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Saturday, January 30, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

Saturday, January 30, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

Commitment to a shared vision or goal. Open and honest communication. Mutual respect and trust. Most would agree that these are all qualities and characteristics of an effective team - but what if team members are new - what leadership style is needed?

This workshop will look at:

  • Principles of teamwork and collaboration
  • Stages of group development
  • Leadership action plan for team development

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Saturday, January 30, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Why is creativity important? Are some people 'born' creative while others are not? What's the difference (or similarity) between creativity and innovation?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into:

  • Creativity through play
  • Barriers to creativity
  • Why creativity is important
  • Exercises to discover unexpected relationships

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Friday, January 29, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, 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.

Friday, January 29, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Ever wonder what life will be like after you graduate?

Friday, January 29, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

"Great achievements are not born from a single vision, but from the combination of many viewpoints." 
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How does the power of diversity create better groups/teams? How are diversity and motivation linked? The purpose of this workshop is to explore these questions.

What are the necessary elements to create and sustain a motivating environment? What are some characteristics and/or actions that define people who are motivating? Does motivation come from within you or does motivation come from the group environment that is created?

Friday, January 29, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

How can you be sure that the resources you’re using are appropriate for university-level assignments? This 50 minute workshop combines activities and discussions to guide you through the process of critically evaluating resources and authors to determine their credibility.

Friday, January 29, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, 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.

Friday, January 29, 2016 (all day) to Sunday, January 31, 2016 (all day)

The University of Waterloo will draw talented engineering students from across the province to participate in the 2016 Ontario Engineering Competition. Students will showcase their engineering skills and communication proficiency in several competitions running from January 29 to 31.

Waterloo will welcome about 300 competitors from 16 Ontario universities and colleges as well as judges, sponsors and guests for the annual competition from January 29 to 31.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST
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For Junior, Senior, Masters
Co-op Students
MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD
Co-op and Graduating Students
SCI - Science & Business, MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, 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.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 3:06 PM EST

The Michael Wood Trio will play a selection of jazz classics. Michael Wood on vibraphone, Ted Warren on drums, and Mike McClennan on bass.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 2:30 PM EST
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The Water Institute's 2015-16 WaterTalks Lecture Series continues with Dr. Sharachchandra Lélé, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment, India. Dr. Lélé's lecture is titled: Bridging many divides: Building an interdisciplinary understanding of water issues in a developing country context.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

For Bachelor, Masters, PhD
Graduating Students
MATH - Computer 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.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM 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.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

What does "global citizen" mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment.

You can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at the University of Waterloo to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence.

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Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM EST

Please join the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) and partners for our 5th annual Alzheimer’s Awareness Month colloquium.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, 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.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST
Research guides are created with students in mind, providing convenient and ready access to core resources in the discipline. Guides created for the Faculty of Environment include resource specific instruction, tips and techniques to help improve search efforts, help with citing and writing, and more. We want to make it even better! We need your input.
 
 
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters
Co-op Students
MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, MATH - Applied Mathematics, 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 27, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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A startup needs to address a real problem. What problem are you solving? Join us for this free workshop with the legendary Larry Smith!

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Co-op and Graduating Students
MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Financial Analysis & Risk Management, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, 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 27, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST

For Junior
Co-op Students
Chart Prof Acct (CPA) - (Arts/AFM, Math/CPA, Biotech/CPA)

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 27, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST

For Intermediate, Senior
Co-op Students
MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, 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.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

Want to share your feedback on the digital screens on campus? Join us for this student consultation and enjoy a free pizza lunch - plus get $10 added to your Watcard!

 

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