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Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternative Service

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 8:30 AM to Friday, December 16, 2016 - 4:30 PM EST
Conchies Speak: Ontario Mennonites in Alternatives Service 1941-1946

During the Second World War, 2,600 Ontario Mennonite men served in conscientious objector work camps. Through archival records, this exhibit recovers their voices and stories. Free. Guided tours and additional programming available for groups if arranged in advance.

Stories in Art from Iraqi Kurdistan

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 8:30 AM to Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 4:30 PM EDT
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Stories in Art from Iraqi Kurdistan

This exhibit explores story-telling through art by people now living in Iraqi Kurdistan as a result of displacement.

Grad write-ins

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

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

Fridays 9am – 11am, SCH 228F

Succession Planning

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

This workshop will look at:

Facebook Employer Information Session

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior Co-op Students 

MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Applied Mathematics, ENG - Software, 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.

Waterloo Electric Vehicle Challenge

Saturday, May 28, 2016 (all day)

Hosted by Waterloo Engineering, the Waterloo Electric Vehicle (EV) Challenge encourages students to design and test their own electric car in an annual endurance competition. This years competition is scheduled for May 28, 2016. More than a dozen teams from around Ontario will attend this year's event.

Conflict Management

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

In this workshop you will:

New to a Team

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

In this workshop you will:

Global Intelligence

Saturday, May 28, 2016 - 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

What does "global citizen" mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment. 

You can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at the University of Waterloo to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence

Register to attend on LEADS

Undergraduate School on Experimental Quantum Information Processing (USEQIP)

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM to Friday, June 10, 2016 - 5:00 PM EDT

Join us at the Institute for Quantum Computing for a two-week introduction to the theoretical and experimental study of quantum information processing.

Velocity Fund $25K Applications Open

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 9:00 AM to Sunday, June 26, 2016 - 11:59 PM EDT
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Velocity Fund $25K Applications are open! The Velocity Fund is a non-equity grant program for startups that offers $375,000 each year to startups through its Velocity Fund $25K and Velocity Fund $5K programs.

Three times a year, startups can apply to compete for $25,000 prizes, as well as an extra $10,000 in additional funding awarded to the most innovative hardware startup winner. The top applicants are invited to interview with a panel of Velocity leaders and alumni, and if selected, present their pitches at the Velocity Fund Finals on July 21st.

Vancouver: Grow Your Career Here

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Senior, Masters, PhD, Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Electrical, ENG - Computer, ENV - Environment & Business, ARTS - Digital Arts Communication

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.

Study strategies - May 30 2016

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you! You will learn how to approach reviewing and test taking more effectively and we will discuss blooms taxonomy of learning, a variety of test formats as well as different strategies for learning and reviewing.

Register to attend on LEADS

Communication and Leadership Styles

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Leadership requires us to connect with others and every leader has their distinct way of adapting their communication. Do you have a variety of communication and leadership styles?

In this workshop, you will:

Explore and evaluate the different communication and leadership styles Learn which style you use most commonly in certain situations Delve into authentic listening Learn the value of building trust and asking smart questions

Register to attend on LEADS

SAP Employer Information Session

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Information Technology Management, MATH - Computer Science, MATH - Business Administration, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Computer, ARTS - Glbl Bus & Dig Arts (GBDA)

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.

#YVRTech Meetup

Monday, May 30, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Mathematical Physics, MATH - Information Technology Management, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Nanotechnology, 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.

Vena Solutions Employer Information Session

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters Co-op Students 

MATH - Pure Mathematics, MATH - Computer Science, 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.

Personality Dimensions

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

How do you approach a situation that is new to you or make decisions? Personality Dimensions ® (PD) is a self-discovery process which helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities.

You can expect to:

Complete the PD® temperament self-assessment tool Discover what's great about you and others Gain a new appreciation for differences Improve your interpersonal communications

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Grammar workshop series

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Need or want to brush up on your proofreading and editing skills?  Improve your writing, peer-editing, and self-editing skills with the Writing Centre’s Grammar Workshop Series. This four part workshop series will start with basic grammar concepts and build on what you learned. 

Effective Meetings

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT

Many, many, many hours are spent in meetings - how can your meetings build relationships and achieve results?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

Components of an effective team meeting Roles within a team - productive and unproductive Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

Register to attend on LEADS

Yahoo Employer Information Session

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, 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.

Test preparation and test anxiety - June 1 2016

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

Do you find yourself panicking the night before an exam? Do you find that you forget everything you have studied when you start an exam? This workshop can help you establish a good test taking routine and reduce your test anxiety. We will also discuss how to create a final review and how to cram effectively.

Register to attend on LEADS

Yelp Employer Information Session

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

For Junior, Intermediate, Senior, Masters, PhD Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Statistics, MATH - Computer Science, ENG - System Design, ENG - Software, ENG - Mechatronics, 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.

Velocity Start presents Ain’t No Model Like A Business Model

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Walk away with the tools to create your own rockin' business model. Join us at the free workshop "Ain't No Model Like A Business Model"!

Register here for the workshop and free pizza!

Stripe Employer Information Session

Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM EDT

For Intermediate, Senior Co-op and Graduating Students 

MATH - Computer Science, 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.

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