Events - January 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
"Go get'em!"

Do you need help getting started or planning how to use your time effectively?

Thursday, January 31, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Science Peer Leaders leading a Supported Learning Group.

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates. This SLG will be focused on midterm review and preparation for the BIOL 130 Midterm 1. 

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
SLP participant and facilitator, Monica says she is lucky to be a part of developing students' leadership capabilities

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?
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Student studying in the Science Teaching Complex.

Do you have difficulty planning ahead for your exams or leaving studying for exams to the last minute? In Science, you typically have multiple midterms and exams scheduled in close proximity to one another.

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Grad student says the SLP helped his professional developemnt and leadership skills

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:

  • Leadership theories and their evolution
  • Self-assessment and principles of leadership
  • Discovering your passions and setting extreme goals
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Science Peer Leaders leading a Supported Learning Group.

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates. This SLG will be focused on midterm review and preparation for the BIOL 130 Midterm 1. 

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Students learning from a Peer Success Coach in a Study Strategies workshop.

Have you ever written a test or exam and then been surprised at the mark you received? Do you try and memorize the material for your courses and not really learn it?

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Immigration Information Session: Immigration 101

Are you an international student? Did you recently begin studying at the University of Waterloo? Join the immigration consultants to learn all about what it means to be an international student in Canada.

Monday, January 28, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
Ritika says the workshops are fun and allow you to form friendships!

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
Saturday, January 26, 2019 — 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Grad student says we need more than an education to be well-rounded professionals

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 this workshop, 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, January 26, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM EST
SLP participant and facilitator, Monica says she is lucky to be a part of developing students' leadership capabilities

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. 

In this workshop, you can expect to:

  • Complete the PD® temperament self-assessment tool
  • Discover what's great about you and others
  • Gain a new appreciation for differences
  • Improve your interpersonal communications
Friday, January 25, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Get your Social Insurance Number on campus

On the last Friday of every month, Service Canada representatives will be on campus issuing and renewing Social Insurance Numbers for international students.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Students reading textbooks.

Do you find textbook reading to be slow and ineffective? Knowing effective strategies to read quickly and effectively is the key!

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM EST
Students attend a Supported Learning Group (SLG).

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates.

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Immigration Information Session: Post-Graduation Work Permit

Are you an undergraduate student who will be completing your program soon? Are you hoping to remain in Canada and work full-time? Join the immigration consultants to learn what options are available to you. 

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Grad student says the SLP helped his professional developemnt and leadership skills

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.

In this workshop you will:

Thursday, January 24, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Get your Social Insurance Number on campus

On the last Friday of every month, Service Canada representatives will be on campus issuing and renewing Social Insurance Numbers for international students.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM EST
Ritika says the workshops are fun and allow you to form friendships!

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
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Student studying in the Science Teaching Complex.

Do you struggle with writing different types of tests in Science? Do you study and prepare before the test and then forget everything you have studied once you start the test?

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Immigration Information Session: Co-op Work Permits

Join the immigration consultants and staff members from Co-operative Education to learn how to apply for your first co-op work permit.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Get your Social Insurance Number on campus

On the last Friday of every month, Service Canada representatives will be on campus issuing and renewing Social Insurance Numbers for international students.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Students attend a Supported Learning Group (SLG).

Supported learning groups (SLG) are free weekly study sessions intended to give students a chance to study with their classmates.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST
Get your Social Insurance Number on campus

On the last Friday of every month, Service Canada representatives will be on campus issuing and renewing Social Insurance Numbers for international students.

Monday, January 21, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Student studying in the Science Teaching Complex.

Have you ever written a test or exam and then were surprised or disappointed by the mark you had received? Do you try to memorize course material but not actually "learn" it or remember it later? In Science courses, it can be challenging to learn mass amounts of information and learn the material at a higher level of learning (that is being tested)!

Monday, January 21, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Study Skills Workshop.

Do you find note taking in class to be difficult or boring? Are your notes useful when the time comes to review? 

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