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June 2015

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015 — 10:00 AM to Friday, August 14, 2015 — 5:00 PM EDT to Fri, 08/14/2015 - 17:00
Barn raising photo

Grebel’s Hunsberger photo exhibit

Photo exhibit featuring David L. Hunsberger's iconic photos, providing glimpses into the experiences of community within Ontario Mennonites in the 50s and 60s.

Monday, May 25, 2015 — 8:00 AM to Friday, June 5, 2015 — 8:00 PM EDT to Fri, 06/05/2015 - 20:00

Join us at the Institute for Quantum Computing for a two-week introduction to the theoretical and experimental study of quantum information processing. Application deadline January 12, 2015.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 — 10:00 AM to Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 4:00 PM EDT to Tue, 06/02/2015 - 16:00
small poster for the book and photo exhibit

The Confucius Institute at the University of Waterloo will host a book and photo exhibition from May 30 to June 2 at Renison University College. TheChinese Book and Photo Exhibition to Commemorate the 70th Anniversary of World War II will showcase around 200 books and 100 photos that illustrate the heroic efforts of those involved in WWII.

Monday, June 1, 2015 (all day) to Tuesday, June 30, 2015 (all day) to Tue, 06/30/2015 (All day)
Do you already cycle to campus? Are you thinking about giving it a try? Here's a little nudge to keep it going throughout June. Log your bike trips for a chance to win awesome prizes!
Monday, June 1, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach to your work search.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Monday, June 1, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Senior,Intermediate,Junior

Co-op Students

SCI - Biotechnology & Economics, MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Actuarial Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Nanotechnology, ENG - Computer, ARTS - English Lit & Rhetoric

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. 

Monday, June 1, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Learn about the Project Management (PM) field from Shabnam Surjitsingh Ivkovic, currently undertaking her Project Management Certification. Shabnam will provide an overview of how her career led her to a PM certification, as well as its value, an overview of the PM Field, the credentialing body PMI, how to obtain the various certifications available, and an in-depth look at the soft skills needed to succeed.

Monday, June 1, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Electrical, ENG – Computer

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.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 10:30 to 11:30 AM to 11:30 AM EDT

Bring your questions to this one hour group session on interviews. NOTE: Mock interviews are not available during this session.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Preparing and delivering dynamic presentations takes practice. This workshop covers a range of topics including how to organize your information, how to create powerful visual aids, and how to connect to your audience. Join us for fun and practice.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Nanotechnology, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG – Computer

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.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 2:20 PM EDT

Academic research is challenging because there is no one-size-fits-all solution for searching. In this 50 minute hands-on workshop, you’ll learn about and apply reliable tips and tools to help you find the best articles on your topic. You’ll also learn how to problem solve disappointing database search results.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Learn how to create an effective online presence, build professional networks, and search for jobs. NOTE: This workshop is intended for students who have limited experience with LinkedIn.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Bachelor, Masters

Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Electrical, ENG – Computer

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.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters

Co-op Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG – Computer

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, June 3, 2015 — 10:00 to 10:50 AM to 10:50 AM EDT

How can you be sure that the resources you’re using are appropriate for university-level assignments? This 50 minute workshop combines activities and discussions to guide you through the process of critically evaluating resources and authors to determine their credibility.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Begin to develop your teaching philosophy statement and tie it to forms of evidence. No prior experience with this form of writing is necessary. Led by Kristin Brown, Graduate Instructional Director at the Centre for Teaching Excellence.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

Starting a business isn't easy, but it is a lot is easier if you talk to a lawyer and an accountant. You will have the opportunity to do both at this Velocity Alpha workshop!

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Nanotechnology, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Electrical, ENG – Computer

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, June 4, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Increase the odds of getting what you want when negotiating salary and other details related to a job offer. NOTE: This workshop is geared toward graduating students.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, June 4, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

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, June 5, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

You’ve all heard the saying “you are only as good as your network,” but have you ever wondered how to get one?

This full day workshop is designed to provide insight and interaction along with the know how to build and stabilize business relationships through effective networking.

