Events - 2013

Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success
Office website. Successful university students don’t just stick their nose
in the books, but think about how they remember, what material is on a test, and how to use their study time effectively. In this workshop you’ll
Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
 

WE Innovate is the year's biggest showcase of Waterloo Engineering innovation. Our world-class researchers will be displaying emerging research in engineering - cutting edge technology that will shape the world of tomorrow.

This year WE Innovate will be held on Thursday, November 14 in the E5 Adel Sedra Student Design Centre. Presentations will be delivered to two audiences:

·       1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. - UW undergraduate & high school students

Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

The Program: May 3-June 18, 2014

Come and learn more about the Study in China Summer Program!

Students will take part in 5 weeks of classes at a top Chinese University plus 2 weeks traveling within China. Classes will be focused on Mandarin Chinese, plus lectures on topics including Chinese history, religion, political and economic systems, and comparisons between Chinese and Western cultures.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary and other details related to the job offer. NOTE: This workshop is geared towards graduating students.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Improve your performance in an academic job interview by practicing in a small group setting.

Thursday, November 14, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 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?

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 — 8:00 PM to Saturday, November 16, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST

Re-imagined into our modern, media-driven world, the uWaterloo Drama
production of Shakespeare's Richard III presents a fresh take on the nature of power and the manner in which public discourse is deployed, distorted, and manipulated in our highly mediated society.

Wednesday, November 13, 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 13, 2013 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST
To register for this workshop, please visit the Student Success
Office website. Knowing effective strategies to organize information
presented in lectures and textbooks will improve concentration, increase
recall and save time.  In this workshop you’ll explore several note-taking
and reading strategies. In addition you will identify your own note-taking
style, practice the SQ3R reading technique, and learn about the role
effective listening plays in your success.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 — 5:00 PM EST
Winterloo is a program that runs during the December winter break (December 20, 2013 to January 3, 2014) for students who are not able to go home for the holidays. This program is open to all University of Waterloo students and their families. It's your opportunity to meet new friends, experience Canadian culture and participate in activities in the Waterloo community.
 
Attend this information session to find out more about the program and how you can take part in it this year.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 — 12:00 PM EST

The Keystone Campaign invites Faculty, Staff and retirees to a talk celebrating the power of philanthropy.

Inspired by a local healthcare professional's drive to improve child health in Nepal, two Waterloo students set out to make a difference.

When Kathmandu’s new International Friendship Children’s Hospital opened, these two students committed their time and energy to find the talent and equipment to help support the fledgling facility’s mission.

Join us to hear how BABU (a Nepali term of endearment) is helping to improve children’s healthcare in that country!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Proper etiquette is crucial to a successful job search and to your career. This workshop covers dining etiquette as well as appropriate behaviour at interviews, employer receptions, and other networking activities.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 — 8:30 AM to Friday, November 15, 2013 — 8:00 PM EST
Waterloo Unlimited is a unique transdisciplinary high school enrichment
program for high school students from across Canada at the University of
Waterloo.
 
It's not quite like anything you've ever done before. It's about
challenging the borders of scholarship and developing higher-order skills:
communication, analysis, synthesis, initiative, curiosity, responsibility,
leadership, teamwork and creativity. It's about open-ended learning. It's
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

PLEASE NOTE: "Foundations of Project Management I: A Team-based Approach" is a pre-requisite for this workshop. Mitacs Step teaches you essential skills required to succeed in your future career. Please register at www.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on "seminars & workshops

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST

Learn how to apply for Ontario rehab science programs (audiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy/physiotherapy, speech-language pathology). Topics include ideas on writing effective personal statements and the sketch, advice on reference letters, and information on the ORPAS process.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Are you feeling undecided about a major or thinking of changing your major? Learn effective steps to find a major that fits with your interests, abilities, and values.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 — 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Wondering what it's like to major in one of the 24 different disciplines
offered in Arts? Join us at the Arts Major Showcase.
 
Representatives from each major in Arts, including current students, staff,
and faculty members, will be available to answer your questions and provide helpful information.
 
Plus, talk to academic advisors, your Arts peer mentor team, and
international exchange representatives.
 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Join us for a guest lecture with Peretz Lavie

The Honourable Kevin G. Lynch, Vice-Chair, BMO Financial Group and Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waterloo, invite you to attend the guest lecture of Peretz Lavie, President of Technion.

Technion is one of the world’s top ten science and research universities dedicated to the creation of knowledge and the development of human capital and leadership, for the advancement of the State of Israel and all humanity.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 — 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST

PLEASE NOTE: "Foundations of Project Management I: A Team-based Approach" is a pre-requisite for this workshop. Mitacs Step teaches you essential skills required to succeed in your future career. Please register at www.mitacs.ca for this workshop by clicking on "seminars & workshops

Monday, November 11, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
Our goal is to promote discussion about the evolution of Remembrance Day. Who does it include and exclude? Does its importance differ between generations, nationalities or other factors? How have opinions of this commemorative day changed over the years? Is Remembrance Day still relevant?
 
Speakers include:
 
Dr. James Skidmore, Germanic and Slavic Studies
Dr. Nathan Funk, Peace and Conflict Studies
Kirk W. Goodlet, History Ph.D Candidate
Dave Gall, Library Associate - Collections
Monday, November 11, 2013 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a Liaison Librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all Waterloo students, faculty, and staff.

Monday, November 11, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Info session for undergraduate (1A,1B,2A) students who wish to
internationalize their degree.
Monday, November 11, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Interested in a career in academia or research? This workshop will show you how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae and cover letter.

Friday, November 8, 2013 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
From the series "Observations and Free Inquiries" - Why does our brain measure everything all the time? Why are rankings there? Why do we compare everything with everything all the time? Is a measuring mind capable of learning? What is the benchmarking process of these measurements? Has a measuring mind evolved at all?
 
Friday, November 8, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

From 10% to 40% Female CS Majors: The Harvey Mudd College Story

Speaker:

Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd College

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