The Federation of Students, Graduate Student Association and the University of Waterloo invite you to celebrate the beginning of the construction phase of the SLC/PAC Expansion Project. This 63,000+ square foot expansion will provide our students with additional study and social space, a new fitness centre and so much more.
Enjoy samples of new food options that will be available from Food Services, chat with project leaders, and leave your mark on the expansion – literally – by having your signature incorporated into the design of the new building.
Please note: the rain location for this event will be the SLC Great Hall.Learn more about the SLC/PAC expansion project.
Please join us in the lounge for a sophisticated dinner experience, accompanied by a modern-twist on jazz from DJ Ines. Semi-formal dinner attire is encouraged. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance on Eventbrite. This is a +19 event with ID required.
Sundae Monday - Every other Monday at 6pm
Upcoming dates: June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, Aug 7
Who doesn't love free ice cream!? Come enjoy at treat at the Grad House every other Monday until Aug 7th! It all gets started at 6 pm! Bring your grad student ID.
Babble Cafe - Every other Tuesday at 6:30pm
Upcoming dates: June 6 & 20, July 4 & 18
Meet and mingle with exciting people from all around the world! The International Canadian Student Network runs the Babble Cafe every other Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm upstairs at the Grad House. This is a perfect opportunity to meet other students and practice your English conversation skills.
Trivia Night - Every other Wednesday at 7pm
Upcoming dates: June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19
Trivia Night is back in the Spring term every other Thursday! Bring your friends and your wit for a night of challenging puzzles and awesome prizes! Get here early, space is limited!
Free Food Thursday - Every Thursday at 7pm
Free Food Thursday is back on EVERY week in the Spring/Summer term (except exam period). Come on out for some delicious seasonal treats and summer meals!
Open Mic - Every other Thursday at 7:30pm
Upcoming dates: June 8 & 22, July 6 & 20
Every other Thursday starting May 11th at 7:30PM. Do you play an instrument or sing? Come to the Graduate House for OPEN MIC NIGHT. It’s easy! Just sign up and play a couple of tunes! Visit Graduate House events page or follow UW Grad House Open Mic to stay updated.
We need grad students to help run events at the Grad House! It’s a great way to meet new friends, get involved, and enjoy GH gift certificates. We especially are in need of people interested in hosting Wednesday Night Trivia - what a great way to show off your mad skills! Contact our events coordinator Allison at email@example.com if you’re interested. All the cool kids are doing it!
Got a sweet idea?
We’d love to hear from you! Reach out to Allison, our Events Coordinator with your ideas for events & activities at firstname.lastname@example.org
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INT'L SPOUSES - Int'l Potluck Dinner, cooking & gardening groups, strawberry picking, Tea & English
Spouses and partners of int'l students, post-docs, and visiting scholars are invited to attend Int'l Spouses' activities. These include: an Int'l Potluck Dinner on Saturday, June 17th; a possible outing to pick strawberries in late June/early July; Tea & English with Nancy (on Thursday mornings, children welcome -- not an English class, just a chance to chat with people from around the world); the Knitting Group (some Monday evenings at Coffee Culture in Uptown Waterloo); the Cooking Group (cook and eat int'l foods); and the Gardening Group (plant and enjoy vegetables and flowers!). For full details, check our our website (https://intlspouses.wordpress.com/). Sign up to receive email updates on our activities and become a friend on Facebook (University of Waterloo International Spouses). New people are always welcome! :)
Recruiting Board Members
GSEF is recruiting committed MATH and ARTS faculty graduate students to volunteer to join our board! If you are a graduate student from one of these faculties please send a resume/CV to email@example.com. The description can be found here. We will be selecting a candidate on a rolling basis so apply soon! If you have any questions about your commitments please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruiting Project Review Committee Members
GSEF is recruiting committed ARTS faculty students to join our Project Review Committee! If you are a graduate student from one of these faculties please send a resume/CV to email@example.com. We will be selecting candidates on a rolling basis so apply soon! If you have any questions about your commitments please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Student Leadership Program (SLP) is a broad-based, experiential series of workshops available to current University of Waterloo students (undergraduate and graduate).
The program has been designed so that all students can participate regardless of whether they are currently in a leadership role. The purpose of these workshops is to explore and enhance your leadership capabilities, and to help you gain knowledge and develop skills in leadership on campus and within the community.
- Workshops are free to any current UWaterloo student (you must be registered in the term)
- You can complete the 12 workshops in any order and at your own pace throughout your university career
- By completing all 12 workshops, you are eligible to receive an E-Certificate
- This program does not qualify for university credit
There are 12 workshops offered within the Student Leadership Certificate Program (SLP), each taught by a UWaterloo student facilitator that has completed the program.
For more information and the complete calendar of workshops, visit the Student Success Office website.
Be a part of Canada 150! Get involved in the UWaterloo community this Spring semester, meet a lot of new people and build up your resume with new experiences! University Relations is looking for hardworking, energetic volunteers for our annual Canada Day Celebration held at Columbia Ice Field. Sign up to be an executive volunteer to lead a group of students, or be a part of one of the many teams of volunteers. Food and drink is provided for the day, along with a t-shirt!
For more information on time commitment and to apply, go onto your LEADs account under the following links:
-Canada Day Volunteer Opportunities – Team Members: https://leads.uwaterloo.ca/Advertisement/Details/2192
-Canada Day Volunteer Opportunities – Executive Members: https://leads.uwaterloo.ca/Advertisement/Details/2193
We look forward to meeting you and having you on our team!
AIESEC is the largest not-for-profit student run organization worldwide representing over 2,400 universities. Our goal is to develop strong leadership skills in the participants that we send on volunteer and professional internships aboard. We're currently looking for students (undergraduate and graduate) interested in going aboard to opportunities in Columbia, Italy, Mexico, Germany, Poland, China, Korea, Taiwan, and many more. If interested please visit our Facebook page and the AIESEC website for details.
June is Bike Month in Waterloo Region! Check out some of the events that will be taking place across campus to celebrate and promote cycling. Whether you’re a regular cyclist or are looking to start biking, there are a few ways you can participate:
Check out the 3 challenges happening throughout Bike Month to get a chance at winning a prize!
- Challenge 1 - Tweet a group/individual bike ride photo with #BikeWR and @UWaterloo or email TravelWise@regionofwaterloo.ca
- Challenge 2 - Log a bike trip on gotravelwise.ca
- Challenge 3 - Send a bike story with the #BikeWR hashtag on Social Media or email TravelWise@regionofwaterloo.ca
Join the UW and WLU Sustainability Offices for a group bike ride and a picnic at Waterloo Park on June 13 @ noon. The starting point will be at the CAB Station in front of the main entrance of Dana Porter Library. Make sure to bring a lunch with you on the bike ride! Also, please don’t forget to register for the bike ride!
On June 21st, from 8AM to 3PM, the Sustainability Office is hosting Bike Day @ the Arts Quad. Stop by for free breakfast snacks (first-come, first-serve), bike tune ups, vendors, and giveaways throughout the day.