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<strong>Announcements:</strong>


<strong>International Sustainable Development</strong> Projects - C.L.O.U.D. Projects enable you to travel to a deserving partner community around the world, immerse yourself in a new culture, and actually make a difference in the lives of others. For more information visit www.TheNWC.com or email Waterloo@TheNWC.com.


<strong>Call for Nominations</strong> &mdash; Undergraduate Students to Senate &mdash; Nominations are requested for the following undergraduate student seats on Senate: Faculty Seats: One student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, term 1 May 2015 to 30 April 2017.


One student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Engineering, term 1 May 2015 to 30 April 2017.


One student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students in the Faculty of Mathematics, term 1 May 2015 to 30 April 2017.


At-large Seat &mdash; One student elected by/from the full-time undergraduate students of the University, term 1 May 2015 to 30 April 2017.


The nomination form is at: https://uwaterloo.ca/secretariat-general-counsel/nominations-elections.


Each nomination shall be signed by the required number of members of the constituency from which the member is to be elected. For undergraduate students elected from a single faculty, the required number is twenty-five; for undergraduate students elected at large, the required number is one hundred.


Completed nomination forms should be submitted to the Chief Returning Officer, Secretariat &amp; Office of General Counsel, Needles Hall, Room 3060, no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday 19 January 2015. Elections, if necessary, will coincide with the annual Federation of Students elections (http://www.feds.ca/elections/). Information about Senate and its committees/councils is at: <a href="http://www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infosec/governance/senate.htm">www.adm.uwaterloo.ca/infosec/governance/senate.htm</a>.


<strong>Upcoming Events:</strong>


<strong>January 2015</strong>


<strong>K-W Chamber Music Society &mdash; </strong>KWCMS Music Room, 57 Young Street, W., Waterloo &mdash; all concerts at 8 p.m.&nbsp; For more info 519-886-1673 or kwcms@yahoo.ca or www.k-wcms.com/concerts. January 11 &mdash; Menage a Six ; January 15 &mdash; Kristof Barati ; January 24 &mdash; Anastasia Rizikov ; January 21 &mdash; Penderecki String Quartet ; January 29/31 &mdash; complete works of Schubert for violin and piano.


<strong>Homer Watson House </strong>&amp; Gallery presents Eastwood Collegiate&rsquo;s Senior Art Class &ldquo;Genesis&rdquo; from January 11 to 25. Opening reception is 2 to 4 p.m. on January 11 at 1754 Old Mill Road, Kitchener. For more info 519-748-4377 or education@homerwatson.on.ca.


<strong>Wednesday, January 14</strong>


<strong>Homer Watson is 160</strong> years old! Join us for a free lunchtime lecture from 12 to 2 p.m. at 1754 Old Mill Road, Kitchener. For more info 519-748-4377, ext 223 or education@homerwatson.on.ca.


<strong>February 2015</strong>


<strong>Homer Watson House</strong> &amp; Gallery presents Winter 2015 Exhibition, showcasing works by Ye Han, Todd Manuel and Richard McDonald. Opening reception February 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. Meet the Artists Talk February 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. For more info 519-748-4377, ext 223 or curator@homerwatson.on.ca.


<strong>Wednesday, February 4</strong>


<strong>Partnerships for Employment</strong> (P4E) Job Fair, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. &mdash; Meet with 200+ employers at the largest Fair of its kind in the country. Manulife Sportsplex @ RIM Park (Free busing from Ring Road at Hagey Hall). www.partners4employment.ca.


<strong>Student Opportunity:</strong>


<strong>Mystery shoppers wanted &mdash;</strong> ideal candidates are focused, detail-oriented communicators who follow directions well and can keep details confidential. This is a one-time gig and once completed successfully, the candidate and their guest will receive a meal for free. Please send your resume to alexander.kelley@feds.ca. Must love food.


<strong>Ongoing Events:</strong>


<strong>MONDAYS</strong>


<strong>BA? MA? MBA?</strong> If you&rsquo;re so smart why waste time and money? G.A.! Gamblers Anonymous meetings every Monday at 7 p.m., St. Mark&rsquo;s Church, 825 King St. W., Kitchener (basement).


