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October 25, 2017

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

All Day LIFT Exhibition Series: Unobstructed Beauty (Multi-Day Event)

This year, the LIFT series features three female painters from the Waterloo Region: Lauren Judge, Marion R. Anderson, and Anne Filiatrault. Each artist shares a narrative that invites viewers to reflect on how we perceive and experience our surrounding environment.

The LIFT microgalleries are located on floors 4-6 of the Waterloo campus Library daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Library
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • All Day Patrick Cruz (Multi-Day Event)
    Experience a video installation by renowned Filipino-Canadian artist Patrick Cruz.
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • Robert Langen Gallery
  • Thrive Week

    Thrive is a new initiative this year at Laurier! Thrive is a week-long series of free events for students on the Waterloo campus that focus on building positive mental health. Join us and learn how to thrive at Laurier!

    Schedule of Events

    Monday, Oct. 23

    • Mental Health Resource Fair on The Concourse, 1 to 3 p.m.
    • Yoga in the Hawk’s Nest, 5 to 6 p.m.

    Tuesday, Oct. 24

    • Self-Care and Resilience Workshop in the Student Health and Development Centre, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

    Wednesday, Oct. 25

    • Free Group Exercise Classes in the Athletics Complex, all day
    • Chilling with Dogs at the Delton Glebe Centre, noon to 1 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 26

    • Cultivating Calm Mindfulness Workshop in the Hawk’s Nest, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
    • Meditation Class in the Athletics Complex, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Friday, Oct. 27

    • Chocolate Art Therapy in the Student Health and Development Centre, 11 a.m. to noon
  • Wellness Centre
  • 10:30 AM - 11:50 AM Master's Funding Presentation

    Learn more about what kinds of funding are available to you!

    Our Graduate Financial Aid and Awards Officer Cherie Mongeon ( will be presenting on the many opportunities available to master's students, including internal and external scholarships, funding and awards and employment-based funding. She will also speak about funding eligibility and how to apply. Senior undergraduates who plan to pursue their master's should also attend.

    October 25 10:30 to 11:50 a.m. in DAWB 5-148 (Dr. Alvin Woods Building, fifth floor)

  • Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Further Education Fair

    35% of Laurier undergrads pursue further education within one year of graduating. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about academic programs, admission requirements and application procedures from over 70 institutions.

    If you are thinking about further education including law school, graduate school, post-degree college programs, teacher education, health programs, study abroad and more, this is the event for you!

    Exhibitors will be set up at tables throughout the Concourse, Paul Martin Centre and Senate & Board Chamber - drop by to ask questions about program options, admission requirements and application procedures. The list of participating organizations will be posted below and updated on a regular basis.

    View the list of participating organizations by visiting the Further Education Fair page.

  • Career Centre
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Chilling With Dogs

    De-stress with some of our four-legged friends! Just drop in.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 12:30 PM - 12:45 PM Midday Prayer and Reflection

    Join us for a short time of prayer and reflection. Various themes, cultures and faith traditions.

    LOCATION: Waterloo Lutheran Seminary's temporary location at 190 Lester St., Waterloo.

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Law School Admissions Panel - Queen's, Toronto, Western, Windsor, UVic

    The Laurier Pre-Law Society and Career Centre are hosting a law school panel with admissions reps from Canadian Law Schools. Learn more about their JD programs, opportunities at law school and how to present a strong application for admission to law school.

    Participating Law Schools

    Participating Law Schools will be added as they are confirmed. Please check back for updates.

    • Queen's University
    • University of Victoria
    • Western University
    • University of Toronto
    • University of Windsor

    If you are interested in exploring additional further education options including masters programs, post-degree certificate programs and international schools, drop by the Further Education Fair earlier in the day, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Paul Martin Centre, Senate and Board Chamber and the Concourse.


    Register for the event.

    Please bring your OneCard to this event.


    We are committed to providing inclusive programs and services to all students and alumni. Please contact us if you require accommodation for a disability.

  • Career Centre
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Laurier International Coffee Club
    This is an opportunity for you to learn about Canadian culture and share experiences from your home country in a relaxed and informal setting. It's also a great chance to make new friends at Laurier. Students who attend 12 sessions will get a designation on their experience record. There is no need to register. Just drop by the Laurier International office to enjoy coffee or tea and to meet other students.
  • Laurier International
  • 4:00 PM Women's Soccer vs McMaster
    Playoff Women's Soccer vs McMaster at University Stadium, Waterloo
    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Open Door service

    Everyone is welcome to join us for our worship service. Various themes and special guests, often from Laurier's Faculty of Music, throughout the term. Open-table communion.

    With the Maureen Forrester Singers.

    LOCATION: St. Michael's Catholic Church, 240 Hemlock St., Waterloo

  • Waterloo Lutheran Seminary
  • 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM GMAT Verbal Refresher- Toronto Campus

    Confused when the pronoun acts as the subject of a clause? Do you know your adjectives, adverbs, conjunctions, and interjections? Come and learn the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated on the GMAT.

    The Lazaridis MBA has teamed up with Quantum Test Prep to provide a FREE GMAT verbal refresher!

    Topics covered include Parts of Speech, Verb Tenses, Grammar Terminology, and Parts of a Sentence.

    The Quantum Pre-GMAT Verbal Refresher class is designed to help you brush up on your high school Verbal skills before you formally start preparing for the GMAT.

    The workshop is located at Laurier's Toronto MBA Campus at St.Andrew's Club and Conference Centre.

    The workshop is free to attend, all you need to do is pre-register.

  • Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Film - In Jesus' Name: Shattering the Silence of St. Anne's Residential School

    Susan Enberg, creator of a documentary on a notoriously violent residential school in Northern Ontario, will talk about her film at a free public lecture in Brantford at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Laurier Brantford.

    The discussion will follow screening of the film "In Jesus' Name: Shattering the Silence of St. Anne's Residential School." The film is a poignant all-Indigenous English and Cree-English collaborative documentary film that breaks long-held silences imposed upon indigenous children who were interned at the school in Fort Albany First Nation, Ontario.

    The free event will be at 7 p.m. in Room RCE 004 in the Research and Academic Centre, Laurier Brantford, 150 Dalhousie St.

    The event is the second lecture in a series entitled "What is Reconciliation?" It is sponsored by the Friends and Neighbours Group, a grassroots committee of volunteers supporting the Woodland Cultural Centre's Save The Evidence Campaign.

    The lectures are presented in association with Laurier Brantford.

    The goal of the lecture series is to educate people and promote a community dialog about the former Mohawk Institute Residential School and reconciliation. The Mohawk Institute, on Mohawk Street in Brantford, operated as a residential school from 1828 until its closure in 1970.

    The third lecture in the 2017/18 series will be on Nov. 22. Retired Justice James Kent, of the Ontario Superior Court, who presided over cases involving Six Nations land claims, will speak on "The Potential for Reconciliation of Land Claims, Treaty Obligations and Common Ground."

    Save the Evidence is a capital campaign to raise awareness and support for the repair and renovation of the Mohawk Institute building. The campaign is in response to devastating roof leaks, which caused significant damage to the interior and exterior of the building. It is currently undergoing the first of three phases of renovation.

  • ~Other/Community Based
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Gender Equity in the Canadian Armed Forces
    Gender Equity in the Canadian Armed Forces (tentative title) -Panel of officers and non-commissioned members of the CAF Summary TBA
  • Balsillie School of International Affairs

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