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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 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
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This week is all about perfecting your pitch. We will show you the different components of a pitch, and you will have the chance to practice informally with your peers. With the guidance of Velocity Fund $25K winner Erik Lloyd of Brink Bionics, and Patrick Martinson; Velocity Campus Lead Mentor, you will walk away from this workshop ready to create the perfect pitch.

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

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
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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

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 — 12:30 PM EST
Springdale Trio

Flautist Wendy Wagler, cellist Ben Bolt-Martin, and pianist Boyd McDonald together have formed the Springdale Trio.  In this concert, they will perform "The Voice of the Whale",  by American avant-garde composer George Crumb.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Write together. Connect to our grad writing community. Stay focused and motivated!

Monday, February 25, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
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 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Write together. Connect to our grad writing community. Stay focused and motivated!

Thursday, February 21, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EST
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Grade 10 students and parents are invited to an information session to learn about applying to university and finding a program you love. Current Waterloo students will offer tips about what they wish they knew about university while still in high school. 


  • Academic and student services booths: 6 to 7 p.m.
  • Presentations and questions: 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Parking will be provided in Lot C.

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 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
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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

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 attend our first ever W3 REPRESENTS: A Research Symposium on February 20, 2019.

Program

W3 REPRESENTS offers a full day of panels, posters, and socializing. View the program on the conference website.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Friday, February 15, 2019 — 11:30 AM EST

Student Level: Intermediate, Junior 
Student Type: Co-op 

  • Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis and Mathematical Optimization

CIBC Technology Co-ops Info Session

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, February 15, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Group sitting around table with drinks and laptops

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

Friday, February 15, 2019 (all day)
Writing and Communication Centre Office Closure Friday, February 15. Drop-ins and Grad Cafe still running.

The Writing and Communication Centre Office will be closing Friday, February 15, 2019.
Drop-ins at DP Library will still be running 10am-12am.
Grad Café will still be running in SCH 228F 9am-12pm.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 — 6:30 PM EST

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

  • Accounting and Financial Auditing

University of Waterloo Summer Campus Programs Information and Networking Session

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, 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 PM EST
UWaterloo Intellectual Property Workshop Series

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Come on out to this brand new workshop to learn the ins and outs of validating your product. Velocity Business Advisor, Emily Dimytosh, will equip you with strategies to validate that you’re building the right solution, facilitate pilots/trials with potential customers, and measure & track your success. Don’t miss out on this great new event!

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 — 6:30 PM EST

Student Level: Junior 
Student Type: Co-op 

  • Accounting and Financial Auditing

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, February 13, 2019 — 6:30 PM EST
visitor deck of the observatory

Escape the mid-winter blahs and explore the dramatic lunar surface at the Observatory!

Presentation at 6:30 PM in RCH 302 (note the special room) Telescope viewing at 7:00 PM (access from 3rd floor of PHY)

NOTE: this is a rescheduled tour from the previous week due to the inclement weather closure

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