Events - November 2019

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Keynote Speaker: Alexandre Trudeau - "Multilingualism in an Increasingly Globalized World"

Saturday, November 23, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Voices Around Us: UW Choirs in Concert

The three choral ensembles of the University of Waterloo join forces for an eclectic program of music from through the ages and across the world. Works include composers Arvo Pärt, Ēriks Ešenvalds, Erik Whitacre, Anton Bruckner, Craig Hella Johnson and more. Performances by the Conrad Grebel Chapel Choir, University of Waterloo Chamber Choir, and The University Choir. Tickets are $10/$5 students & seniors. Tickets are available at the door.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST

Fancy a Cuppa? Music from the Glorious Isles

The orchestra@uwaterloo is a group of approximately 60 students, staff, faculty and alumni. The concert features music by Vaughan Williams & Mendelssohn. Admission is free!

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

International Movie Screenings

Stop by for popcorn and an international movie!

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Funding your Graduate International Experience

International education has a significant impact on our campus community and Canadian social, economic and cultural well-being.

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST

Study, Work and Research in GERMANY

Information Session Presented by:
DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service

Thursday, November 21, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST

Co-op International Photo Contest

Visitors, staff and employers are invited to view and vote on student submitted photographs taken during their co-operative work-terms outside of Canada. Each photo comes with a story of the photo and the student’s experience. This is the 10th anniversary of the contest and will sure to be the best one yet! To celebrate the 10th anniversary, there will be not one, not two, but three prizes awarded!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 — 5:00 PM EST

Working in Canada as an International Student: Graduate Student Panel

Want to learn what it's like to work in Canada as an international student? The Centre for Career Action (CCA) is hosting a student panel for undergraduates about working in Canada!

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST

International Graduate Student Experiences (Panel Discussion)

Panel discussion followed by a casual dinner where panel members will rotate through tables to converse with attendees.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — 5:00 PM EST

Working in Canada as an International Student: Undergraduate Student Panel

Want to learn what it's like to work in Canada as an international student? The Centre for Career Action (CCA) is hosting a student panel for undergraduates about working in Canada!

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 (all day) to Thursday, November 21, 2019 (all day)

Engineering International Fair

To celebrate International Education Week, the Faculty of Engineering is hosting a series of events open to all faculty, staff and students. You are welcome to sign up for one or all events that appeal to you. The goal of this fair is to celebrate the diverse cultures, ethnicities and backgrounds that exist within the Faculty.

Monday, November 18, 2019 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM AST

Renison's Living Library

What is a Living Library?

Monday, November 18, 2019 (all day) to Friday, November 22, 2019 (all day)

Exchange Art Gallery and Photo Contest

Each year hundreds of students visit Waterloo on exchange, or go abroad to study at host schools around the world. The Student Success Office will be hosting an exhibit showcasing photos that were submitted by past Exchange Photo Contest participants.

In addition to the exhibit, the Fall 2019 contest will be hosted by the SSO's @uwaterloolife account during November 18-22.

Monday, November 18, 2019 (all day) to Friday, November 22, 2019 (all day)

Flavours of the World

Hungry? Enjoy different cultural cuisine each day at Renison.

In celebration of International Education Week, please explore your taste buds through the Renison menu this week: 

Monday - Flavours of Korea: miso vegetable soup, bibimpap bowl, beef bulgogi and Jap chae for vegetarian dish.

Tuesday - Flavours of India: Lentil and Vegetable soup, Savory Rice Pancake with Toppings, Vegetable Biryani, Buttered Chicken with Naan Bread

Monday, November 18, 2019 (all day) to Friday, November 22, 2019 (all day)

FREE Buttons!

Come say Hello! and grab a button. Buttons that say “Hello” in different languages will be available for students, staff and faculty to pick-up and wear during the week and beyond!

Monday, November 18, 2019 (all day) to Friday, November 22, 2019 (all day)

Interactive Map, Book Display and Buttons

Stop by the Dana Porter and Davis Centre Libraries and check-out the interactive map! Place a sticker to show where "home" is for you and see where others call home. While you're there, visit the international book displays and take a free button!

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