.
Monday, November 18, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Join the Faculty of Engineering in partnership with Waterloo
International for an informative session on exchange opportunities for
Engineering students to Germany.

Monday, November 18, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Dreaming of going abroad to study or work? Find out how to make your dream a reality and how to make the most of your international experience. Information on the Global Experience Certificate and Beyond Borders program will be included. Information on the Co-op Japan and CANEU programs will be presented during the last 15 minutes of the workshop.

Monday, November 18, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary and other details related to the academic job offer.

Monday, November 18, 2013 — 12:00 PM to Wednesday, November 20, 2013 — 1:00 PM EST
Renison University College will offer a range of events during International Education Week to help you learn more about international education and studying abroad.
 
Monday, November 18
Your Name Around the World
  • Have your name written on a name card in different languages. 
Tuesday, November 19
Guess That Object
  • Come visit the showcase and guess the objects that people have collected from around the world.
Wednesday, November 20
Monday, November 18, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Info session for undergraduate students who are interested in
internationalizing their degree.
Monday, November 18, 2013 — 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST

An informative session for Environment students interested in
studying abroad.

Hosted by the Faculty of Environment International in partnership with Waterloo International.

Monday, November 18, 2013 — 9:00 AM to Friday, November 22, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST
Test your knowledge of international history and geography
trivia for your chance to win a prize with Waterloo International's, 'Where is it?' contest.
Saturday, November 16, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
 

Mr. Bob Chodos, The Rev'd Glenda Meakin, and Dr. Timothy Gianotti explore the roots and branches of mysticism from the Jewish, Christian, and Muslim perspectives. This is the first of a two-part series. 

Cost is $10 per session, and includes refreshments.

Saturday, November 16, 2013 — 8:30 AM to Sunday, November 17, 2013 — 4:00 PM EST
Thinking of a career in UX? Ready for an immersive learning
experience in UX? uXperience Design Camp at the University of Waterloo
Stratford Campus 2013 is experiential learning at its best. Working in teams you will create a viable, tangible solution to a given, real life problem using the five planes of UX. You can leverage the experience of Camp Leaders and Mentors throughout the process to ensure your team has a winning product - the top team gains extended mentorship support to commercialize their winning idea (valued at $10,000).
Friday, November 15, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Dr. Francis Cody, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology and Asian Institute, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto presented a guest lecture entitled, "The Light of Knowledge: Literacy Activism, Feminism, and the Social in Southern India".

Friday, November 15, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
From the series "Observations and Free Inquiries" - What is freedom? Is freedom important? Do we want to be free?
 
Friday, November 15, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Speaker: Terry Stewart, Centre for Theoretical Science
 
Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST

The Guelph Waterloo Physics Institute welcomes Dr. Herbert Levine of Rice University to present a public lecture titled, "Can physicists help defeat cancer? A story in the making."

For more information please visit uwaterloo.ca/science/events.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 6:45 PM EST

Wondering where your Sociology degree could take you after graduation?

The Sociology Society is hosting an alumni event where four UW Sociology graduates will be coming in to speak about where their Sociology degree has led them! This event will provide the opportunity for Sociology students to participate in a comprehensive discussion panel. Students will also have the opportunity to ask questions and network one-on-one.

Panelists:

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