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November 15, 2018

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Thursday, November 15, 2018

All Day Financial Wellness Week (Multi-Day Event)

Nov. 12 to 16 is Financial Wellness Week. Keep your eyes peeled for Wellness Locus and Mackenzie pop up events all over campus.

  • Wellness Centre
  • All Day Mexico City Field Course Information Session (Multi-Day Event)
    Find out how you can spend part of your summer in Mexico City learning about refugees and migration. This event is part of International Education Week.
  • Laurier International
  • All Day Moccasin Making Workshop

    The Indigenous Student Centre is hosting Nikki Shawana from The Birch Canoe for a Moccasin Making Workshop on Thursday, Nov. 15. We are happy to host this event with support from the Campus Experience Fund and in partnership with the Makerspace. Registration is now closed for this event - thank you for your interest!

  • Library
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM TRC Call to Action #83

    The Kanata Centre's Art on the Wall program hosts the Call to Action #83 art exhibition -- a collaboration between Indigenous and settler artists toward reconciliation.

    Hours: weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and some weekday evenings, excluding statutory holidays.

  • Martin Luther University College
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Book Sale

    Returning by popular demand! Thousands of books, from every genre!

    We are very grateful to the Bookstore and all those who contributed, to help make this another great book sale. This year, we are also very proud to offer books from the private collection of Dr. Alan Cairns, a celebrated academic and scholar whose writings are considered pivotal to Canadian political thought.

    All proceeds from this book sale will go to our 50th Anniversary Legacy Fund which supports experiential learning opportunities for our students.

    11:00 AM - 3:45 PM Flu Shot Clinic

    Flu Clinics for students, faculty, and staff on the Waterloo campus will be held Nov. 5, 9, 15, 20, and 21. Sign up at or drop in. On the Brantford campus, students can drop in or book an appointment beginning on Oct. 29, 2018.

  • Wellness Centre
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM WUSC Bake Sale
    Learn how WUSC supports students who are living as refugees to come to Laurier, while enjoying a tasty treat! This event is part of International Education Week.
  • Laurier International
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Soup Lunch
    Come by the Indigenous Student Centre and enjoy a free soup lunch! This event is part of International Education Week.
  • Laurier International
  • Office of Indigenous Initiatives
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CampusFrance: Studying and Working in France
    Learn more about your options to study and work in France. Presented by Peggy Harvey of CampusFrance. Attendees will connect remotely to the presentation in Waterloo. This event is part of International Education Week.
  • Laurier International
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Career Strategies Webinar Series

    Whether you're launching your career or looking to take the next step in your professional journey, the Career Strategies Webinar Series will help you prepare to make a successful leap in your professional journey. This series is offered throughout the month of November by Laurier's Alumni Relations Office and Career Development Centre. Join us for all four or just a few! Alumni who complete all four webinars will receive the Career Strategies Certificate from the Career Development Centre. Participating in the webinars is a convenient way to gain the tools and tactics required to support your career progression.

    Cost: Free 


  • Development and Alumni Relations
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Careers in Criminology and Law Fair

    The Criminology Faculty, Criminology Students' Association and the Career Centre are partnering to provide our students with career information specific to the area of Criminology and Law. Come and meet people who are already working in various fields such as policing, probation and parole, law and others. This event is a drop-in format. Students from all programs are welcome to attend!

  • Career Centre
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Music at Noon - Stealth Duo

    Every Thursday, the Faculty of Music is pleased to present our free Music at Noon concert series, where local, national and international artists perform for the Kitchener-Waterloo community.

    This week we welcome Stealth Duo to our series. Stealth Duo is Kathryn Ladano (bass clarinet) and Richard Burrows (percussion).

  • Faculty of Music
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Japan's Diplomacy with Neighbouring Countries
    Join Takako Ito, Consul-General of Japan to Toronto, for this presentation on Japanese diplomacy. Takako Ito joins the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in 1985 and has held overseas postings in Canada, Malaysia and Indonesia, as well as with the Mission of Japan to the United Nations in New York and the Mission of Japan to ASEAN as Deputy Chief of Mission. Ms. Ito graduated from Sophia University in Tokyo with a B.L. in International Legal Studies and received an M.A. in International Affairs from the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University.
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Laurier International
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Marketing Your International Experience to an Employer

    Learn how you can showcase your international experiences to potential employers through your resume, cover letter and interview, as well as how these experiences can help build your professional network. Presented as part of International Education Week.

  • Career Centre
  • Laurier International
  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Global Citizens and Global Health
    Join Global Health Awareness Laurier Initiative (GHALI) for a presentation by Dr. Karen Grepin, the Canada Research Chair in Global Health Policy and Evaluation, to learn about how your field contributes to global health, what global health means, and why we need to move towards being a global citizen. Refreshments will be provided. This event is part of International Education Week.
  • Laurier International
  • ~Other/Community Based
  • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Islam, Coloniality and Tradition in Morocco: Field Course Info Session

    Learn more about this field course to Morocco. Students on the field course will earn 1.0 credits.

    Course details:

    • On campus May 20-24, 2019
    • In Morocco June 1-18, 2019

    Experience the vibrancy of the holy month of Ramada and the festivities of Eid-ul-Fitr. Witness the effects of coloniality, capitalism and the refugee crisis. 

  • Faculty of Arts
  • Laurier International
  • 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM Entrepreneur Speaker Series

    Join the Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation other from Ryan Smolkin, Laurier alumnus and the mastermind behind Smoke's Poutinerie. 

    Location: Lazaridis Hall Atrium

    Learn more and register on EventBrite

  • Schlegel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Social Innovation
  • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM The Lazaridis Women's MBA Alumnae Studio Panel

    You are invited to attend the evening that promises to change your life!

    Our annual MBA Women’s Alumnae Panel is an opportunity for you to explore and understand every aspect of pursuing an MBA degree. Our accomplished graduates have successfully completed their MBA degrees and are embarking on fulfilling careers, while balancing family life and professional lives.

    Throughout the evening you will have the personal opportunity to meet panel members and representatives of the Lazaridis MBA Program and our faculty. We will discuss the various program formats and schedules available, admission requirements, studying for the GMAT and more. Please feel free to bring your documents (ie transcripts and resume) to review your credentials and next steps with a recruitment advisor.

    We encourage you to pre-register at as soon as you can, as seating at this event is limited.

    We look forward to meeting you there.

  • Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
  • 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Festival of MIddle Eastern Culture
    Enjoy an evening of dance, music and art, as well as Syrian food. This event is sponsored by ISOW (International Students Overcoming War) and is presented as part of International Education Week.
  • ~Other/Community Based

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