Advisors conference

Advisors Conference

We know the important and critical role advisors play in supporting the success and well-being of our students. The advisors conference, hosted by the Community of Advisors, takes place once a year and provides advisors from all faculties and campus departments a chance to come together for professional development specific to advising.

2018 Advisors Conference Event details

COMING SOON!

If you are interested in helping in the planning of the upcoming conference please contact Luke Balch


2017 details

  • Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Federation Hall, University of Waterloo
  • Who is invited: University of Waterloo staff / faculty in student-advisory roles
  • Cost: No cost

2017 Schedule of events

8:30-9:15 am - Registration & meet and greet

9:15-9:30 am - Official Welcome

9:45-10:45 am - Keynote speaker 'YouthSpeak'

10:45-11:00 am - Break

11:00-11:30 am - Counselling Services - What are we seeing?

11:30-12:00 pm - The Art of Relaxation - A guide to self-care 

12:00 - 1:00 pm - Lunch time

1:00 - 1:45 pm - Breakout Session #1

1:50 - 2:35 pm - Breakout Session #2

2:35 - 2:50 pm - Snack break and information sharing

2:50 - 3:10 pm - Confidentiality - Who can we talk to?

3:10 - 3:30 pm - Closing remarks

2017 conference planning committee

  • Luke Balch - Student Success Office (email for any questions) 
  • James Lamb - Science Undergraduate Office
  • Carla Daniels - Mechanical & Mechatronics Engineering
  • Paige Doherty - St Jerome's University
  • Cheri Oestreich - Environment and Business
  • Karleigh Nyman - Co-operative Education & Career Action

This event is hosted by the Community of Advisors and the Student Success Office.