|Start Date and Time||Event Details||Event Organizer(s)
|9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ||Three Minute Thesis competition|
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition challenges research-based master’s and PhD students to present their research to a layperson audience in three minutes or less. Students are allowed one slide, but no props and no notes.
Laurier’s graduate students will be competing March 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. in the Senate and Board Chambers. Come watch the competition! It's free, no registration is necessary and drop-ins are welcome.
For more information, visit students.wlu.ca/3MT
|Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
|Start Date and Time||Event Details||Event Organizer(s)
|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.
|LibraryRobert Langen GalleryRobert Langen Gallery
|All Day ||Art Exhibition - From the Ground Up: Learning in place (Multi-Day Event)|
Yellow Brick Wall
Featured artist November 6th - December 20th; Arlene Laskey
|All Day ||Tree of Warmth Collection (Multi-Day Event)|
Support the community with warmth through the Salvation Army Tree of Warmth.
From Dec. 1 through Dec. 15, winter hats, scarves, gloves, mittens and socks of all sizes can be dropped off to donation bins in the following locations:
- SC Johnson Building lobby, Brantford campus
- Research Academic Centre lobby, Brantford campus
- Alumni Hall, Waterloo campus
- Teaching and Learning Centre, room 294, 202 Regina Street, Waterloo
- Communications, Public Affairs and Marketing, room 301, 255 King St., Waterloo
Donations will be delivered on Dec. 18 and 19 by the Salvation Army.
|All Day ||Holiday Market (Multi-Day Event)|
Kick off the festive holiday season by joining us in the Robert Langen Art Gallery for our annual holiday market, where you will be able to see the talented work of the Laurier community!
Featuring the work of Catherine Dennis, Cathy Farwell, Anne Filiatrault, Rick Henderson, Jack Jackowetz, Laurie Minor, Amy Neufeld, Justin Ogilvie, Christina Perris, Anne Schott, Eekta Trienekens, and Jasmin Zine.
|8:30 AM - 2:00 PM ||Career Centre Workshops|
The Career Development Centre will be offering all workshops on Thursday, December 7 and Friday, December 8. These workshops will allow you to start exploring careers and gain insight about strategies for job search and employment preparation. Attend any or all of the workshops that match your interests and fit your schedule.
Thursday, Dec. 7
- Career Planning, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
- Resumé Writing, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
- Cover Letter Writing, 10:30 – 11 a.m.
- Job Search and Networking Strategies, 11 a.m. – noon
- Interview Success, noon – 1 p.m.
- LinkedIn: Build Your Profile 1 – 2 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 8
- Transferable Skills: Articulate Your Experiences, 8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
- Network with Confidence: Perfect Your Pitch, 9:30 – 10:30 a.m.
- Workplace Expectations: Be Prepared, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Workshop descriptions are available on the Career Centre's Certificate and Workshops page on students.wlu.ca.
Earn your Career Development Certificate by attending six workshops – Career Planning, Resumé Writing, Cover Letter Writing, Job Search and Networking Strategies, Interview Success and LinkedIn Build Your Brand.
Attending Transferable Skills: Articulate Your Experiences, Network with Confidence: Perfect Your Pitch and Workplace Expectations: Be Prepared will count towards completing the Engagement and Employability Certificate.
To register your attendance for workshops, log in at navigator.wlu.ca and find the workshops located in the event calendar.
|10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ||Student Exchange Program information session|
Students interested in going on exchange must attend an information session before applying for the Student Exchange Program.
All information sessions are drop-in sessions.
|12:00 PM - 3:00 PM ||Toronto MBA Personal 1-on-1 Appointment|
Pre-registration is necessary.
Scheduling a personal appointment is your first step to joining the Lazaridis MBA Program. At the session, we will discuss admission criteria, the application process, and help you determine your eligibility.
Personal appointments are approximately 30 minutes long, and must be pre-booked through the sidebar, or directly, with Maureen Ferraro. We look forward to meeting with you!
Program Start Dates
- Part-time alternate weekend MBA begins April 6, 2018.
- Part-time alternate weekend MBA/CPA begins April 6, 2018.
- Part-time alternate weekend MBA and Master of Finance begins April 6, 2018
- Full-time MBA with Co-op begins Aug. 12, 2018.
- One year full-time MBA program begins Aug. 12, 2018
|Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
|7:00 PM - 8:00 PM ||GameTALK Speaker Series: Amanda Warner|
The GAMEtalk lecture series is a partnership between the Game Design and Development program and the Laurier Library to bring in speakers who are involved in the game industry to speak to students, faculty and the community.
Come join us in the BGNlab on Thursday, Dec. 7 from 7-8 p.m.in welcoming Amanda Warner.
Amanda Warner designs and develops games, courses, and other experiences that focus on real-world change. She recently launched Fake It To Make It, a social-impact game about how fake news is created and distributed. Amanda has designed interactive learning for the past fourteen years, initially in the corporate sector, and now in collaboration with NGOs. Most of her recent work has targeted medical care, disaster response, and financial services in developing countries.