Events - October 2018

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Notebook with pens

This training consists of a facilitated discussion of the online More Feet on the Ground mental health education program. This program uses those online materials, as well as vignettes to teach students, staff, and faculty how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health concerns on campus.

Registration is on LEADS.

Friday, October 26, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Write together. Connect to our grad writing community. Stay focused and motivated!

Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op 

  • Theme - Computing: Hardware
  • Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography
  • Computing: Software
  • Computing: Quality Assurance
  • Computing: Information Systems
Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: PhD, Bachelor, Masters 
Student Type: Graduating 

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Laura Frey Law.

Professor Laura Frey Law of University of Iowa examines how improved muscle fatigue properties may coexist with higher ratings of perceived fatigue, in conjunction with reduced strength. Implications for training, musculoskeletal injury and functional performance will be discussed.

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

On Thursday October 25 we'll be serving delicious homemade soup in the STC lobby (by Starbucks) from 11:30am to 1:30pm. All proceeds will be donated to the University of Waterloo United Way campaign.

Minimum suggested donation is $5 and we’ll have three types of soup, including a vegan option.

Book lunch with your colleagues – you could even add the event right to their Outlook calendar!

Say thank you to a colleague by taking them out for a bowl of soup

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Masters, PhD, Junior, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

  • Theme - Computing: Hardware
  • Computing: Software
  • Computing: Quality Assurance
  • Computing: Information Systems
  • Information Science and Data Management
  • Accounting and Financial Auditing
  • Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Tangerine Bank

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Masters, PhD, Junior, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

  • Theme - Computing: Hardware
  • Computing: Software
  • Computing: Quality Assurance
  • Computing: Information Systems
  • Information Science and Data Management
  • Accounting and Financial Auditing
  • Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Tangerine Bank

Thursday, October 25, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

This consultation session is open to all University of Waterloo undergraduate students. The strategic plan consultations will gather input and feedback on what we need to achieve by 2025 and what success looks like.

Register for this consultation session

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Poster graphic for Co-op Rollercoaster workshop

Join us as we take a ride on the Co-op Rollercoaster. This event will show you the ups and downs of working for a startup company. Students who previously did a co-op term for a startup will explain their day to day activities and workplace realities from these business.

We encourage you to register for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Senior, Intermediate, PhD 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

  • Theme - Computing: Hardware
  • Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography
  • Computing: Software
  • Computing: Information Systems
  • Project and Process Management
  • Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Lime x uWaterloo

Join the movement at: https://www.li.me/careers

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 7:00 PM EDT
Drew Haydon Taylor

Waterloo Centre for German Studies invites you to a screening of the documentary film, Searching for Winnetou, and a conversation with Ojibway author and humourist Drew Hayden Taylor about his quest to understand the roots of the German obsession with Native North Americans.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn the basics of self-care, mindfulness, meditation, and useful strategies for coping with anxiety and stress in our 1-hour Coping Skills Seminars.

Register on LEADS. Select one of the dates listed.

Cultivating Resiliency

Learn how to:

  • Develop healthier self-care habits
  • Shift unhelpful mindsets
  • Deal with disappointment
  • Motivate yourself after failure
  • Relax using breathing techniques
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, PhD, Bachelor 
Student Type: Graduating 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 5:00 PM EDT

Student Level: PhD, Masters, Senior, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

  • Theme - Computing: Hardware
  • Computing: Software
  • Computing: Quality Assurance
  • Computing: Information Systems
  • Digital and Graphic Media; Web Site Design and Development\

Work with us at Top Hat

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 4:00 PM EDT

1-hour support group for anyone struggling with disordered eating or issues with food

  • All students are welcome to drop-in at any session to speak in a friendly, informal and confidential space
  • The group will be facilitated by a student volunteer and a Campus Wellness clinician
  • Sessions will run every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Wednesday of the month
  • Sign up is available on LEADS or drop-in to any session
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 3:00 PM EDT

Student Level: Senior, Masters, Bachelor, Intermediate, Junior, PhD 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

  • Theme - Computing: Hardware
  • Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography
  • Computing: Software
  • Computing: Quality Assurance
  • Computing: Information Systems
  • Information Science and Data Management
  • Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

Consistency with Cockroach Labs

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
October 24 - Student Mental Health Forum - 2pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 12:30 PM EDT
Michael Wood Trio

This concert will feature an eclectic mix of music by Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, and Monk.  Performers Michael Wood on vibes/percussion, Steve Clark on bass, and Rob LaRose on percussion have a wealth of experience between them.

See Music Events page for updates.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 — 11:30 AM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Senior, Junior, PhD, Intermediate 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

  • Construction and Infrastructure Development
  • Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography
  • Computing: Software
  • Computing: Quality Assurance
  • Computing: Information Systems
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Business Administration
  • Accounting and Financial Auditing

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 7:30 PM EDT

Student Level: Masters, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op and Graduating 

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 5:15 PM to 6:15 PM EDT
A café with Conversation Café on the awning

Join us to informally discuss about a range of topics, including ones you suggest, or get some help composing your comments on the LEARN discussion boards. We’ll have coffee and tea available, so remember to bring a mug.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 4:30 PM EDT
Cultural Translation

Soheila Esfahani

This exhibition features the work of artist and cultural translator Soheila Esfahani. As an Iranian Canadian, Soheila has lived in what she calls a “negotiated third space” and her artwork emerges from her reflections on this experience.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 — 4:30 PM EDT
Banner with event title on it with a picture of ducks

This Grebel Gallery exhibit features the work of artist Soheila Esfahani. As an Iranian Canadian, Soheila has lived in what she calls a “negotiated third space” and her artwork emerges from her reflections on this experience. Join us for the exhibit launch reception on Tuesday, October 23 at 4:30 PM.

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