Events - May 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021 — 2:11 PM EDT
Rubik's cube

Rubik’s Cube: The math behind the best-selling puzzle toy of all time!

Join us at 9 AM (ET) on Saturday, June 5, for a special family-fun event that will put a Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics’ twist on the world’s best-selling puzzle toy!

Thursday, May 27, 2021 — 3:00 PM EDT
Picture a Scientist poster

Join Women in Engineering for a virtual screening of Picture A Scientist — a documentary raising visibility around gender bias and racism in science.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Explorations of Asian identity, perceptions and belonging. May 25, 2021. 1 - 2:30 p.m. Virtual panel discussion.

In honour of Asian heritage month the President's Anti-Racism Taskforce (PART) invites you to attend Explorations of Asian Identity, Perceptions and Belonging. The event will feature a robust panel discussion that explores Asian-Canadian identity and anti-Asian racism, particularly in light of the rise in hate crimes over the past year.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
Waterloo and Bordeaux campuses

The University of Bordeaux and the University of Waterloo are delighted to invite Waterloo staff, faculty, and students to attend a special virtual celebration of the 10th anniversary of our strategic partnership.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT
Quantum Today poster

Quantum Today is an exciting new seminar series that pulls its themes from recently published scientific articles. Join us as we sit down in conversation with researchers to talk about their work, what’s the impact and where their research will lead to.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 — 11:45 AM EDT
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The second installment of the A Year of COVID-19 series is planned for Thursday, May 20 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Please visit the A Year of COVID-19 to register for one or more events in the series.

Monday, May 31, 2021 — 8:00 AM EDT
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Want to improve your English conversation skills? Join our English Conversation Circles, a program designed for students to talk with others and build confidence in their English conversation skills.

Meeting times:
Mondays 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesdays 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday, May 27, 2021 — 4:00 PM EDT

Co-op, graduating students, and recent grads.Any student that's interested in pursuing the actuarial field.

Type of student: Co-op and Graduating
Level of student: Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Thematic Clusters:
Data Analytics, Statistical Analysis, and Mathematical Optimization
Finance and Investment
Insurance and Risk Management

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — 2:00 PM EDT
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Write together, connect with others, and make progress on your work. Join any (or all) of our Virtual Writing Café sessions every week!

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

This training teaches participants how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide. It 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.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT
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Hey undergrads! Hate writing alone? Want to meet other undergrads, brainstorm and do some productive writing with a group? Then join WCC’s PJ-Friendly Writing Groups!

PS: If you attend
⁣3 sessions you’ll get a #WaterlooWrites mug!
5 sessions, we'll throw in some candy.
8 sessions, and we'll fill your mug to overflowing with edible treats!

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — 9:00 AM EDT
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Write together, connect with others, and make progress on your work. Join any (or all) of our Virtual Writing Café sessions every week!

Thursday, May 20, 2021 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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 participants how to Recognize, Respond, and Refer individuals experiencing mental health problems on campus.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 4:15 PM EDT
Perry Bellegarde.

This Hallman lecture will include a discussion of the COVID-19 response from the perspective of the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, Perry Bellegarde, and a panel discussion of national and regional successes and challenges.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT
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Many of us love our lawns despite the environmental implications. So how do we maintain a great looking lawn and not lie awake at night full of guilt? The answer is actually quite simple. We maintain it the way nature would. While turf isn’t a natural ground cover, we can apply the same ecological principles which operate in the natural world.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 — 10:00 AM EDT
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Hey undergrads! Hate writing alone? Want to meet other undergrads, brainstorm and do some productive writing with a group? Then join WCC’s PJ-Friendly Writing Groups!

PS: If you attend
⁣3 sessions you’ll get a #WaterlooWrites mug!
5 sessions, we'll throw in some candy.
8 sessions, and we'll fill your mug to overflowing with edible treats!

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 (all day)
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Last day to register for WCC's English Conversation Circles!

Want to improve your English conversation skills? Join our program designed for students to talk with others and build confidence in their English conversation skills.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 — 5:00 PM EDT

Computer Science students with an interest in
C++ development.

Type of student: Co-op
Level of student: Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Thematic Clusters: 
Computing: Information Systems
Computing: Quality Assurance
Computing: Software
Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 — 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Tuesday, May 18, 2021 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Group of dancers
Tuesday, May 18, 2021 — 12:00 PM EDT

co-op students in software engineering or computer science

Type of student: Co-op
Level of student: Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Thematic Clusters: 
Computing: Information Systems
Computing: Quality Assurance
Computing: Software
Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography

About Flinks

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 — 9:00 AM EDT
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Write together, connect with others, and make progress on your work. Join any (or all) of our Virtual Writing Café sessions every week!

Monday, May 17, 2021 — 5:00 PM EDT

Hiring engineering students of all levels, from co-op to full-time

Type of student: Co-op and Graduating
Level of student: Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Thematic Clusters:
Computing: Information Systems
Computing: Quality Assurance
Computing: Software
Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography
Information Science and Data Management

Monday, May 17, 2021 — 5:00 PM EDT

Accounting co-op students seeking a Fall 2021 work term

Student Type: Co-op
Student Level: Junior, Intermediate, Senior
Thematic Clusters:
Accounting and Financial Auditing

Monday, May 17, 2021 — 2:30 PM EDT

We are looking to hire computer science co-op students, ideally in later terms!

Student Type: Co-op
Student Level: Intermediate, Senior
Thematic Clusters:
Computing: Information Systems
Computing: Quality Assurance
Computing: Software
Computing: Systems Security and Cryptography

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