Thursday, November 17, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Thursday, November 17, 2016 Speakers Series

TERRY FALLIS | Award-winning author | Engineer | Communications leader

Talk Title: “Writing in the Digital Age” on Thursday, November 17 at 4:30 p.m. Get your free tickets through Ticket Fire.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 — 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM EST
Long Night Against Procrastination on Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Thinking of changing your major to procrastination? Don’t!

Join us for UWaterloo’s third annual event: Long Night Against Procrastination in the Student Life Centre.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

This workshop will provide tips and practical experience on how to write an annotated bibliography, including using RefWorks to assist in its creation. A RefWorks account and basic knowledge of/experience with RefWorks is expected.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT
Writing Centre at 40 lecture series with Nora Young at 4:30pm in PHY 145

As the Writing Centre reaches its 40th year milestone, we look backward at the ways that writing and communication have changed. We reflect on how writing and communication have transformed the ways that we interact with the world and the fields of study that we’ve chosen. In the 21st century, we embrace language as multiplex and dynamic.

Thursday, October 20, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM EDT
Writing Centre 40th anniversary celebration October 20 from 10am to 4pm in STC

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to the Writing Centre’s 40th Anniversary Celebration on Thursday, October 20. Drop by STC Main Lobby from 10am-4pm.

Reception from 2-4pm, with opening remarks at 3pm.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT

This workshop will provide tips and practical experience on how to write an annotated bibliography, including using RefWorks to assist in its creation. A RefWorks account and basic knowledge of/experience with RefWorks is expected.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Monday, September 26, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

*Due to staff illness, this workshop is cancelled today. Sorry for the inconvenience.*

Listening and reading are integral to building your critical thinking skills.  In this interactive workshop, you will learn how to identify a speaker’s/writer’s purpose, assess how well the purpose is met, evaluate the validity and reliability of information, and detect and avoid bias in writing. Come join us for fun and practice.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Friday, September 16, 2016 — 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

This workshop gives an overview of how to plan and write the critical research proposal portions of your SSHRC, NSERC, or CIHR application. Discuss the key components of research proposals. Learn how to communicate your research plan and your credentials with confidence and clarity.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Monday, January 18, 2016 — 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM EST

A well-constructed sentence can communicate your ideas with style and energy. Learn about the building blocks of strong sentences, and practice building different types of sentences for different purposes. 

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 — 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST

Have you made a New Year’s resolution to finish your thesis, dissertation, or other writing project? In this workshop, you’ll learn what writing experts have discovered about how to set up a writing schedule, avoid procrastination, and set goals in order to make consistent, sustainable progress.

Please bring a laptop, your agenda or schedule, and a writing project you are currently working on to this interactive workshop.

Register for the workshop through WCONLINE.

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