Events - 2020

Friday, November 27, 2020 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Dean Lili Liu

Have questions or concerns about your experience as an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS)? AHS wants to hear how you are doing and how we can better support your success.

Friday, November 20, 2020 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Collage of popular games, including Uno, Codenames, and Among Us

Come wind down and relax with your fellow AHSSIES for a fun afternoon of board games and banter! Join us on Friday, November 20, 2020 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. to play virtual games with fellow AHSSIES, AHS faculty and staff. 

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 — 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM EST
Microscopic image of COVID-19 virus.

The Office of Research presents a panel presentation for Waterloo faculty, staff, and students examining risk, resilience, and public wellness.

Monday, November 16, 2020 — 1:00 PM to Thursday, November 19, 2020 — 7:00 PM EST
Speed Networking Week: The starting line of your future.

Join Applied Health Sciences (AHS) alumni as they share their experiences, offer career insight, and speak with you and your classmates about what to expect once you have graduated from Waterloo.

Thursday, November 5, 2020 — 7:00 PM to 8:45 PM EST
AHS Trivia Thrive Edition sponsored by AHS Committee on Health and Well-being.

It’s time to flex your trivia muscles in our first-ever Applied Health Sciences- (AHS-) wide virtual trivia night! The questions will be a fun combination of AHS-specific and other historical facts, pop culture references, and include a special focus on mental health and well-being for THRIVE week.

Monday, October 26, 2020 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Virtual Career Panel.

Curious about careers in the health field? Join us for the School of Public Health and Health Systems’ (SPHHS) Virtual Career Panel! This webinar will feature SPHHS alumni, as they discuss their experiences in their respective health career. Open to all University of Waterloo students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Saturday, October 24, 2020 — 3:30 PM EDT
AHS 2020 Live Virtual Convocation Celebration

Convocation is the culmination of years of hard work and dedication. While we won’t be able to celebrate with in person this fall, graduands are invited to a live virtual celebration to mark this milestone.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 (all day) to Monday, November 2, 2020 (all day)
Door with halloween decorations

The fall 2020 Senior Online Learning Assistants (SOLAs) invite you to participate in an AHS-wide Halloween Door Decorating Contest! Decorate your door to show your Halloween spirit and enter to win 1 of 3 gift card prizes.

Friday, October 9, 2020 — 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Have questions or concerns about your experience as an undergraduate student in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS)? AHS wants to hear how you are doing during this virtual fall term, and how we can better support your success.

Thursday, September 24, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT
Honey bee on tree bud.

Join us for this webinar event, featuring a keynote by World Wildlife Fund Canada President and CEO, Megan Leslie, and panel discussion with UWaterloo's Zahid Butt and Goretty Dias. Our speakers will share their expertise as they discuss climate change and its impact on the environment, food systems and our health.

Thursday, August 20, 2020 — 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM EDT
A microphone on a stand.

Do you have a hidden talent that you want to show off? Do you want to see what impressive skills and abilities your fellow AHSSIES have? If so, sign up for AHSSIES Got Talent, a virtual talent show on Thursday, August 20!

Thursday, August 13, 2020 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
AHSSIE the mascot with arms up in front of bingo card.

Hello AHSSIES - you’re invited to the AHS Bingo Night on Thursday, August 13, hosted by the Wellness Team! Join us for an evening of socializing, and test if lady luck is on your side for your chance to win prizes in each round.

AHS currents students, incoming students, and faculty members are all invited! 

Thursday, July 30, 2020 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Puzzle pieces.

The Spring 2020 Wellness Team invites AHS students to join us for a night of virtual puzzle building and socializing! In groups of 9, participants will put their puzzle solving skills to the test by working together to complete a virtual puzzle.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Beyond the headlines.

The pandemic has revealed vulnerabilities and opportunities of our globalized world. Will we see new political trends internationally? Will local trade be encouraged? Will we still be able to travel the world? University of Waterloo researchers will discuss the ways that politics, trade and tourism will be influenced.

Thursday, June 11, 2020 — 1:00 PM EDT
The post-COVID-19 Reboot.

COVID-19 has shaken the world, challenging societies and altering life as we know it. But from this crisis, opportunities have emerged calling us to action as we prepare to reboot from the COVID-19 lockdown. This webinar focuses on the economics of public health and health policy, the environment, clean water, and COVID-19 transmission in waste water.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 — 12:00 PM EDT
COVID-19 virus.

Join Professor John Hirdes for this COVID-19: Ask our experts community talk. Community talks will be held online using a video link that will be provided before the talk. Registration is required.

Thursday, March 26, 2020 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

This event is changing to be offered online! 

Calling all 1B AHS co-op students: register for the Co-op 101 webinar to learn about how the co-op process works, and how you can be a stronger candidate when your work search starts!

Thursday, March 19, 2020 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT
Grad Class Send-Off event poster

Event cancelled: The Grad Class Send Off event scheduled for March 19, 2020 is cancelled due to precautionary measures taken by University of Waterloo to limit the spread and risks of COVID-19 in our community.

Thursday, March 12, 2020 — 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM EDT
3, 2, 1... GO! Three Minute Thesis Competition.

Imagine having only 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of your research to a non-specialist audience. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition challenges University of Waterloo research-based master's and doctoral students to do just that.

Thursday, March 5, 2020 — 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Beyond crisis: A film screening with the Mayne Island Conservancy

Hosted by the University of Waterloo's Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3), join us for an evening of hope and action: a screening of Beyond Crisis, Q&A with the film's director, followed by a reception with student groups and colleagues!

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — 7:00 PM EST
Jane Philpott.

Using her experience as medical doctor and special advisor on health for Nishnawbe Aski Nation, Jane Philpott will examine causes and consequences of the main health issues in Indigenous communities.

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