Friday, June 5, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT

A good network is vital to career growth and can be your link to important new opportunities. However, getting started or knowing how to grow an existing network can be intimidating. This workshop will give you insights into how to establish and expand a stable network, both in-person and online. Each session is customized, with exercises reflecting participants’ professional interests. NOTE: Please register for this workshop at Mitacs Registration.

Friday, June 5, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Mathematical Economics

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.

Saturday, June 6, 2015 — 10:00 to 15:30 AM to 3:30 PM EDT

On Saturday June 6, Waterloo Engineering is pleased to host the fourth annual Waterloo High School EV Challenge, an endurance race and engineering design competition where high school students race the cars they have designed and built through a temporary street course set up on Waterloo’s East Campus.

Monday, June 8, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior

Co-op Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechanical, ENG - Management, ENG - Electrical, ENG – Computer

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.

Monday, June 8, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Angela Roorda, Researcher Development Officer, Faculty of Arts, will review typical grant or fellowship applications, discuss how the adjudication process works and what that means for you, and will suggest strategies to help you pitch your project to its best advantage.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT

Come join Special Collections & Archives on Tuesday June 9th as we celebrate International Archives Day!

International Archives Day is celebrated around the world to help dispel the perception that archives are dark and dusty places that are difficult to access and are only of interest to historians.

This day allows the community to show their support for archives and it is a great way to learn more about us, the archival profession and the many fascinating and diverse holdings in our care.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Is there a researcher whose work you would like to follow? Who else is interested in the research papers relevant to your research? Could they be potential collaborators or competitors?

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Attend this session to find out how your interests relate to specific career opportunities. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the Strong Interest Inventory online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Paraphrasing and summarizing are important skills to have when you’re working with source material. This workshop will teach you how to re-phrase and summarize other people’s ideas and research in your own words. It will help you learn how to use external material effectively and with academic integrity.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Through discussion and hands-on activities, this session will increase your understanding of the career decision-making process and put you in a better position to make appropriate career choices.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior

Co-op Students

SCI - Bioinformatics, MATH - Statistics for Health, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Bioinformatics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer

 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.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Public lecture by Dr. Krysta Svore, Microsoft Research

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

If you're interested in getting involved with a science startup, this workshop is for you.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to prepare an effective curriculum vitae and cover letter for your academic job search.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:30 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

Punctuation marks are like math symbols in that they perform certain functions. This workshop will teach you how to use commas, semi-colons, colons, and other forms of punctuation to their full effect.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Senior

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Statistics, MATH - Scientific Computation, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Computational Mathematics, ENG – Software

 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, June 10, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Proper etiquette is crucial to a successful job search and your career. This workshop covers appropriate behaviour at interviews, employer receptions, and other networking activities, as well as dining etiquette.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

If your customers are online and you can't find them, it won't matter how great your product is. Learn more at this Velocity Alpha workshop hosted by Wes Worsfold

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!
Thursday, June 11, 2015 (all day)

The workshop aims at bringing together researchers from quantum computing and classical programming languages.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach to your work search. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

A well-constructed sentence can communicate your ideas with style and energy. Learn about the building blocks of strong sentences, and practice building different types of sentences for different purposes.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Everyone is welcome to this talk by the 2015 J.W. Graham Medallist.
Thursday, June 11, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

“Zebra Mussel-inspired Electrically Conductive Polymer Nanofiber”

Biomedical Discussion Group Lecture - Dr. Boxin Zhao and Wei Zhang; Department of Chemical Engineering, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology, University of Waterloo

RSVP Required

Thursday, June 11, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior

Co-op Students

MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG – Computer

 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, June 12, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to seize every opportunity to make the most of your work, volunteer, and internship experiences. Discuss responsibility, motivation, ethical dilemmas, first impressions, reputation, and tactics for staying organized.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Friday, June 12, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM EDT
Speaker: Professor Zhong Li, Deputy Director, Key Lab of Coal Science & Technology, Institute of Coal Chemical Engineering, Taiyuan University of Technology
Friday, June 12, 2015 — 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

DAVID R. CHERITON SCHOOL OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO

DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES

Friday, June 12, 2015
4:30 – 5:30 pm, DC 1302

Margaret Martonosi
Princeton
Power-Aware Computing, Heterogeneous Parallelism, and the Post-ISA Era

Abstract

Monday, June 15, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

For Masters,Senior,Intermediate,Junior,PhD

Co-op and Graduating Students

MATH - Computing & Financial Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - System Design, ENG – Software

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.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 — 8:30 AM to Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 8:30 PM EDT to Wed, 06/17/2015 - 20:30

A bilateral Bristol-Waterloo Nanotechnology Workshop will be held at the Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre (QNC) on 16-17 June 2015.

