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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.

Events

Thursday, June 13, 2024 10:00 am - 11:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Employer Information Sessions

The following employers are hosting Employer Information Sessions on Thursday, June 13th: 

  • Federal Government of Canada | The Future of Digital in the Federal Public Service: Discover Your Opportunities - VIRTUAL Information Session.

Make sure to register through WaterlooWorks and check the Employer Information Sessions calendar for any updates!

Thursday, June 13, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Staff Association open meeting with the Conflict Management and Human Rights Office

The UWSA Area Representatives Committee is a space to exchange information about current issues facing staff at UW and to keep an open line of communication between the UWSA leadership and staff members across the University. One meeting each term is open to all staff and includes a guest speaker in addition to the usual update from the UWSA president and open discussion among members.

This term's open meeting features a presentation from Lynn Long and Jeremy de Boer about the UW Conflict Management and Human Rights Office.

Friday, June 14, 2024 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Poetry Reading Night

Would you like to read a poem you wrote? The Creative Writing Club is hosting a Poetry Reading Night where you can do just that.

The poetry reading night will be held on June 14, starting at 6PM in STC 0010. If you submit a poem, you have the choice to read it yourself or for one of the event hosts to read the poem for you. Poetry submissions and attendance is open to all, so feel free to invite your friends or family. Time permitting, there will also be an open mic session at the end of the event for anyone to come up and read poetry they would like to share.

Saturday, June 15, 2024 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Canadian Youth STEM Conference

The Canadian Youth STEM Conference (CYSC) is aimed at students in Grades 9-12 across Canada who want to fuel their passion in the field. Hosted at the University of Waterloo and streamed nation-wide in partnership with Shad Canada, the program features insightful talks delivered by leading experts on emerging technology, an innovation challenge, and opportunities to form new connections.

Monday, June 17, 2024 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Indigenous Community Concert | Sultans of String "Walking Through the Fire"

In celebration of National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Office of Indigenous Relations is excited to host an Indigenous Community Concert featuring the Sultans of String. Light refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Active Bystander Intervention Training for Staff and Faculty

Bystander Intervention Training is one way the Sexual Violence Prevention & Response Office (SVPRO) is helping to build consent culture on our campus. Participants will be provided with the skills and resources to intervene when they see harmful, or potentially harmful, behaviour which includes sexual violence, as well as other forms of harm.
 

Tuesday, June 18, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

How to Disconnect from Work: A Staff Panel Discussion

Step 1: Invite your whole team to this panel discussion.

Step 2: Get away from your desk and find somewhere comfy to sit for an hour.

Step 3: Listen to our panelists share their thoughts, experience, and advice about what work is, why we need breaks from it, and how we can help each other unplug.

Step 4: Talk about it with your colleagues!

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT (GMT -04:00)

Talking to Children about Consent

Talking to young children (age 0-6) about consent.

This virtual session will discuss and answer questions about the importance of talking to young children about consent, setting boundaries, and using the proper names for body parts to help build a culture of respect and consent.

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Dr. Holger R. Maier, Professor of Environmental Engineering, School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, will present: Putting people at the centre: Towards transforming climate risk assessment for water security and delivery.