Tuesday, July 24, 2018 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Our classrooms are filled with students who represent a broad range of racial, cultural, linguistic, physical, and intellectual backgrounds. This workshop provides a starting point for honouring and benefiting from this diversity in our classrooms. Through self-reflection and discussion, we'll provide teaching strategies for optimising our diverse students' engagement, comprehension, and retention.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
Laptop screen with text stating "new product"

Are you a University of Waterloo graduate student or postdoc interested in commercializing your research? Hosted by GRADventure, in collaboration with the Waterloo Commercialization Office (WatCo) and the Library, this half-day event will provide you with the basics of Market Research, Intellectual Property and Commercialization to start turning your research into a commercial success!

Lunch will be provided, and registration is required.

Friday, July 27, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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

We’ll provide free coffee, tea, and snacks. Just come and write!

Additional information: No need to register. Bring your laptop and your own mug. All grads welcome!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 — 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM EDT

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

We’ll provide free coffee, tea, and snacks. Just come and write!

Additional information: No need to register. Bring your laptop and your own mug. All grads welcome!

Friday, August 31, 2018 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

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

We’ll provide free coffee, tea, and snacks. Just come and write!

Additional information: No need to register. Bring your laptop and your own mug. All grads welcome!

Saturday, September 1, 2018 (all day)

Good communication skills are essential to a successful research career. This short online workshop highlights the importance of communicating well and focuses on three common communication opportunities that researchers face on a regular basis: presentation skills; writing skills; and poster creation.

Delivered by one of our seasoned facilitators, this workshop will teach you the latest tips and techniques to make sure your next conference talk, email or poster presentation is impactful and memorable.

Additional information: This is an online workshop offered by Mitacs. The workshop can be accessed at any time, but must be completed by the end date of March 1, 2019.

Saturday, September 1, 2018 (all day)

In today’s diverse workplaces, being able to navigate, build, and contribute to effective teams may be the single most important set of skills an employee can have. In this workshop, you’ll learn about tools and techniques that will help you build your awareness of multicultural team performance, navigate workplace cultural and communication, and use effective conversations to deal with conflict in international and multicultural team settings.

Additional information: This is an online workshop offered by Mitacs. The workshop can be accessed at any time, but must be completed by the end date of March 1, 2019.

Saturday, September 1, 2018 (all day)

Reach project deadlines with less stress. Gain techniques and tools to help you create realistic project timelines and manage your time and energy. Using a customized project planning tool, you’ll be reaching your project deadlines with energy and time to spare.

Additional information: This is an online workshop offered by Mitacs. The workshop can be accessed at any time, but must be completed by the end date of March 1, 2019.

Saturday, September 1, 2018 (all day)

Get the knowledge you need to build your network! Your time at graduate school/during your postdoctoral fellowship will be filled with opportunities to make connections in and outside of your field. This short online workshop will give you the information you’ll need to make the most of each opportunity.

Building a strong personal and professional network may be one of the single most important things you can do for your career.  Learn how to plan, prepare, build and foster your network and watch opportunities unfold in front of you.

Additional information: This is an online workshop offered by Mitacs. The workshop can be accessed at any time, but must be completed by the end date of March 1, 2019.

Saturday, September 1, 2018 (all day)

If you find yourself frequently running out of time on a project or impending deadlines are making you anxious, this workshop is for you. You’ll learn how to make the most of every minute, avoid procrastination and other “time thieves,” and create achievable plans and schedules, based on project management best practices.

Additional information: This is an online workshop offered by Mitacs. The workshop can be accessed at any time, but must be completed by the end date of March 1, 2019.

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