12 faculty, researchers and students from the University of Bristol Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information, and the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials will be presenting, along with 15 faculty from UW's Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology and Institute for Quantum Computing.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 — 10:30 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

You will gain insights into your interests, values, abilities, and personality as they relate to career decision making. During the game, you will develop a Career Profile to help you better understand who you are and what you want in the world of work.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Get some simple and practical tips to help you navigate the career exploration process. Explore how personality, values, interests, and skills intersect with experience to shape our career paths.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Find out more about Enterprise Co-op (E Co-op), a program which allows students to start their own business while earning a co-op credit.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 (all day) to Friday, June 19, 2015 (all day) to Fri, 06/19/2015 (All day)

The University of Waterloo, Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology (WIN) and the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology (CBB) are pleased to announce the 1st Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society of Canada (BSC) in Waterloo from June 17-19, 2015.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
Do you have interest in starting your own online open-access journal but don't know where to start? Have you started a journal but need to develop some of the soft skills required to be successful? Does the process seem overwhelming?
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 12:30 to 12:30 PM EDT
Lila Bruyere

Twenty-two days of remembrance, reconciliation, and prayer started this Sunday at Renison University College at the University of Waterloo as part of the #22days campaign by the Anglican Church of Canada.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Learn why volunteer work matters to employers, how to build skills related to work that interests you, and where to find volunteer opportunities. This workshop will also teach you how to effectively and professionally market your volunteer work to prospective employers both in your résumé and during interviews.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Join us for an open discussion at the Grad House, June 17, on the future of our cities

Will the next generation force us to redefine the way in which we plan and design our communities? The traditional notions of where we choose to live, how we travel, where and how we shop and how we choose to recreate is continually being challenged. What do our cities need to do to achieve resiliency for generations to come?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

For Senior,Intermediate,PhD,Masters,Junior

Co-op,Graduating Students

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Electrical, ENG – Computer

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, June 17, 2015 — 7:15 PM to 8:30 PM EDT

Dialogue groups provide an opportunity for participants to engage with members of the local community on specific issues of interest. Community members with specific expertise in the evening’s topic are invited to co-facilitate the discussion.

This evening’s discussion will be facilitated by Sergeant Julie Sudds and Constable Jennifer Priebe from the Waterloo Regional Police Services.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

You have a business idea - congratulations. But really, do people actually want your sh*t? Get feedback on your idea at this workshop, hosted by Velocity Director Mike Kirkup.

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, June 18, 2015 — 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Biked to campus? Drop by the quad outside Dana Porter Library for a bike breakfast to celebrate cycling. Includes snacks, info, and free tune-ups from King Street Cycles!
Thursday, June 18, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Hear briefly from the Office of Academic Integrity about why you need to reference your sources. Then learn how to manage your references, create bibliographies, and format your papers in a variety of citation styles from a liaison librarian using RefWorks, a web-based citation software freely available to all UWaterloo students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Two-session workshop: attend the first session to learn about your personality type and preferences for learning and decision making. In the second session, discover how to apply your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to explore potential careers. NOTE: There is a student materials charge of $10 payable at the Centre for Career Action prior to the session. Once you have registered and paid, you will be given information on how to complete the assessment online. The assessment must be completed at least 2 business days prior to the workshop.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

Eric Migicovsky, Founder of Pebble, is coming to UWaterloo to talk about the smartwatch that has sold over 1 million units and has raised a total of over $30 million on Kickstarter.

Register today to reserve your seat.

