Events - 2016

Sunday, December 4, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Four different instrumental chamber trios will perform a selection of music from Mozart, Glick, Bach, Ibert, Handel, and Tartini. Free admission, with refreshments to follow.
Saturday, December 3, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 11:00 PM EST



The University of Waterloo A Cappella Club proudly presents their Fall 2016 End of Term Concert! Come watch us sing and perform songs with pure vocals, featuring UW's very own a cappella groups, many of which had the opportunity to compete in this year's ICCA's (yes, the one from Pitch Perfect). Join us for a fun, breathtaking, and spectacular night of a cappella!

Saturday, December 3, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST
This eighty voice choir will be performing two of the most famous works in the choral literature, namely The Symphony of Psalms by Stravinsky and Bach's Magnificat.
Friday, December 2, 2016 — 2:30 PM EST

INTEG 10 is a seminar on transdisciplinary topics and integrative practices which are of special interest to Knowledge Integration students.  This is the "living room" of the program; a place where ideas come together.

We welcome friends and visitors!

Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST
Concert "Farewell, Maestro," featuring Concerto Competition winner Fred Xu, in Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

The Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) presents a Distinguished Lecture by Professor Judith L. Macmanus-Driscoll, Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Calling all male University of Waterloo students! Through interactive exercises, this three hour workshop will provide men with the tools to become better versions of themselves.

The dominant idea of manhood affects us all. More and more men are beginning to stand up and speak out about their desire to redefine what it means to be a man today. Please sign up for this workshop if you are interested in joining the growing number of men working to make UWaterloo a safer campus for everyone. Food and beverages will be provided.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Giving Tuesday

Visit the SLC Great Hall on Tuesday, November 29 from 11a.m. to 1p.m. to celebrate Giving Tuesday! Join us at the photo booth to take a #unselfie and give thanks to donors of the university who help create a vibrant student experience.

Monday, November 28, 2016 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Calling all male University of Waterloo students! Through interactive exercises, this three hour workshop will provide men with the tools to become better versions of themselves.

The dominant idea of manhood affects us all. More and more men are beginning to stand up and speak out about their desire to redefine what it means to be a man today. Please sign up for this workshop if you are interested in joining the growing number of men working to make UWaterloo a safer campus for everyone. Food and beverages will be provided.

Monday, November 28, 2016 — 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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It has been one year since the countries of the world agreed, for the first time, to act collectively on climate change. Since then, focus has turned to questions of implementation. How can the Paris Agreement successfully be put into action at the global scale, in our country, and in our communities? Are current actions ‘good enough’ to get us to the goal of limiting global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius by the end of the century?

Join us for a panel discussion on November 28th to hear reflections from policy experts and students who were at COP22 in Morocco earlier this month.

Monday, November 28, 2016 — 9:30 AM to Wednesday, November 30, 2016 — 4:30 PM EST

Join us for the Waterloo Store’s Monster Event from November 28th to November 30th in the SCH Concourse! Update your fall closet with some of the Warrior gear we will be bringing out to the Concourse! We’ll have exclusive items and specials that you won’t find anywhere else!

Sunday, November 27, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Sleeper_Vertical is a generative animation work by Ian Birse and Laura Kavanaugh, created for the unique aspect ratio of the Christie Digital MicroTiles Wall at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus. The animation will be on display at the Stratford Campus from 12:00 - 5:00 PM on weekends from September 10 - November 27.

Sunday, November 27, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST

Would you like to deepen your understanding of quantum mechanics and how to convey its beauty and societal importance to your students? The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) has a free workshop on quantum mechanics and technology that will provide you with lesson plans and affordable, ready-to-go activities to take back to your classroom. November 25, 2016 to November 27, 2016 you will participate in hands-on activities, attend a few lectures and enjoy enrichment activities, as well as take part in round-table discussions on how to incorporate what you’ve learned into your curriculum.

Saturday, November 26, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EST

The University of Waterloo Chamber Choir explores themes and music from across the ages, including works by Tomas Luis de Victoria, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Ola Gjeilo, and John Tavener. This twenty-five voice choir will transport you across the centuries. Directed by Dr. Mark Vuorinen, who also directs the Grand Philharmonic Choir.

Saturday, November 26, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Sleeper_Vertical is a generative animation work by Ian Birse and Laura Kavanaugh, created for the unique aspect ratio of the Christie Digital MicroTiles Wall at the University of Waterloo Stratford Campus. The animation will be on display at the Stratford Campus from 12:00 - 5:00 PM on weekends from September 10 - November 27.

Saturday, November 26, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST

Would you like to deepen your understanding of quantum mechanics and how to convey its beauty and societal importance to your students? The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) has a free workshop on quantum mechanics and technology that will provide you with lesson plans and affordable, ready-to-go activities to take back to your classroom. November 25, 2016 to November 27, 2016 you will participate in hands-on activities, attend a few lectures and enjoy enrichment activities, as well as take part in round-table discussions on how to incorporate what you’ve learned into your curriculum.

Saturday, November 26, 2016 — 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST
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TEDxUW is a key player in the global TED movement, which aims to share ‘ideas worth spreading’, for free, across the world. TEDxUW has brought many brilliant minds together in order to network, share ideas, and change and challenge perspectives on our ever-changing world.

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Students performing gamelan music.

On the island of Bali, Indonesia there is a plethora of musical ensembles called gamelan, the local term for a set of instruments made primarily of bronze or bamboo.

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Rethinking the boundaries of human beings and morality

Based on symbiosis and other ‘exotic’ biological examples, philosophers of biology have defined biological individuality beyond our common intuitions about individual organisms. I will explain why individual human beings should be understood as emergent multi-species individuals and how this should inform our views about morality and arguments concerning moral relativism.

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 2:30 PM EST

INTEG 10 is a seminar on transdisciplinary topics and integrative practices which are of special interest to Knowledge Integration students.  This is the "living room" of the program; a place where ideas come together.

We welcome friends and visitors!

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Tobacco use is the number one preventable cause of death in the world and is projected to kill one billion people this century.

Friday, November 25, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST

Would you like to deepen your understanding of quantum mechanics and how to convey its beauty and societal importance to your students? The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) has a free workshop on quantum mechanics and technology that will provide you with lesson plans and affordable, ready-to-go activities to take back to your classroom. November 25, 2016 to November 27, 2016 you will participate in hands-on activities, attend a few lectures and enjoy enrichment activities, as well as take part in round-table discussions on how to incorporate what you’ve learned into your curriculum.

Thursday, November 24, 2016 — 5:30 PM EST
Photo of Shopify office (host of the event)

ConradConnect Live is an open networking event that connects UWaterloo entrepreneurs, both current students and alumni, with each other and with friends from the Waterloo ecosystem. 

Thursday, November 24, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST

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 Midterms and 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 to attend on LEADS

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