Saturday, May 1, 2021

Member uses SEG to learn how to publish a children's book

Matthew Fries, IQC provided this report as part of the process to receive his Staff Enhancement Grant, awarded in January 2021. 


The course I took was called Publishing Your Children’s Book: How to Write and Pitch Young Adult, Middle Grade, and Picture Book Manuscripts. It was provided by Writers Digest University, and it involved three parts:

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Staff interested in becoming a Responding to Disclosure trainer invited to info sessions

Second phase of the Responding to Disclosure train-the-trainer program starts soon

The Sexual Violence Prevention and Response Office (SVPRO) is excited to invite employees at the University of Waterloo to participate in the second phase of the Responding to Disclosure train-the-trainer program!

Thursday, April 22, 2021

GoodLife offering free fitness classes and anniversary contest

April Fit Tip

Here's an opportunity for UW staff members to register for FREE Virtual Group Fitness Classes taking place this month, as well as a link to register for an amazing 42nd Anniversary Celebration contest with great prizes.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Pandemic Parenting Resources Teams Group offering support

Are you working while caring for children, or know someone who is? 

In response to the latest switch to online schooling for children in Ontario, a Teams group is being formed by Andrea Brookfield and Nandita Basu to help support members of the UW community caring for children as they navigate the needs of their families and careers.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Draw winners announced from UWSA Drop-in Session

Wendy Diel wins Apple gift card

UWSA hosted a Staff Conference Drop-In Session as part of this year’s Waterloo Staff Conference. Directors and staff were available to answer questions on a wide range of topics including the updated Policy 14 Pregnancy and Parental Leaves (including Adoption) and the Return to Work, which was approved by the Board of Governors on April 6; how to get more involved with the UWSA, and what discount offers are available to members. Thank you to everyone who took the time to attend.

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