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University of Waterloo events

At Waterloo, we're proud to host a wide variety of events for the campus community and our larger community. Find out what's happening on campus, from free public lectures to workshops and information sessions.

Plan your event

For support with your event, view our resources for event planners and contact community.relations@uwaterloo.ca.


Monday, February 26, 2024 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Velocity Presents - Startup 101: Grants & Non-dilutive Funding

Want to know what an entrepreneurship journey looks like? Need to find funding and unsure of where to start? Startup 101 will kickstart your business knowledge with our simple hour long (sometimes more) themed sessions. Hosted by founders for everyone. This session's focus is on how to find and use sources of funding that don’t dilute your equity.

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 12:00 am - Wednesday, February 28, 2024 11:59 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

What Were You Wearing? Survivor Art Installation

The Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office (SVPRO), in partnership with the Sexual Assault Support Centre of Waterloo Region (SASC) is once again bringing the What Were You Wearing on? Survivor Art Installation to UWaterloo on Tues Feb 27 – Wed Feb 28. The exhibit is based on student-survivor descriptions of the clothing they were wearing when they experienced sexual violence.

Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Designing Exergames for Patients with Osteoporosis

 Eléa Thuiliera, a PhD student at the university of Galway (Ireland), will be presenting a guest lecture on February 29th. Eléa's research aims to design active games (exergames) to increase engagement while improving physical health, and fitting to a population at risk of fall and fracture. 

Friday, March 1, 2024 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Design Thinking for Climate Action: Innovation Skills Workshop

Join this Innovation Skills Workshop co-hosted by the Waterloo Climate Institute Climate Leaders’ program and GreenHouse Changemaker Labs to address climate change. In small groups, participants will explore the design thinking principles and will ideate solutions and recommendations for campus climate action!

Monday, March 4, 2024 12:00 am - 5:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Quantum for Environment Design Challenge (Application Deadline)

Transformative Quantum Technologies presents the Quantum for Environment Design Challenge (Q4Environment) to search for opportunities where quantum technology can impact the environment. This challenge is open to University of Waterloo undergraduate students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.