Have you ever wanted to ask your favourite Canadian author a question, or hear them read from their works in person? If so, you might want to check out The Reading Series at St. Jerome’s, where Canadian writers from coast to coast visit campus to perform readings in free, open to the public events.
News & Updates
As we approach the final stretches of the fall term, it’s common to notice a frantic energy filling the campus. Most students’ days are being eaten up completely by final projects, last-minute studying, extracurricular obligations, and just plain worrying about all of the above.
The Glow Centre for Sexual and Gender Diversity will be holding a candlelight vigil on Monday, November 20 to mark Trans Day of Remembrance and honour the memory of all victims of anti-transgender violence.
Hundreds of University of Waterloo undergrads generously give their time and hard work volunteering with Feds' clubs, services, societies, governance, and events. On Monday, November 13, we celebrated their contributions at the termly Volunteer Appreciation event.
What’s on students’ minds as we move deeper into November? Midterm exams, project deadlines, club events... and Feds Elections! Nominations for the Federation of Students 2018 Elections are set to open later this month. If you’re one of the motivated leaders-to-be thinking about running for an Executive, Students’ Council, or Senate position, consider these five tips for taking the next steps.
Remembrance Day is a time to reflect on the sacrifices made by the young men and women that fought and died in the line of duty. We mark this commemoration on November 11 each year because WWI fighting was formally ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.
The end of term is a stressful time for all. That’s why Feds has prepared a series of events for Wrap-Up Week, designed to help students relax and refresh themselves before the beginning of exam season.
Keep an eye out for a variety of events happening around campus to help you unwind during the week of November 13 to 17.
Random Act of Kindness Day encourages us to think and act towards others with caring, and to show that through thoughtful gestures. We reached out to some University of Waterloo undergrads to see what they were doing to brighten someone else's day.