Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Preparing and delivering dynamic presentations takes practice. This workshop covers a range of topics including how to organize your information, how to create powerful visual aids, and how to connect to your audience. Join us for fun and practice.

Instructor: Jirina Poch

Register for the workshops through WCOnline.

Monday, June 1, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Commitment to a shared vision or goal. Open and honest communication. Mutual respect and trust. Most would agree that these are all qualities and characteristics of an effective team - but what if team members are new - what leadership style is needed?

Monday, June 1, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

What qualities make the best leader? Have you ever wanted to be the type of leader others admire? Learn how to develop your credibility and your 'authentic' leadership potential.

Monday, June 1, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Ensuring sustainable leadership is the key to the long-term success of any club, group or organization. How adequately is your group prepared to fill existing or potential future vacancies in leadership? Are current members prepared to transition smoothly into a variety of roles and responsibilities? Do current leaders mentor others and 'give away leadership' to ensure the success of the club/group for the future?

Saturday, May 30, 2015 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

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.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Ever shy away from a situation involving conflict? Unsure how best to handle the situation? Worried that the situation will escalate and get out of control? Conflict doesn't always have to be destructive. Conflicts can be opportunities to generate growth and strengthen relationships when approached in the right way.

Saturday, May 30, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

How do you approach a situation that is new to you or make decisions? Personality Dimensions ® (PD) is a self-discovery process which helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities. 

Friday, May 29, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Many, many, many hours are spent in meetings - how can your meetings build relationships and achieve results?

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

"Great achievements are not born from a single vision, but from the combination of many viewpoints." 
Author unknown

How does the power of diversity create better groups/teams? How are diversity and motivation linked? The purpose of this workshop is to explore these questions.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

We want to hear from undergraduate students who just completed their first year at UWaterloo, and what your experience was like. We want to learn about how smooth you found your transition to university, and what fears and challenges you felt before starting at UWaterloo. Your input will help us in enhancing new students in their transition to UWaterloo in the future.

Note: This session is open to first-year undergraduate students only

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

What qualities make the best leader? Have you ever wanted to be the type of leader others admire? Learn how to develop your credibility and your 'authentic' leadership potential.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

What is your understanding of the term ‘academic integrity’? We want to find out what you knew about proper writing before coming to UWaterloo and how prepared you were for doing academic level work. Let us know how you currently understand academic integrity, as we talk about the type of school work you do as a student.
Register to attend on LEADS.

Monday, May 25, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Why is creativity important? Are some people 'born' creative while others are not? What's the difference (or similarity) between creativity and innovation?

Monday, May 25, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Leadership requires us to connect with others and every leader has their distinct way of adapting their communication. Do you have a variety of communication and leadership styles?

Monday, May 25, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Leadership has been described as 'evolving self-discovery' – we LEARN leadership through experience, feedback, reflection, role models, theory and discovering our passions and goals. Within this session leadership will be explored as a capacity that all members within a group possess.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

How can we improve your user experience on the UWaterloo website? Share your thoughts with how the webpages in the Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) can be enhanced, and give us important feedback on how you currently use the UWaterloo website.
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Do you need help getting started or planning how to use your time effectively? In this workshop you will learn how to map out your important dates, build a weekly or daily schedule and create a plan for this term that will work for you.

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Do you find yourself panicking the night before an exam? Do you find that you forget everything you have studied when you start an exam? This workshop can help you establish a good test taking routine and reduce your test anxiety. We will also discuss how to create a final review and how to cram effectively.

Register for this workshop on LEADS

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Have you ever written a test or exam and are then surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not really learn it? In this workshop we will teach you how to approach reviewing and test taking more effectively and we will discuss a variety of test formats as well as different strategies for learning and reviewing.

Register for this workshop on LEADS 

Monday, March 30, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams?  Do you find that you study really well for your first exam and the others do not get enough attention? In this workshop you will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

Register for this workshop on LEADS

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

What key elements make a speaker connect with an audience? Have you been in a situation where you have practiced and practiced what you were going to say and then felt after your presentation you hadn't related well to the audience? What's up?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

Leadership requires us to connect with others and every leader has their distinct way of adapting their communication. Do you have a variety of communication and leadership styles?

In this workshop, you will:

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Are you graduating this term and intend to work in Canada? You may be eligible for the Post-Graduation Work Permit. This is a once in a life time opportunity and the application must be submitted within 90 days of completion of degree requirements. We will cover this application process, as well as how to create your MyCIC online account and when to apply for a Temporary Resident Visa. Bring your laptop in order to complete your MyCIC account registration as we progress through the workshop. 

Monday, March 23, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

How do you approach a situation that is new to you or make decisions? Personality Dimensions ® (PD) is a self-discovery process which helps to explain what motivates behaviour in people with different personalities. 

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