August 2019

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.

Thursday, August 1, 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.
Wednesday, August 7, 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
Thursday, August 8, 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.
Friday, August 9, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 16, 2019 — 6:00 PM EDT to Fri, 08/16/2019 - 18:00
Quantum Cryptography logo

The Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS) will run August 9-16, 2019 with students arriving August 8 and departing August 17. Apply for QCSYS and discover how the physics and mathematics of quantum mechanics and cryptography merge into one of the most exciting topics in contemporary science – quantum cryptography.

Tuesday, August 13, 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, August 14, 2019 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

In this session, participants will be introduced to copyright, and the rights and responsibilities they have when publishing their research. This session includes an introduction to:

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 — 6:00 PM EDT
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Join us in-person at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business for an information session and panel discussion with part-time MBET students.

Learn more about the MBET program, have some snacks, and get to know us.

In this session we will:

Talk about the part-time MBET program details and outcomes Review program admissions requirements and logistics Hear current part-time MBET students talk about their experience Ask questions and get answers from staff and students
Monday, August 19, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Tuesday, August 20, 2019 — 6:00 PM EDT to Tue, 08/20/2019 - 18:00
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Monday, August 19, 2019 — 9:00 AM to Friday, August 23, 2019 — 5:00 PM EDT to Fri, 08/23/2019 - 17:00
Quantum Key Distribution logo

The international Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) Summer School is a five-day program focused on theoretical and experimental aspects of quantum communication with a focus on quantum cryptography. Established in 2008, QKD occurs every other year and was last held in 2017.

Monday, August 19, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 12:00 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 Workday.

Monday, August 26, 2019 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM 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, August 28, 2019 — 10:00 to 11:00 AM to 11:00 AM 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
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 — 12:00 to 13:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
How to set and crush your goals: August 28 at noon in MC 5479

Calling all goal setters and goal smashers: Are you ready to set your intentions for the next month, term, or year and finally start crushing them? We’ve got something juicy for you!

In this one-hour session, Jess DeBrouwer [Confidence & Mindset Coach] will lead a goal setting workshop dedicated to:

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