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Thursday, February 28, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Have you made a New Year’s resolution to finish your thesis, dissertation, or other writing project? In this workshop, you’ll learn what writing experts have discovered about how to set up a writing schedule, avoid procrastination, and set goals in order to make consistent, sustainable progress.

Please bring a laptop, your agenda or schedule, and a writing project you are currently working on to this interactive workshop.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
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Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:00
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.

Thriving With Emotions

Monday, February 25, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Monday, February 25, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, February 26, 2019 — 4:00 PM EST
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Friday, February 22, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Thursday, February 21, 2019 — 10:00 AM to Friday, February 22, 2019 — 5:00 PM EST
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World Pediatrics 2019 is a good platform for speakers, delegates and exhibitors to know there inner talents

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EST
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This training teaches students, staff, and faculty 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:

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 (all day)
W3 REPRESENTS: A research symposium by Waterloo Women's Wednesdays

W3: Waterloo Women Wednesdays invites all women-identified and non-binary graduate students, faculty, staff, and postdoctoral researchers at all faculties at the University of Waterloo to present at our first ever W3 REPRESENTS: A Research Symposium on February 20, 2019.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Thursday, February 14, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Alleviating Anxiety - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn strategies to manage stress and anxiety

Thursday, February 14, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

The assertion-evidence model is frequently used for academic presentations. In this workshop, we review slide design as well as presentation organization and delivery. Bring a laptop or mobile device so that you can practice applying this useful model to your own work.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 12:30
UWaterloo Intellectual Property Workshop Series

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 18:00 to 19:00
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, February 13, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Monday, February 11, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM EST
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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.

Saturday, February 9, 2019 — 8:00 AM EST

Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by two or more adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams (up to 10 members, grades 4-8**) research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS®, then compete on a table-top playing field.

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 09:00 to 12:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Thursday, February 7, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST

The best scientific writing is clear, concise and easily comprehended by its intended audience. Learn skills for writing in the sciences, including identifying and correcting common errors to write with precision and fluidity. We will work through several examples to apply the skills you learn in the workshop.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 16:00 to 17:00
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. Sign up for one of the dates listed.

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, February 6, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

Since January 2017, the Writing and Communication Centre has been hosting a weekly writing café for faculty. Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together.

2 p.m.  to 4 p.m. in SCH 228F

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