Events - February 2019

Thursday, February 28, 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, February 28, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Immigration Information Session: Post-Graduation Work Permit

Are you a Masters or PhD 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. 

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 8:00 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
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 (all day)
Go Abroad Information Session

Are you interested in going abroad? Learn how you can add international experience to your education through an exchange, study abroad, short-term program or internship.

Tuesday, February 26, 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, February 26, 2019 (all day)
Go Abroad Information Session

Are you interested in going abroad? Learn how you can add international experience to your education through an exchange, study abroad, short-term program or internship.

Friday, February 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.

Thursday, February 14, 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, February 14, 2019 — 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Study Skills Workshop.

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?

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 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?

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST
Grad student says the SLP helped his professional developemnt and leadership skills

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:

  • Your personal credibility through self-assessment
  • Leading with integrity and authenticity
  • How word choices, actions and avoidances influence personal credibility
  • Qualities of admired leaders
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 12:50 PM EST
Immigration Info Session: Pathways to PR through Express Entry (Post-Doctoral Fellows)

Have you been wondering how to become a permanent resident in Canada? Join a representative from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to learn about the Express Entry system.

Tuesday, February 12, 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, February 12, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Immigration Information Session: Working in Canada (Masters and PhD)

Join the immigration consultants to learn about working in Canada as a graduate student and the Canadian regulations for working on and off campus and during co-op work terms. 

Monday, February 11, 2019 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Ritika says the workshops are fun and allow you to form friendships!

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
Monday, February 11, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 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.

Monday, February 11, 2019 — 1:00 PM to 2:30 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?

Saturday, February 9, 2019 — 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM EST
SLP participant and facilitator, Monica says she is lucky to be a part of developing students' leadership capabilities

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
Saturday, February 9, 2019 — 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Grad student says the SLP helped his professional developemnt and leadership skills

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?

Establishing how you are going to say something is just as important — and it is the first step to becoming an authentic speaker. Public speaking skills are important for all members of a team; leaders and followers.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 — 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM EST
Students learning from a Peer Success Coach in a Study Skills workshop.

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?

Thursday, February 7, 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, February 7, 2019 — 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM EST
Immigration Information Session

Join the immigration consultants to learn about working in Canada as an undergraduate student and the Canadian regulations for working on and off campus during study terms, off terms, and co-op work terms.

Thursday, February 7, 2019 — 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Ritika says the workshops are fun and allow you to form friendships!

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:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 — 7:00 PM to 8:30 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, February 6, 2019 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EST
Students learning from a Peer Success Coach in a Study Skills workshop.

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?

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