Events - January 2016

Thursday, January 21, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Searching by subject is often the most common way to find relevant information on your topic. But there is more to subject searching than meets the eye. Delve deeper into discovering the relationships between subject, keywords, controlled vocabularies, and classification systems.

Thursday, January 21, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Co-op Students
MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Thursday, January 21, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Academic research is challenging because there is no one-size-fits-all solution for searching. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about and apply reliable tips and tools to help you find the best articles on your topic. You’ll also learn how to problem solve disappointing database search results.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Human Resources Management, 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.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

Interested in startups but don't have an idea? Join us at this free workshop to Find Your Kicka** Idea!

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 7:30 PM EST
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John Ralston Saul will be having an author event on his new book, The Comeback, which is about the Aboriginal People's comeback from a low point of population, legal respect and civilization stability on January 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Hagey Hall.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST

Are you a upper-year Engineering student at UWaterloo? Do you want to tell us about your transition from first year to second year? Enjoy a free pizza lunch and get $10 added to your WatCard by sharing your experiences in a student consultation session.

We want to know how we can better support Engineering students as you make the transition from first to second year. We are interested in learning what resources you used, what you found most valuable, and what we could be doing better to assist Engineering students.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
ENG - Civil

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.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Scientific Computation, MATH - Pure Mathematics, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, ENG - System Design, 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.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Loblaw Analytics

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Applied Mathematics, MATH - Actuarial Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Mathematical Economics

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.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Do you find note taking in class to be difficult, boring, or perhaps you don't get anything out of your notes after the fact? Knowing effective strategies to organize information presented in lectures and textbooks can help to improve your concentration, increase your recall and save you time in the long run! 

Wednesday, January 20, 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.

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.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST
A Thinking Ape

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, MATH - Actuarial Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Mathematical Economics, ARTS - Financial Management, ARTS - Economics

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.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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Ever wondered what it would be like to take your idea and turn it into something that could change the world? Get started at this free workshop.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, MATH - Actuarial Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Mathematical Economics, ARTS - Financial Management, ARTS - Economics

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.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST

Are you tired of trying new time management strategies at the beginning of the semester, just to find by week three you have fallen back into your old habits? You are in luck, this workshop is for you. We will discuss how to break your old habits, how you may be sabotaging your time management efforts, realistic time management strategies and how to maintain them throughout your entire semester. You may think you have heard all there is to know about time management, but this workshop will present these age old strategies in a way that is fresh and relevant for you.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Bioinformatics, 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.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

This 50 minute workshop introduces you to the extensive University Library system. Discover how the Library supports your university level research, and why the Library is the best starting point for your research needs.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

The Orientation Advisory Committee is working with students, staff, faculty and departments across campus to develop an Orientation program for 2016. As a uWaterloo student, we would love to hear your opinion.

This is an opportunity to be creative and “think outside the box” in developing a new Orientation schedule!

Enjoy a free pizza lunch and get $10 added to your WatCard by providing feedback in this student consultation.

Register on LEADS (using your Quest user ID)

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Monday, January 18, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST
Noom, Inc.

For Junior, Senior, Masters, PhD
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Pure Mathematics, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Combinatorics & Optimization, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, 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.

Monday, January 18, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Actuarial Science

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.

Monday, January 18, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
ENG - System Design, 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.

Monday, January 18, 2016 — 3:30 PM EST
Computer Science Upper Year Course Information Session, Information on all fourth-year and optional third-year courses.

Join us Monday, January 18, 2015, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in DC 1304 for a computer science upper-year course information session, featuring details on all fourth-year and optional third-year courses, the differences among courses, and advice on preparation for upper-year specialization (e.g. what courses to choose to prepare for graphics, AI)​.

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