Monday, March 23, 2015 — 1:30 AM to 3:30 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?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into:

  • Creativity through play
  • Barriers to creativity
  • Why creativity is important
  • Exercises to discover unexpected relationships

Register for this workshop on LEADS

Saturday, March 21, 2015 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 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?

Saturday, March 21, 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?

In this workshop, you will:

Saturday, March 21, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

YOU are: a natural problem solver, someone who loves to code, interested in enhancing the new student portal, and looking to make your life at UWaterloo a bit easier.

WE are: testing our student portal development framework and are looking for enthusiastic developers to code away.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

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

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

  • Components of an effective team meeting
  • Roles within a team - productive and unproductive
  • Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda
  • Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."
H. Ford. Sr

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

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

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

  • Components of an effective team meeting
  • Roles within a team - productive and unproductive
  • Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda
  • Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
H. Ford. Sr

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.

Tuesday, March 17, 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

Monday, March 16, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 4:00 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. 

​You can expect to:

Monday, March 16, 2015 — 6:00 AM to 8:00 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?

This workshop will look at:

Saturday, March 14, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 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.

You can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at the University of Waterloo to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence.

Saturday, March 14, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 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?

​This workshop will look at:

Saturday, March 14, 2015 — 4:00 AM 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?

In this workshop you'll gain insight into:

  • Creativity through play
  • Barriers to creativity
  • Why creativity is important
  • Exercises to discover unexpected relationships

Register for this workshop on LEADS

Thursday, March 12, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Topic: Student portal

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 8:00 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. 

​You can expect to:

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM EDT

Do you want to apply for a new Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) to return to Canada before you leave?  Do your parents need a TRV to enter Canada to attend your convocation? This workshop will focus on preparing an application for a TRV inside and outside of Canada.  We will look at the application procedure, assessment criteria, and required documents including how to write an invitation letter.

Register for this workshop on LEADS

Monday, March 9, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT

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

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

  • Components of an effective team meeting
  • Roles within a team - productive and unproductive
  • Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda
  • Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

"Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success."
H. Ford. Sr

Monday, March 9, 2015 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 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

Saturday, March 7, 2015 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST

"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.

Saturday, March 7, 2015 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST

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

In this workshop you'll gain insight into the:

  • Components of an effective team meeting
  • Roles within a team - productive and unproductive
  • Steps to plan a meeting and set an agenda
  • Strategies to increase participation within your meetings

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
H. Ford. Sr

Saturday, March 7, 2015 — 4:00 AM to 6:00 PM EST

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?

This workshop will look at:

Thursday, March 5, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

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.

In this workshop, you'll explore:

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

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

In this workshop you'll gain insight into:

  • Creativity through play
  • Barriers to creativity
  • Why creativity is important
  • Exercises to discover unexpected relationships

Register for this workshop on LEADS

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST

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 

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST

Topic: Student portal

The Student Success Office (SSO) and Information & Systems Technology (IST) have developed a student portal to help students get the UWaterloo information they need just when they need it. Currently, students in the Faculty of Arts, Environment, Engineering, and Math have access to the portal in a phased rollout.

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