<strong>TUESDAYS</strong>


<strong>&ldquo;With or without God&rdquo;</strong> &mdash; where spirituality is about values, not beliefs. Beginning January 20 at Chaplains Office, SLC, room 3108 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. (drinks provided, bring your lunch). For info contact Keith Martin, nonreligious chaplain at keith.martin@uwaterloo.ca or 519-372-4642.


<strong>THURSDAYS</strong>


<strong>Learn magic, ventriloquism,</strong> juggling and take in lectures by professional entertainers at the KW Hat and Wand Magic Club. Meet on the third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Kind of Magic Shop, 321 Weber Street., N., Waterloo. All visitors welcome.


<strong>UWRC Events:</strong>


<strong>University of Waterloo recreation events</strong> are open to all employees of the univeristy and affiliated university colleges and their families. Register/for info uwrc@uwaterloo.ca.


Events for New Year 2015!


Saturday, January 31 &mdash; Warrior Hockey vs Brock Hockey (Women&rsquo;s) Game, 2:30 p.m., Columbia Ice Fields Arena.


Athletics is offering uWaterloo employees 100 free tickets! To reserve free tickets RSVP now to Jenny at jmmackay@uwaterloo.ca (limit of 4 tickets per person while supplies last).&nbsp;


Warrior Volleyball vs McMaster Volleyball Game, 6 and 8 p.m., PAC.


Come cheer on your Warrior Volleyball teams at home against McMaster during their Final Regular Season Home Game on Saturday, January 31, 2015.&nbsp; The women play at 6 p.m. followed by the men at 8 p.m. at the PAC.&nbsp;&nbsp; Athletics is offering uWaterloo employees 100 free tickets! To reserve free tickets RSVP now to Jenny at jmmackay@uwaterloo.ca (limit of four tickets per person while supplies last).


<strong>Volunteer Tutors:</strong>


Looking for teaching experience? Become a volunteer tutor with Frontier College today! We are a literacy organization committed to enriching the lives of children and youth by improving their literacy. For info email waterloo@frontiercollege.ca or call 519.496.3079.


<strong>Centre for Career Action Workshops:</strong>


<strong>Sign-up is required</strong> for all workshops. https://strobe.uwaterloo.ca/cecs/cs/index.php?page=Public.ViewWorkshop&amp;workshop=2973&amp;PHPSESSID=gvu8ljmss48eivjgcqm88rcf12

WORKSHOPS FOR ALL

STUDENTS

<strong>Wednesday, January 14</strong>


R&eacute;sum&eacute; Tips: Think Like an Employer &mdash; 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., TC 2218 &mdash; Learn the five characteristics of an A+ r&eacute;sum&eacute; and how to interpret the job description to identify your strongest and most relevant skills. Learn how to adopt the perspective of an employer when submitting your application for a position.


Get Started on your Grad School Applications &mdash; 3:30 to 5 p.m., TC 1208 &mdash; Learn how to prepare your personal statement/letter of intent and r&eacute;sum&eacute;/CV, choose your references, and complete a sketch for professional or grad programs.


Information Session for Graduating Students &mdash; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., EV3 room 1408 &mdash; Graduating in 2015? Learn about UWaterloo initiatives to maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation, and hear about the many services and benefits offered by Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.


<strong>Thursday, January 15</strong>


Information Session for Graduating Students &mdash; 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., EV3 room 1408 &mdash; Graduating in 2015? Learn about UWaterloo initiatives to maximize your employment opportunities upon graduation, and hear about the many services and benefits offered by Career Action and Alumni Relations that remain available to you after you graduate.


<strong>Classifieds:</strong>


<strong>Help wanted: </strong><strong>Weekend counsellors and </strong>relief staff to work in homes for individuals with developmental challenges. Minimum eight-month commitment. Paid positions. Send resume to Human Resources, KW Habilitation Services, 108 Sydney Street, Kitchener, ON N2G 3V2.


<strong>canadiancampstaff.com &mdash; work at</strong> a summer camp in the United States summer 2015. Hiring for general counselors, land sports, life guards, arts and more! Apply online at canadiancampstaff.com.


<strong>Services: </strong><strong>Editing services available: </strong>editing papers, theises, journal submissions, grant applications, etc for students and faculty. Fast, affordable, great customer service. Email: info@blossomeditingservices.com or call Samita at 647-876-1089.


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