Events - October 2016

Saturday, October 29, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM EDT

Are you interested in technology and coding?

Come and join us for a day of fun, development and learning!  Don't forget to wear a Halloween costume.  We'll be giving away great prizes including a prize for best dressed!

Thursday, October 27, 2016 — 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. In addition, you can expect to set goals and connect to resources available at UW to discover more opportunities to enhance your global intelligence.

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

Thursday, October 27, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM EDT

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you! You will learn how to approach reviewing and test taking more effectively and we will discuss blooms taxonomy of learning, a variety of test formats as well as different strategies for learning and reviewing.

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you! You will learn how to approach reviewing and test taking more effectively and we will discuss blooms taxonomy of learning, a variety of test formats as well as different strategies for learning and reviewing.

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM EDT

Wear your orange t-shirt on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 to show your support for Mental Health Wellness Day.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 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? If any of these statements describe you, come out to a workshop that will help you ‘Organize Your Time for Midterms and Exams.’ You will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams, how to minimize your stress around planning for exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

Register to attend on LEADS

Monday, October 24, 2016 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

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

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

  • Feel confident implementing different strategies to encourage participation at your next meeting
  • List and describe the different roles people may have within a meeting
  • Apply intervention techniques when faced with challenging behaviours

Register to attend on LEADS

Monday, October 24, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
Professional School & Post-Degree Day poster

The Professional Post Degree (PPD) Day is a one-day fair where students and alumni can learn more about graduate and professional school programs in Canada and internationally.

Representatives from over 100 institutions will be available to answer questions and share information about program specifics, admissions requirements and application deadlines

This event is free for students and alumni. No registration is required. 

Thursday, October 20, 2016 — 4:00 PM to 5:30 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? If any of these statements describe you, come out to a workshop that will help you ‘Organize Your Time for Midterms and Exams.’ You will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams, how to minimize your stress around planning for exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 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? If any of these statements describe you, come out to a workshop that will help you ‘Organize Your Time for Exams’. You will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams, how to minimize your stress around planning for exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, October 19, 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?

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 — 5:00 PM to 7:00 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:

Monday, October 17, 2016 — 1:30 PM to 4:00 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:

Thursday, October 13, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 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? If any of these statements describe you, come out to a workshop that will help you ‘Organize Your Time for Exams’. You will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams, how to minimize your stress around planning for exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

Register to attend on LEADS

Thursday, October 13, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 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? If any of these statements describe you, come out to a workshop that will help you ‘Organize Your Time for Exams’. You will learn how to make sufficient time to study for all of your exams, how to minimize your stress around planning for exams and how to create your own organizational study plan.

Register to attend on LEADS

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 — 12:00 AM to Wednesday, October 12, 2016 — 11:59 PM EDT

The Fall break will consist of two study days held on Tuesday, October 11 and Wednesday, October 12 following Thanksgiving Monday.

Thursday, October 6, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT

Interested in doing an international exchange? Come learn about the Ontario/Baden-Württemberg (OBW) international student exchange program. Hear the facts about studying in Germany and the aid available to you (ex. travel scholarships and bursaries).

To find out more about OBW attend the information session on Thursday October 6, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in South Campus Hall (SCH) 108A.  The event is open to faculty, undergraduate and graduate students.

Schedule

Thursday, October 6, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 2:00 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:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you! You will learn how to approach reviewing and test taking more effectively and we will discuss blooms taxonomy of learning, a variety of test formats as well as different strategies for learning and reviewing.

Register to attend on LEADS

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 — 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EDT

Come to "Stop and Talk", a chance to chat with President Feridun Hamdullahpur in the Great Hall of the Student Life Centre (SLC). There's no agenda or formal remarks, just a chance to connect and talk about how your term is going and anything else that's on your mind. 

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EDT

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. What are the necessary elements to create and sustain a motivating environment? What are some characteristics and/or actions that define people who are motivating? Does motivation come from within you or does motivation come from the group environment that is created?

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

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT

Have you ever written a test or exam and then are surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not actually learn it? This workshop is for you! You will learn how to approach reviewing and test taking more effectively and we will discuss blooms taxonomy of learning, a variety of test formats as well as different strategies for learning and reviewing.

Register to attend on LEADS

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 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.

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

Monday, October 3, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 4:30 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, October 1, 2016 — 1:30 PM 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?

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

  • Understand the four stages of the creative process
  • Utilize the SCAMPER to help create new ideas
  • Identify different strategies to increase your creative potential

Register to attend on LEADS

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