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February 2009 | Volume 18

Counselling Services Workshops Including Tips On:

Important Information About Convocation Deadlines!

Stress Management Procrastination Essay Writing And Much more!

Frame Your Student’s Degree!


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February

Feds eletion campaign continues (Jan. 27-Feb. 9) www.vote.feds.ca Graduating Students’ Week (Feb. 2-7) www.graduatingstudents.uwaterloo.ca Graduating Students’ Services Fair and Seminars; SLC Great Hall @ 10am-4pm

Men’s and Women’s Varsity Basketball Game; PAC @ 6pm Deadline to submit OSAP Signature Pages and Supporting Documentation for Winter only term MBET Information Session; 295 Hagey Boulevard in the Centre for Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology @ 4-5:30pm Ettiquette Essentials Dinner; SCH, Festival Room @ 6pm FASS 2009: Live FASS, Die Tomorrow; Humanities Theatre @ 8pm www.fass.uwaterloo.ca/2009 Lecture: David Goodstein, California Institute of Technology - “Out of Gas: The End of the Age of Oil;” Perimeter Institute @ 4pm

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FASS 2009: Live FASS, Die Tomorrow; Humanities Theatre @ 7pm and 10pm (tickets are half price when you register with Warrior Weekends) Warrior Weekends; SLC Great Hall @ 9pm www.warriorweekends.uwaterloo.ca

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Job Fair; RIM Park @ 10am-3:30pm

OSAP Application Deadline for Winter only term

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FASS 2009: Live FASS, Die Tomorrow; Humanities Theatre @ 8pm (tickets are half price when you register with Warrior Weekends)

Spring Enrollment Begins (Feb. 9-14); Check your enrolment appt. on Quest

“The ‘Bare Naked’ Talk” with author Kathy Stinson; Sweeney Hall, St. Jerome’s University @ 5pm; Book signing follows Final Exam Information Available www.registrar.uwaterloo.ca/exams/ finalexams.html MBET Information Session: 295 Hagey Blvd. @ 4-5:40pm

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Black History Month - Connections; Conrad Grebel, Great Hall @ 8-10pm Black History Month - Reading by Lawrence Hill; St. Jerome’s, Siegfried Hall @ 7:30pm Family Day (University Closed) Reading Week Begins (Feb. 16-20) Open class enrolment begins

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OSAP Application Deadline (full funding) for Winter & Spring term

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Deadline for 50% Tuition Refund

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QPR suicide prevention course; MC 4068 @ 11:30am-1pm Register with Counselling Services, ext. 33528

Drop, Penalty 1 Period Ends: last day to receive a WD grade (no credit granted) for course(s) dropped Deadline for OSAP Reviews (appeals) for Winter only and Fall & Winter terms Last day to submit Full-Time Bursary/Award Application for Winter only term

Warrior Weekends; SLC Great Hall @ 9pm www.warriorweekends.uwaterloo.ca

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Feds Election Voting Begins (Feb. 10-12) www. vote.feds.ca/ballot

Co-op rankings open @ 1pm

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Drop, Penalty 2 Period begins: WF grade assigned (value 32) for course(s) dropped

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Graduating Students Reminders

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s your student may be approaching the final stages of their academic career at the University of Waterloo there are many things that have to be done.

The intent to graduate form is among the most important of these things. For Undergraduate Students who want attend Spring Convocation and are taking classes this winter your deadline is March 1. For Undergraduate Students taking classes in the summer that want to attend the Fall Convocation the due date for your intent to graduate form is August 1. After this is done, students can check quest to find out when you intent to graduate has been accepted, if there are any outstanding fees and ensuring that all contact information is up-to-date. If you need any more information visit http://www.registrar.uwaterloo.ca/ convocation/students.html.

Framing Your Student’s Degree

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s your student wondering what to do with the fancy piece of paper? Wonder no more.

Come visit the Office of Alumni Affairs in South Campus Hall and purchase a University of Waterloo degree frame. Hanging their degree in your home or their place of work tells the world that your student is proud to be a University of Waterloo alumnus. Frames are available in a variety of styles and prices; you can even pick up matching photo frames to show off a lovely graduation photo. Check out https://alumni.uwaterloo.ca/alumni/secure/frames/index.html for pricing and delivery options. 4 | Student life 101 | February 2009


Counselling Services

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