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Thursday, April 20, 2017 (all day)

In celebration of the University of Waterloo’s 60th anniversary, join us on Thursday, April 20, 2017 for a  tour of your former favourite parts of campus and a look at some of the recent additions to the University.

Take part in a bus and walking tour of campus sites, which will include:

  • The Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum Nano Centre
  •  New additions to Burt Matthews Hall and the Hagey Hall Arts Hub
  •  East campus (five former Blackberry buildings)
  • Engineering 5 Sedra Design Centre
  • Needles Hall expansion
  • Health Services
  • Colleges “across the creek”

Two hour guided tours will take place  in the morning, followed by a luncheon at Federation Hall. The luncheon will feature remarks from President Feridun Hamdullahpur. Two hours of additional tours and refreshments will take place in the afternoon.

An additional 60th anniversary tour of satellite campuses (Stratford, Cambridge and Kitchener campuses, as well as the Schlegel Centre/ Research Institute for Aging and Centre for International Governance Innovation) is planned for Fall 2017.  Stay tuned for details.

 Itinerary:

9:15 a.m. – Doors open, Federation Hall

9:35 a.m. – Welcoming Remarks

     Kelly McManus, Senior Director, Community Relations and Events

     Alan George, President, University of Waterloo Retirees Association

9:50 a.m. – First half of Campus tour begins

12:00 p.m. – Return to Federation Hall for lunch, remarks

      Kelly McManus, Senior Director, Community Relations and Events

Alan George, President, University of Waterloo Retirees Association

Feridun Hamdullahpur, President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Waterloo

       Networking to follow

1:30 p.m. – Second half of Campus tour begins

3:30 p.m. – Tour ends at Federation Hall

Event registration location: Federation Hall, University of Waterloo

Lunch and light snacks provided

Parking: Parking available in Lot X. A map of lot X has been provided for your convenience.

Registration: To register for this event, please fill in the 60th anniversary  form which is available online for your convenience.

 

Cost 
$15.00

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