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Wednesday, July 3, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Velocity Fund $5K qualifiers image

Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to watch University of Waterloo students pitch. This is the first of two nights of $5K Qualifiers and will feature 20 different student led startups being pitched. 

Thursday, July 4, 2019 — 10:00 to 12:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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, July 4, 2019 — 10:30 to 10:30 AM EDT
Waterloo institute for sustainable energy logo

The Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy is pleased to host Dr. Ofelia A. Jianu, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, University of Windsor for an interactive public lecture that welcomes individuals from all faculties to join the conversation.

Thursday, July 4, 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.
Thursday, July 4, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Velocity fund $5K Qualifiers event image

Looking to see the next big thing? Join us at the Velocity Fund $5K Qualifiers to watch University of Waterloo students pitch. This is the first of two nights of $5K Qualifiers and will feature 20 different student led startups being pitched. 

Monday, July 8, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Thursday, July 11, 2019 — 4:00 PM EDT to Thu, 07/11/2019 - 16:00

Stop stalling. Start writing.

Dissertation Boot Camp is designed to help dissertation writers get a jump start on meeting their writing goals.

Our next Dissertation Boot Camp will take place over four intensive days from Monday, July 8 to Thursday, July 11. 

Rules of participation

PhD and masters students are welcomed to apply. Please note that Engineering students writing their dissertation proposals are invited to apply.

Monday, July 8, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 4:00 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 LEADS.

Monday, July 8, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 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
Tuesday, July 9, 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 10, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Alleviating Anxiety - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn strategies to manage stress and anxiety

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
Coping Skills Seminars - uwaterloo.ca/campus-wellness

Learn about the habit loop; the stages of change cycle; how to re-shape or change habits; strategies to increase motivation, overcome obstacles and increase chances for success; and how to relax using progressive muscle relaxation.

Register on LEADS.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 — 6:00 PM EDT
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The part-time Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) program is a 3-year graduate business degree designed for individuals who want to develop the skills to lead change and launch new ideas while balancing full-time work.

Course material will be delivered in weekend sessions over three years, with the next cohort starting classes in September 2019. In MBET, students learn inside and outside the classroom. Core business courses are integrated with practical experience, networking, and hands-on learning in the most entrepreneurial community in Canada.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Setup Your Business Like A Boss event graphic

This workshop will address general legal and accounting considerations that will affect your business. Learn about the “nitty gritty” details of setting up your business from Guest speaker Chris Young, who has a wealth of experience in the startup world from founding multiple companies. Come out and learn what it is like to set up a startup!

Thursday, July 11, 2019 (all day) to Saturday, July 13, 2019 (all day) to Sat, 07/13/2019 (All day)
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Thursday, July 11, 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.
Monday, July 15, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Thursday, July 18, 2019 — 3:00 PM EDT to Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:00

Learn to speak about your research with confidence!

Whether you are giving a conference presentation, a job talk, or defending your dissertation, as a graduate student you need to be able to speak with authority and knowledge about your research area, respond to questions, and engage in scholarly debate.

Speak like a Scholar is designed to help doctoral students develop their voices as independent scholars and give effective academic presentations with confidence.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Individual writing a report

Waterloo faculty members (both emerging and established scholars) are invited to learn about tools and strategies to help improve the success of a SSHRC grant application by attending some or all of these workshops. Hosted by the Office of Research, these SSHRC Tools and Resources Training (START) workshops will cover the most challenging sections of a typical SSHRC grant application.

78% of 2018 START attendees who applied for the SSHRC Insight Grant were successful.  This is 34% higher than the national success rate.

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 — 12:00 to 12:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Event poster graphic for Billion Dollar Briefing workshop

Join us for the "Billion Dollar Briefing" talk with the legendary Larry Smith, economics professor at UWaterloo! Trust us, this is a workshop you do NOT want to miss! 

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

Thursday, July 18, 2019 — 11:00 to 14:30 AM to 2:30 PM EDT
VFF $5k event graphic

The Velocity Fund is a pitch competition, held three times a year, for startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to win a share of $20,000 in funding. Join us for the Velocity Fund Finals $5K on July 18 from 11:00am – 2:30pm.

We encourage you to register to reserve your spot in the audience today!

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.
Saturday, July 20, 2019 — 7:30 PM EDT
UWaterloo Choir

The human voice is an incredible instrument, not only capable of carrying text, but also showcasing many different sounds to convey emotion or create atmosphere. Voicescapes will explore some of these capabilities, featuring music by composers such as Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, Stephen Hatfield, Morten Lauridsen, and Sarah Hopkins. 

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 — 4:00 PM EDT
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Join us at the Social Impact Showcase on July 23rd, where we will be celebrating the diversity of our GreenHouse innovators and their journeys in social innovation and entrepreneurship. We will be announcing grants for some early-stage, high-potential ideas, and the Social Impact Fund winners will be sharing their stories.
 

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:

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 — 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

Thursday, July 25, 2019 — 10:30 to 11:45 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:

June 27: "Rethinking the Practice and Performance of Indigenous Land Acknowledgement"

Thursday, July 25, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Please join us at the Shad Waterloo 2019 Open Day Exhibits and see displays and demonstrations of the design project solutions, lecture series, workshops, and recreation activities.

The design project theme this year is "How might we help Canadians impactfully reduce our waste?".

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.
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. 
 

Monday, July 29, 2019 — 11:30 AM to Thursday, August 1, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT to Thu, 08/01/2019 - 17:00
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.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

If you haven’t explored the green spaces between the residences, Westmount Avenue, and Health Services in the Northwest corner of campus, you’re missing out. Women & non-binary faculty, post-docs, staff, and grad students are invited to a picnic (bring your own lunch) and a tour of a great lunchtime walking (or rolling or running) route.

Itinerary

Noon - Meet on Ring Road at the path to residences (across from PAC)
12:05 pm - Walk to picnic table and eat lunch 
12:45 pm - Walk along path
1:00pm - End walk at the bridge to Health Services (HS)

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 — 12:00 to 13:00 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:

Use copyright protected works in the classroom, LEARN, or through Course Reserves, and Choose alternate options for using materials, if necessary

Connecting to the Webinar

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 — 4:00 PM EDT
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We invite you to participate in Kids Ability Discovery Lab hosted by GreenHouse and St Paul's University College.

As a participant, you will discover how you can improve quality of life for children with accessibility challenges and their caregivers.

During the lab, you'll learn about the child treatment system from a variety of stakeholders. Then learn skills in problem definition and ethical design to identify opportunities for innovation.

Food & transportation provided!

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

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