Friday, June 19, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Learn how to analyse a job description, articulate your transferable skills, and write an effective résumé. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Friday, June 19, 2015 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Poster image for Henry the Sixth production

Written by William Shakespeare

Adapted by Toby Malone

Directed by Jennifer Roberts-Smith

Saturday, June 20, 2015 — 12:00 to 15:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Join us to learn how to navigate UWaterloo’s online systems, meet the Transfer Student Team and other incoming transfer students, connect with our Off-Campus Housing department for tips on moving into the Waterloo community and learn about funding options from the Student Awards and Financial Aid office. You will learn skills that can help you with the course selection process as well as meet representatives from your student government to learn how you can get involved during your time as a UWaterloo student. Transfer Student Day is a free event and lunch will be provided.

Saturday, June 20, 2015 — 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Poster image for Henry the Sixth production

Written by William Shakespeare

Adapted by Toby Malone

Directed by Jennifer Roberts-Smith

Monday, June 22, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT

Representatives from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) as well as from Opportunities Ontario: Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) will be presenting on the requirements to apply for Permanent Residence (PR) in Canada. CIC will be presenting on the new Express Entry pathway and Opportunities Ontario will be presenting on the PNP process for Ontario.

The presentation will be most beneficial for graduating students and students at the graduate level.

Monday, June 22, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

In this Waterloo IEEE Alumni Talk, Ian Tien will discuss the founding of SpinPunch, a Y Combinator-backed video game company founded in the heart of Silicon Valley. SpinPunch now operates from Waterloo but leverages its roots in Silicon Valley. Ian will discuss how it is possible to successfully run a company from Waterloo with team members working in remote locations.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn the five characteristics of an A+ résumé and how to interpret the job description to identify your strongest and most relevant skills. Learn how to adopt the perspective of an employer when submitting your application for a position. NOTE:There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT
Want to bike but are a little nervous? Join the Bike Safety session to help build your cycling skills and confidence. Pizza lunch provided.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 11:30 to 13:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Masters,Senior,Intermediate,Junior

Co-op Students

ENG - Mechatronics, ENG - Mechanical, ENG – Electrical

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.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Finding conference proceedings can be tricky! This hands-on session will introduce you to deciphering conference proceedings citations and provide you with the tools to navigate the often complicated search process.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Jac van Beek, CEO of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants, will provide an overview of management consulting as an industry, the specifics of the role, what firms look for in their applicants, and the personality traits necessary for success. Hear his insights on the benefits and challenges of this stimulating line of work.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Do you have a very common last name?  Do you use the same format for your name for all of your papers? Is your work being attributed to someone else? Can others find your work easily?

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Explore the impacts of culture and inter-cultural communications on the work environment, and identify strategies for success in a new work culture. This workshop is geared both toward students who will go abroad to work and students who want to work in Canada.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EDT

Learn what to consider when applying to professional and graduate programs. Topics include GPA, prerequisites, admission tests and exam scores, funding, research, volunteer/work experience, personal statements, and reference letters.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster - see accompanying text for details

Want to learn the art of pitching? Velocity Director Mike Kirkup hosts this Velocity Alpha workshop

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

A faculty member will describe the steps to successfully plan for PhD career opportunities in an academic environment.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 11:00 to 13:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Make every word count. Learn how to revise for clarity and unity, and turn your drafts into elegant, succinct prose by condensing your sentences without sacrificing their sense.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 12:30 to 14:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Learn how to improve your performance in job interviews by viewing and discussing recorded excerpts of actual interviews. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Jeremy DeBoer, University of Waterloo, Senior Case Consultant, will take you through a step-by-step process to plan and conduct effective conversations around difficult issues that you may experience with your supervisor.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT
In order to receive that job offer, you must prove your skills in the interview. Here is your opportunity to practise and improve.NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.   If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.
Friday, June 26, 2015 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) invite the Canadian research community to an information session on their recently announced Tri-Agency Open Access Policy on Publications.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 — 10:30 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Learn how to apply successful networking strategies to enhance your career opportunities. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details.

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
FemPhys Logo

A safe space to hang out and chat with the FemPhys community!

You bring a cup - we'll provide iced tea.

FemPhys is a club for women in physics at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Increase your chances of success by taking a strategic approach to your work search. NOTE: There is a prerequisite for this workshop. Please see chart for details. 

If you plan to attend this workshop, please register on the event web page.

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