Events - September 2016

Thursday, September 29, 2016 — 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.

By the end of this workshop, you will have the ability to:

Thursday, September 29, 2016 — 3:15 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

The Equity Office in collaboration with campus partners, is hosting a guest lecture, "Sexual Violence, Social Justice and Compassion" by Rachel Alicia Griffin, PhD.  

All students, staff and faculty are welcome to attend. Guests will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue about this important issue and its impact on the lives of University community members.   

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Are you tired of trying new time management strategies at the beginning of the semester, just to find by week three you have fallen back into your old habits? You are in luck, this workshop is for you. We will discuss how to break your old habits, how you may be sabotaging your time management efforts, realistic time management strategies and how to maintain them throughout your entire semester. You may think you have heard all there is to know about time management, but this workshop will present these age old strategies in a way that is fresh and relevant for you.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Do you find note taking in class to be difficult, boring, or perhaps you don't get anything out of your notes after the fact? Knowing effective strategies to organize information presented in lectures and textbooks can help to improve your concentration, increase your recall and save you time in the long run! 

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

Have you ever wondered why you immediately click with some people, yet feel guarded around others? Personality Dimensions® is a self-assessment tool that has you discover your individual preferences, styles and temperaments, while learning to recognize and appreciate the preferences of others. Learn to improve your communication skills with others through a variety of highly effective tools and techniques that will allow you to explore your strengths and build on areas for development.

By the end of this workshop, you will have the ability to:

Monday, September 26, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Are you tired of trying new time management strategies at the beginning of the semester, just to find by week three you have fallen back into your old habits? You are in luck, this workshop is for you. We will discuss how to break your old habits, how you may be sabotaging your time management efforts, realistic time management strategies and how to maintain them throughout your entire semester. You may think you have heard all there is to know about time management, but this workshop will present these age old strategies in a way that is fresh and relevant for you.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Do you 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.

By the end of this workshop, you will have the ability to:

Saturday, September 24, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 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?

Thursday, September 22, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

As a graduate student, your voice is important in helping to define the University of Waterloo brand. Channel your inner Don Draper (Mad Men) and provide your input on sample ads, websites, and social media messages that tell the Waterloo story. We'll provide you with free refreshments and add $10 to your WatCard for your participation.

Note: this session is open to graduate students

Thursday, September 22, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 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:

  • Explore and evaluate the different communication and leadership styles
  • Learn which style you use most commonly in certain situations
  • Delve into authentic listening
  • Learn the value of building trust and asking smart questions

Register to attend on LEADS

Thursday, September 22, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Your opinion, and your experience at UWaterloo, helps to define our brand and how others see the University. Channel your inner Don Draper (Mad Men) and provide your input on sample ads, websites, and social media messages that tell the Waterloo story. We'll provide you with free refreshments and add $10 to your WatCard for your participation.

Note: this session is open to undergrad students

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Your opinion, and your experience at UWaterloo, helps to define our brand and how others see the University.Channel your inner Don Draper (Mad Men) and provide your input on sample ads, websites, and social media messages that tell the Waterloo story. We'll provide you with free refreshments and add $10 to your WatCard for your participation.

Note: this session is open to undergrad students

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 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. 

Topics include:

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Are you tired of trying new time management strategies at the beginning of the semester, just to find by week three you have fallen back into your old habits? You are in luck, this workshop is for you. We will discuss how to break your old habits, how you may be sabotaging your time management efforts, realistic time management strategies and how to maintain them throughout your entire semester. You may think you have heard all there is to know about time management, but this workshop will present these age old strategies in a way that is fresh and relevant for you.

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