Welcome Week

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List of Events

Your student union is excited to welcome all new and returning students to campus this January with a week of fun events to kick off the school year! A chance to relax and have fun with friends, plus free food and giveaways, is what Welcome Week is all about. Check out our schedule of events below and be sure to follow us on social media for all our Welcome Week updates!

Welcome Week We Got Game

Warrior Breakfast
Jan 14 // 8 am – 10 am
SLC Great Hall

Warrior Breakfast

 

Welcome Week We Got Game

We Got Game
Jan 15 // 11 am – 4 pm
SLC Great Hall

We Got Game

 

Warriors on Ice

Warriors on Ice
Jan 15 // 8 pm – 12 am
Location TBD

Warriors on Ice

Campus Life Fair

Campus Life Fair 
January 16 // 11am - 2 pm
SLC Great Hall

Campus Life Fair

 

  

Campus Life Fair

Beyography
January 16 // 4pm - 6pm
SLC Lower Atrium

Beyography

 

  

Clubs and Societies

Clubs and Societies Day
Jan 17 // 11 am - 3 pm
Jan 18 // 11 am - 3 pm
May 16 // 11 am - 3 pm
May 17 // 11 am - 3 pm
SLC Great Hall

Clubs and Societies Day

 

  

Sex Toy Bingo

Sex Toy Bingo 
Jan 17 // 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bombshelter Pub

Sex Toy Bingo
 

Cider and sweets and dear future me

Cider & Sweets + Dear Future Me
Jan 19 // 11am - 2pm
Lower Atrium

Cider & Sweets + Dear Future Me
 

 

What is Welcome Week?

A week full of fun and free events for undergrad students that happens every term (Fall, Winter, and Spring) with the intention of welcoming new and returning students back to the University of Waterloo.

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Welcome Week incorporates many different types of events to appeal to a variety of interests across the UWaterloo student body. Fan-favourite events include Sex Toy Bingo, Warrior Breakfast, and a Terrarium Workshop. Seasonal events include outdoor activities like Bubble Soccer during Spring Welcome Week and ice skating during Winter Welcome Week. Fall Welcome Week is the largest of the termly Welcome Weeks and comes right after Orientation Week. The flagship event is a free two-day carnival complete with ferris wheel and cotton candy!

Welcome Week is put on by the Campus Life department of the Federation of Students with the help of many enthusiastic student coordinators and volunteers. Please check out leads.uwaterloo.ca to see if there are any openings for volunteer opportunities!