Events - March 2016

Friday, March 18, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator results to explore potential careers. 

Friday, March 18, 2016 — 10:00 AM to Saturday, March 19, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT

The PGSA (Philosophy Graduate Student Association) will be holding their 23rd annual conference on March 18 & 19, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in J. G. Hagey Hall of the Humanities (HH), Room 373.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
Poster image for UpStart festival with red telephone booth, blue rocket and green box

The 2016 UpStart Festival is the latest edition in the University of Waterloo’s bi-annual one-act play festival, and features three new scripts written, developed, directed and designed by Theatre and Performance students working under faculty supervision.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Event Poster - see accompanying text for details.

Have an idea you want to pitch? Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to pitch or watch others pitch!

This is the second of two nights of $5K Qualifiers. You can pitch at one, but watch either or both!

Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
The dialogue Xchange, The Gender Equity Dialogue

The Gender Equity Dialogue is our very first event as part of The Dialogue Xchange, in the spirit of tackling the lack of engaged dialogue in the region!
Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Learn how to seize every opportunity to make the most of your work, volunteer, and internship experiences. Discuss responsibility, motivation, ethical dilemmas, first impressions, reputation, and tactics for staying organized.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 12:00 PM to Saturday, April 9, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT
Zenith logo

The Department of Fine Arts and University of Waterloo Art Gallery present ZENITH The 42nd Annual Senior Undergraduate Exhibition. The show features recent artworks by fourth year honours students completing the Fine Arts undergraduate program at the University of Waterloo.

Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

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

Thursday, March 17, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT
Blue sky with clouds

Climate change is increasing risks to the health of Canadians through impacts from indoor and outdoor air quality, extreme weather hazards, and changing patterns of disease-carrying pests.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 7:30 PM to Saturday, March 19, 2016 — 10:00 PM EDT
Upstart Festival 2016 Event Information

The 2016 UpStart Festival is the latest edition in the University of Waterloo’s bi-annual one-act play festival, and features three new scripts written, developed, directed and designed by Theatre and Performance students working under faculty supervision.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT
Poster image for UpStart festival with red telephone booth, blue rocket and green box

The 2016 UpStart Festival is the latest edition in the University of Waterloo’s bi-annual one-act play festival, and features three new scripts written, developed, directed and designed by Theatre and Performance students working under faculty supervision.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Event Poster - see accompanying text for details.

Have an idea you want to pitch? Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to pitch or watch others pitch!

This is the first of two nights of $5K Qualifiers. You can pitch at one, but watch either or both!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Explore the impacts of culture and inter-cultural communications on the work environment, and identify strategies for success in a new work culture. This workshop is geared both toward students who will go abroad to work and students who want to work in Canada. 

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Find out how your interests relate to different work environments and career opportunities.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

Come and explore Nanotechnology Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

List of 2016 student projects

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

Come and explore Software Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT

ome and explore Management Engineering's Capstone Design Symposium!

List of 2016 student projects

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
refugees waiting on railway tracks

The Faculty of Arts, UWaterloo Community Relations, and Kitchener Public Library present a panel discussion featuring experts in three fields. From Canada’s history of refugee reception, to refugees currently in limbo abroad, to local settlement challenges and opportunities, the discussion will cover topics that affect us all in a globalized world.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Robert J. Sawyer Quantum Night book cover

The only Canadian today who has won all three of science fiction’s top awards for best novel of the year, Robert J. Sawyer will be discussing his latest book Quantum Night on March 15 at  
7 p.m. in QNC Room 0101.

This author event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP as seats are limited.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

This session will be conducted as a mock MMI. You will practise by moving through a series of stations and answering interview questions. Following the session, you will receive both personal and general feedback. NOTE: Registration is limited. To be eligible for this session you must attend “Professional School Interviews (MMI)” or a Professional School Mock Interview prior to the session. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 — 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

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)

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Jac van Beek, CEO of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, will provide an overview of management consulting as an industry, the specifics of the role, what firms look for in their applicants, and the personality traits necessary for success. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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

Monday, March 14, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams? Do you find that you study really well for your first exam and the others do not get enough attention? If any of these statements describe you, come out to a workshop that will help you ‘Organize Your Time for Exams’. You will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams, how to minimize your stress around planning for exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

 

Register on LEADS (using your Quest user ID)

Monday, March 14, 2016 — 5:00 PM EDT

Explore the many worlds of Engineering!

What to expect: Displays and tours to highlight a few of the interesting problems that society asks engineers to solve.

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