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March 5, 2019

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Tuesday, March 05, 2019

All Day The Virtual Diversity Expo (Multi-Day Event)

The Virtual Diversity Jobs Expo allows you to connect with organizations interested in building a more diverse workforce. 

To participate:

  1. Log in to navigator.wlu.ca.
  2. Select "Off-Campus Job Postings."
  3. Under "Quick Searches" select "Diversity Jobs Expo." This search option will be available from March 1 to 15 for this event. 

You are welcome to book an appointment with a Career Consultant or visit our daily drop-in hours for assistance in preparing your applications or with any questions about the opportunities. 

The Career Development Centre offers a host of workshops to help you with your job search including:

  • Transferable Skills: Articulate Your Experiences Workshop
  • Resumé Writing Workshop
  • Cover Letter Writing Workshop
  • Interview Success Workshop
  • LinkedIn: Build Your Profile Workshop
  • Job Search and Networking Strategies

This event is co-hosted by Partnership for Employment: Conestoga College, Laurier, University of Guelph, University of Waterloo.

  • Career Centre
  • All Day Zero Waste Week Laurier (Multi-Day Event)

    We're extremely excited to announce that the Sustainability Office will be hosting Laurier's first ever Zero Waste Week!

    The Zero Waste Movement is getting stronger and we're eager to be a part of it. Taking the step to go waste-free has countless environmental, economic and social benefits. It not only conserves our resources, but it also reduces our climate impact, promotes social equality and builds community.

    Tons of fun activities are planned for Laurier's Zero Waste Week starting March 4 with a new theme each day. We'll be kicking off Monday with a focus on awareness, followed by food, fashion and education over the course of the week. Stay tuned for film screenings, cooking classes, workshop series and much more. And don't worry – we have prizes too. By participating, you'll be entered for the chance to win daily prizes and of course... an exclusive grand prize!

    Visit our Facebook page @LaurierSustainabilty for more event details.

  • Sustainability
  • Coffee Club
    Join us for Coffee Club! Meet new people and share experiences from your own country while learning more about Canadian culture in a relaxed and informal setting. Coffee, tea and snacks will be served. No need to register! Just drop in at Laurier International to join in. Students who attend 8 sessions will get a designation on their Laurier Experience Record.
  • Laurier International
  • 10:00 AM - 4:20 PM ACERS 2019: Feature Conference, Keynote, and Faculty Research Rundowns

    The Academic, Creative and Engaged Research Showcase (ACERS) 2019 will take place from March 4 to 8, 2019.

    Join us today for the following events:

    • Feature conference, "Changing the Narrative: The Resiliency and Resourcefulness of Refugees and Receiving Communities in Turbulent Times" from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in OD110.
    • Keynote, "The Dynamic of Trust in Refugee-Host Relations" from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in OD110.
    • Faculty research rundowns from 2:30 to 4:20 p.m. in RCW002.

    Learn more about this week's ACERS events on the ACERS page

    10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Barry Ace: Coalesce, Mixed Media Installation (Opening)

    Join us to celebrate the final exhibition of the season.

    Coalesce presents a fusion of distinct Anishinaabeg aesthetics of the Great Lakes’ region with the refuse from Western society’s technological and digital age. This entanglement of materials intentionally shifts the object’s materiality and its accepted paradigm within the physical world. Through this integration and juxtaposition of recognizable Anishinaabeg materials used in Anishinaabeg material culture (e.g. glass beads, porcupine quills), with contemporary electronic materials (e.g. capacitors and resistors), the exhibition will challenge viewers to reject and re-examine notions of cultural status.

    10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Documentary Filmmaking and Migration
    Documentary filmmaker Lisa Molomot (University of Arizona, Fulbright visiting scholar, Balsillie School), whose recent work has focused on migrants and migration, will share her experiences of and challenges relating to access and ethics in making documentaries in the age of Trump. As part of her presentation, she will also screen short clips of her films. Refreshments will be served.
  • Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Zero Waste Week: Registration

    Zero Waste Week officially kicks off March 4, 2019. Visit our Facebook page (@LaurierSustainability) for the full schedule.

    Register for the week of events at one of four locations:

    • Concourse
    • Terrace Food Court
    • Science Atrium
    • BYTE 75

    Registration is required to enter in the Grand Prize and the more events you attend the greater your chance of winning!

    Grand prize (15 total): Entry +1 guest to a private 3-course zero waste dinner and concert at Veritas Cafe!

    Register online: https://laurier-fam.blitzen.com/form/Zero-Waste-Week-Registration

    Track your participation: https://laurier-fam.blitzen.com/form/ZeroWasteLaurier

  • Sustainability
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM Student Recital

    Meet the future of classical musicians at our weekly Student Recital featuring current Laurier Faculty of Music students.

     

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Intro to 3D Printing

    Learn the basics of using a 3D printer and 3D designing software. This workshop uses a free online application called Tinkercad to teach makers who have never 3D printed about the 3D space and then also how to set up and print out your model on a 3D printer. For this workshop, please bring a laptop and computer mouse.

    To register for this event, please sign up here.

    For a complete calendar of our workshops and space availability, visit our public Google Calendar.

  • Library
  • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Soup & Bannock

    Join us for soup and bannock lunch during Indigenous Education Week! At the Indigenous Student Centre (187 Albert St.).

  • Office of Indigenous Initiatives
  • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Zero Waste Week: Campus Mug Giveaways

    Did you know the reusable mug discount on campus is $0.40?

    Meet our volunteers in line at the following locations to grab your free resuable mug from our friends at Cupanion while supplies last.

    • Tim's @ Science Atrium
    • Starbucks @ Concourse
    • BYTE 75 @ Lazaridis Hall
    • Frank's @ Peters

    Visit our Facebook page (@LaurierSustainability) for more information on #ZeroWasteWeekLaurier

  • Sustainability
  • 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Maureen Forrester Singers

    The 40-voice Maureen Forrester Singers explores the literature, both traditional and contemporary, written for treble voices.

    Program TBA

    Director – Elvera Froese

    2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Loom Beading with Nikki Shawana

    Part of Indigenous Education Week, Nikki Shawana an Anishinaabe artist and owner of the Birch Canoe will be coming to do a loom beading workshop with the Laurier community.

    Math and the arts team up in this workshop. Participants will explore patterns, numeration, measurement and geometry as they create a design for their beaded loom bracelet.

    Registration Required: www.tinyurl.com/yartosqh

    The workshop will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Makers Space/ Learning Lab at the Laurier Waterloo Library.

  • Office of Indigenous Initiatives
  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Career Night: Public Sector Service
    Interested in a career in the public service sector? Join the History program as they present A Conversation with Alison Norman, PhD, Research Advisor for the Ministry of Indigenous Affairs. Alison will speak about her experience and how her History BA equipped her for her current role.
  • Faculty of Liberal Arts

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