Events - November 2018

Monday, November 26, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Are you looking to further your professional development through idea-exchange and learning alongside counterparts at other universities, colleges, research institutions or industry-partner organizations?

Join HR and Waterloo International for a brown bag lunch information session on staff work-travel opportunities at Waterloo.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST

Do you want to hear what it is like to work in Canada as an international student? Attend this Q&A session and get all your questions answered by senior students and alumni. Topics that will be covered include: finding work as an international student, networking, interviews, communication etiquette, and success on the job.  Please pre-register.

Thursday, November 15, 2018 — 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST

As part of International Education Week, join us for an assortment of International Films that represent the Language courses offered at Renison University College.  This will consist of short dramas, Animes and a feature film.  Drop into Renison's Dunker Family Lounge REN 1303 any time between 12pm-6pm to catch a film and enjoy some FREE SNACKS!!

Thursday, November 15, 2018 (all day)

Where in the world? Co-op photo contest

The International Co-op Team at Co-operative Education (CE) will host it's 9th annual "Where in the World?!" Photo Contest in the Tatham Centre lobby.

You are invited to stop by to vote on your favourite photo. Over 100 photos were submitted by our international co-op students and we've narrowed it down to our 12 finalists.  Please stop by the Tatham Centre lobby to help us choose the best photo.  We hope you will leave inspired to go abroad yourself!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 — 3:00 PM EST

In celebration of International Education Week, Dr. Marianne Larsen will be joining the University of Waterloo community to discuss the opportunities, challenges and barriers of internationalization and academic mobility. 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Join us for some fun language games and activities!  Fun includes: Trivia Balloon Pop, Match the Map Geography Challenge, Memorizing Phrases Challenge, International Tongue Twisters, International Common Phrase + Food!
 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EST

Do you want to hear what it is like to work in Canada as an international graduate student? Attend this Q&A session and get all your questions answered by senior graduate students and alumni. Topics that will be covered include: finding work as an international student, networking, interviews, communication etiquette, and success on the job.  Please pre-register.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 11:45 AM to 1:45 PM EST

Are you speaking the same language? Language skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing) are important for communicating with others, but effective communication requires more than just speaking the same language, it requires a fifth skill – cultural understanding. 

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST

Join us for a hands-on workshop in which we explore the connection of cultural identities and language. Awareness and understanding of what shapes different cultural perspectives is an essential preparation for study, work, and research abroad and in Canada. There will be time to talk with professors and peers over lunch.

Facilitators: 
Prof. Emma Betz (Germanic and Slavic Studies) and Prof. David Rozotto (Spanish and Latin American Studies)

Monday, November 12, 2018 (all day) to Friday, November 16, 2018 (all day)

Each year hundreds of students visit Waterloo on exchange, or go abroad to study at host countries around the world. In celebration of International Education Week, a gallery of the most vibrant photos from previous Exchange Photo Contests are being showcased. Check them out and vote for your favourite photo in this term’s contest hosted by @uwaterloolife on Instagram

Monday, November 12, 2018 (all day) to Friday, November 16, 2018 (all day)

Stop by DP Library to pick up a button to add to your collection. This one is International Education Week themed!

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