Events - 2019

Saturday, November 30, 2019 — 9:30 AM to Monday, December 2, 2019 — 3:00 PM EST
Schrödinger's Class logo

Join us for three days at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) for Schrödinger's Class November 30 – Decemeber 2, 2018. You will have the opportunity to attend lectures and engage in hands-on activities focused on the integration of quantum technology into the current teaching curriculum. We will discuss quantum information science and technology to give you a deeper understanding of quantum mechanics.

The deadline to apply is Monday, October 22, 2018.

Sunday, September 29, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Waterloo's booth at the Ontario Universities' Fair

The Ontario Universities' Fair is Canada’s largest educational fair. Join more than 130,000 students, parents and educators over the 3-day event to find out about programs, admission requirements, student life and much more. You will be able to talk to students, professors and university representatives from each of Ontario's 21 universities. Open 10 am - 5 pm daily.

Saturday, September 28, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Waterloo's booth at the Ontario Universities' Fair

The Ontario Universities' Fair is Canada’s largest educational fair. Join more than 130,000 students, parents and educators over the 3-day event to find out about programs, admission requirements, student life and much more. You will be able to talk to students, professors and university representatives from each of Ontario's 21 universities. Open 10 am - 5 pm daily.

Friday, September 27, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Waterloo's booth at the Ontario Universities' Fair

The Ontario Universities' Fair is Canada’s largest educational fair. Join more than 130,000 students, parents and educators over the 3-day event to find out about programs, admission requirements, student life and much more. You will be able to talk to students, professors and university representatives from each of Ontario's 21 universities. Open 10 am - 5 pm daily.

Monday, August 26, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Notebook with pencil

This training teaches participants how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. QPR is an education and awareness program that provides direction as to how to Question a person with thoughts of suicide, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to Refer the person to appropriate professional resources.

Training content:

Monday, August 19, 2019 — 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 Workday.

Monday, August 19, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 23, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT
Quantum Key Distribution logo

The international Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) Summer School is a five-day program focused on theoretical and experimental aspects of quantum communication with a focus on quantum cryptography. Established in 2008, QKD occurs every other year and was last held in 2017.

Monday, August 19, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, August 20, 2019 — 6:00 PM EDT
Banner with event title on it
Wednesday, August 14, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright, and the rights and responsibilities they have when publishing their research. This session includes an introduction to:

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 — 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
Friday, August 9, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 16, 2019 — 6:00 PM EDT
Quantum Cryptography logo

The Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS) will run August 9-16, 2019 with students arriving August 8 and departing August 17. Apply for QCSYS and discover how the physics and mathematics of quantum mechanics and cryptography merge into one of the most exciting topics in contemporary science – quantum cryptography.

Thursday, August 8, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Graduate Student Stress Management Group - Image of students working on computers
  • This group offers a safe, confidential space in which to talk about the stressors in graduate school and life, emotions (including problems with anxiety and depression), and relationships. This group can be attended on a drop-in basis - attendance at each session is not required.
  • Understand how to navigate issues in your academic and personal life.
  • Share your experience, obtain feedback, and explore new ways of coping with issues unique to graduate students in a safe and confidential context.
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 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.

Challenging Thinking

Learn how to:

  • Identify unhelpful thinking patterns
  • Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts
  • Think in a more balanced way
  • Relax using mindfulness strategies
Thursday, August 1, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Graduate Student Stress Management Group - Image of students working on computers
  • This group offers a safe, confidential space in which to talk about the stressors in graduate school and life, emotions (including problems with anxiety and depression), and relationships. This group can be attended on a drop-in basis - attendance at each session is not required.
  • Understand how to navigate issues in your academic and personal life.
  • Share your experience, obtain feedback, and explore new ways of coping with issues unique to graduate students in a safe and confidential context.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 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.

Challenging Thinking

Learn how to:

  • Identify unhelpful thinking patterns
  • Challenge and modify unhelpful thoughts
  • Think in a more balanced way
  • Relax using mindfulness strategies
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

This session will provide a simple overview of copyright, and the implications it has in your teaching. By the end of this session you will be better prepared to:

Monday, July 29, 2019 — 11:30 AM to Thursday, August 1, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT
solar and wind electrical generation

The Tsinghua-Waterloo Joint Forum on Advances in Energy and Environmental Technologies will bring together leading experts in the fields of sustainable energy management, novel energy production, biofuels, pollution mitigation, fuel cells, and next-generation rechargeable energy systems. The four-day Forum will include internationally renowned plenary speakers, scientific presentations on technological advances in energy, round-table discussions on research and entrepreneurship, and networking events.

Thursday, July 25, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
orchestra@uwaterloo

The repertoire this term includes several popular ballet overtures, as well as arias from Massenet, Gounud, Dvorak, Mozart, and Offenbach accompanied by local favourite sopranos Natasha Campbell and Autumn Wascher. 
 

Thursday, July 25, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Graduate Student Stress Management Group - Image of students working on computers
  • This group offers a safe, confidential space in which to talk about the stressors in graduate school and life, emotions (including problems with anxiety and depression), and relationships. This group can be attended on a drop-in basis - attendance at each session is not required.
  • Understand how to navigate issues in your academic and personal life.
  • Share your experience, obtain feedback, and explore new ways of coping with issues unique to graduate students in a safe and confidential context.
Thursday, July 25, 2019 — 10:30 AM to 11:45 AM EDT
Summer 2019 Indigenization reading circle June 27 and July 25, 10:30–11:45, HH235

Would you like to know more about Indigenization and reconciliation in the university context? Join us in the FAUW Indigenization Reading Circle. Your area of expertise doesn’t matter because there are no prerequisites! Together we will work at hearing Indigenous voices and contemplate what respect for Indigenous ways of knowing and being means for universities. 

All members of the UW community are welcome.

Summer 2019 sessions are:

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 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.

Thriving With Emotions

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 — 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, July 24, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Notebook with pencil

This training teaches participants how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. QPR is an education and awareness program that provides direction as to how to Question a person with thoughts of suicide, how to Persuade them to get help, and how to Refer the person to appropriate professional resources.

Training content:

Saturday, July 20, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
UWaterloo Choir
Thursday, July 18, 2019 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
Graduate Student Stress Management Group - Image of students working on computers
  • This group offers a safe, confidential space in which to talk about the stressors in graduate school and life, emotions (including problems with anxiety and depression), and relationships. This group can be attended on a drop-in basis - attendance at each session is not required.
  • Understand how to navigate issues in your academic and personal life.
  • Share your experience, obtain feedback, and explore new ways of coping with issues unique to graduate students in a safe and confidential context.

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