Events - 2015

Thursday, December 10, 2015 (all day)

On Thursday, December 10, 2015 delegates from Reykjavik University, Iceland will be visiting the University of Waterloo to discuss research in Computer Science, to investigate the co-op program, and to discuss entrepreneurship and innovation programs at Conrad.

Delegates:

Dr. Ari Kristinn Jonsson, President

Dr. Yngvi Bjornsson, Dean, School of Computer Science

Ms. Johanna Vigdis Gudmundsdottir, Executive Director, Relations

Thursday, December 3, 2015 (all day)

On Thursday, December 3, 2015 delegates from the South East University, China will be visiting the University of Waterloo to investigate our co-op program, to expand international work/study abroad collaboration for Electrical and Computer Engineering, to discuss the potential for a joint lab in the civil engineering and transportation sector, and to discuss their CSC supported professors as future visiting scholars.

Delegates:

Prof. Jiamao Zheng, Vice President, Southeast University

Sunday, November 22, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST
Friday, November 20, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EST


This event will be a great way to gain knowledge about where you can go to volunteer, study, or intern abroad, speak to students who have returned from an international experience, and as added bonus sample some delicious foods from around the globe!

Friday, November 20, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Come take a break at Renison and enjoy some fun Japanese anime.

Friday, November 20, 2015 (all day) to Sunday, November 22, 2015 (all day)

As one of Canada’s leading international institutions that is committed to training tomorrow’s leaders, the University of Waterloo is proud to host the Model United Nations Club’s inaugural Model G20 Conference on November 20-22, 2015.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Drop in and learn some international style ballroom dance from the UW Ballroom Dance Club Executive Team! All are welcome to come and learn how to Ballroom dance.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Learn from Nina Juncewicz, U.S. Immigration Attorney, about options available to graduating students interested in working in the U.S.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST

CECA invites UW Faculty, Staff and Students to come to the Tatham Centre for our “Where in the World?!” Photo Contest!

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Come out and learn how to write different characters, such as, “hello”, in languages such as Japanese and Chinese with old fashion brushes!  

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — 11:30 AM to Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 1:00 PM EST

Our international students will be writing your name in different languages with characters on a name card.  You can take it with you and hang it up! 

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 — 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM EST

Learn strategies for working successfully in Canadian culture. Topics covered will include cultural intelligence, communication styles, and workplace professionalism..

Monday, November 16, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST


Monday, November 16, 2015 — 3:00 PM to Thursday, November 19, 2015 — 6:30 PM EST

What does "global citizen" mean to you? This workshop will explore thinking globally and appreciating cultural diversity - factors important for future leaders and their ability to adapt to the ever-changing and challenging work/team environment.

Monday, November 16, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Gloire Gatabazi, a student sponsored to come to Canada and the University of Waterloo through the WUSC Student Refugee Program will be delivering a talk about his experience in a refugee camp and his transition to life as a Waterloo student.

Monday, November 16, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Explore the impacts of culture and inter-cultural communications on the work environment, and identify strategies for success in a new work culture. This workshop is geared both toward students who will go abroad to work and students who want to work in Canada.

Monday, November 16, 2015 — 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST

Our very own instructors and international students will teach you how to say common everyday phrases in different languages, while dressed in their traditional clothing!

Monday, November 16, 2015 (all day) to Saturday, November 21, 2015 (all day)
 
Monday, November 16, 2015 (all day) to Friday, November 20, 2015 (all day)

On the third week of November, from the 16th-20th, join the University of Waterloo in celebrating International Education Week (IEW)!

Monday, November 16, 2015 (all day)

On November 16, 2015 delegates from Hefei University of Technology, China will visit the University of Waterloo for talent recruitment and to discuss multiple partnership opportunities, including: potential research collaborations, faculty and PhD student exchange programs, and a general partnership in education.

Delegates:

Prof. Wu Yucheng, Vice President

Prof. Sun Xiang, Director of Talents Recruitment and Experts Support office

Prof. He Jianbo, Executive Dean of School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 (all day)

On Wednesday October 21 2015 delegates from the University of Groningen, Netherlands will be visiting the University of Waterloo to gain an insight into the co-op education model and to explore the possibility of research and student exchanges.

Monday, October 19, 2015 — 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

Join the information session by Beijing Institute of Technology on talent recruitment at 9:30 – 11:00am Oct 19 in DC 1301 Fishbowl

Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) is a prestigious national key university in China that holds a high reputation in research and education in science, technology and other areas of scholarship. It is one of the first Chinese universities to run a graduate school and one of the national “Project 211” and “Project 985” universities who receive priority for development from the Chinese government.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

We are pleased to announce an upcoming info session for faculty on the funding programmes offered by the Embassy of France in Canada. Sophie Decamps, the Science and Technology Project Officer at the Consulate General of France in Toronto will be providing information regarding funding opportunities available, in particular, the France Canada Research Fund New Scientific Collaboration Support Program for the upcoming 2016 competition.

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