Campus Bulletin: March 30, 2012
VOLUNTEERJoin Tutoring Beyond Borders (TBB) to gain valuable work experience and volunteer hours. We provide free tutoring to high school students with flexible hours and little time commitment. Opportunity for scholarships and growth in the organization. Visit www.tutoring-beyond-borders.com.Shadow volunteers needed to be paired with new international students for fall 2012. Show them around, help them socialize and make their stay at Waterloo more enjoyable. Make great friends and learn a new culture. Please apply at www.iso.uwaterloo.ca.Volunteers are needed on Saturday, June 16 for the 10th annual UpTown Country festival from 12 to 11 p.m. at the Waterloo Public Square. Many shifts available. Visit www.uptowncountrywaterloo.com for more info or email@example.com.English conversation partners needed to be paired with international students for fall 2012. Talk in English with your partner once a week, share Canadian culture and correct conversational errors. Please apply at www.iso.uwaterloo.ca.Alzheimer Society K-W needs a Polish speaking volunteer to visit a person with dementia, two hours per week for friendship and caregiver respite. Training provided. For info please call 519-742-1422.Congress 2012 of the Humanities and Social Sciences is looking for volunteers for their March 26 to June 3 event.
Volunteer opportunities include campus ambassadors, audio-visual/information technology monitors, airport ambassadors, Uptown Waterloo ambassadors or Downtown Kitchener ambassadors and special event attendants. Training is provided.
If interested go online to arts.uwaterloo.ca congress-volunteer-positions and fill out a volunteer application form.
UPCOMING EVENTSMarch 2012Rotunda gallery presents “Sublime Maelstrom” by Marian Wihak from March 1–31 at 200 King Street, W., City Hall, Kitchener. For more info call 519-741-3400, ext 3381.berlin tower Artspace presents “The People’s Museum of Kitchener” Jefferson Campbell-Cooper from March 1–31. For info please call 519-741-3400 ext. 3381.?March 21 to April 25rare presents “Gardening for Beginners” — a six class series, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Register by March 19. For info/registration 519-650-9336 or firstname.lastname@example.org or www.raresites.org.?Friday, March 30, 2012St. Jerome’s University is pleased to announce its third annual SMF (Sexuaity, Marriage and Family studies) Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. For info/tickets visit smfsymposium.ca. Saturday, March 31, 2012“Come Taste the Tradition” at the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival. Excite your taste buds with golden-brown pancakes, apple cakes, funnel cakes, along the half-mile-long outdoor mall. Enjoy other great events. For info www.elmiramaplesyrup.com or 519-669-6000.?April 2012rotunda gallery presents Southern Ontario Nature and Science Illustrators 2012 Exhibit, “Sons” from April 1 to 29 at City Hall, 200 King Street, W, Kitchener. Reception April 1 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. For info 519-741-2912.?April 20, 21, 2012Canadian Federation University Women presents their annual book sale on April 20 and 21 at the First United Church, King and William Streets, Waterloo. Drop off donations at church on April 18 and 19th. No textbooks please. For info call 519-740-5249 or www.cfuwkw.org.?Thursday, April 27, 201234 annual justice dinner – “Alternative Justice” presented by Region of Waterloo and Waterloo Region Crime Prevention Council. Reception at 5:30 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m., St. George Banquet Hall, 655 King Street, N., Waterloo. For tickets/rsvp 519-883-2304 or www.preventingcrime.ca by Friday, April 20, 2012. Thursday, May 10, 2012Gala celebrating 20 years of the UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival, with Sophie Milman. Reception at 7 p.m., The Embassy Room, Bingemans. For info/tickets 519-885-1921 or www.uptownwaterloojazz.ca/gala.?Saturday, May 12, 2012It is official — the second annual Spring on the Trail will take place. Volunteers needed as well. For more info please email email@example.com.
UW RECREATION COMMITTEE EVENTS 2012To register for all events, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Miscellaneous:“Bring Your Lunch to Work” cookbook — email your recipes to email@example.com.
Retirement FAQs book is ready for distribution. Email uwrc@uwaterloo for your copy.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for discounted tickets for St. Jacobs Playhouse, Angel’s Diner, Centre in the Square, and lots of great movies such as The Iron Lady, Sherlock Holmes, etc.
Exchange Board — for all your “classified” needs... email@example.com.
UPTOWN WATERLOO BIA EVENTS 2012June 16 — UpTown Country. Rain or shine, this free licensed event is celebrating its 10th year. Located in the Waterloo Public Square. www.uptowncountrywaterloo.com for more info.June through September — free on Thursday nights, music comes tothe streets of UpTown Waterloo. Dates, times and locations to be announced.July 20 to 22 — Sun Life Financial UpTown Waterloo Jazz Festival. Rain or shine, this licensed event will be at two stages located in the Waterloo City Centre parking lot and Waterloo Public Square. www.uptownwaterloojazz.ca.August 23 to 26 — Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival. Free international street performers festival on King Street in UpTown Waterloo.
For more information about the above events call 519-885-1921 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
CENTRE FOR CAREER ACTION WORKSHOPS 2012Please refer to the CCA Workshop Calendar for updates/changes and to sign up for the following workshops.Friday, March 30 — Job Search: Uncovering Opportunities On and Off Campus – staff only – 12 to 1 p.m., webinar. No registration required. See www.careeraction.uwaterloo.ca/staff for webinar log-on details one week prior to the scheduled webinar.
STUDENT ACCOUNTS NEEDLES HALLMark your calendar! Spring 2012 Promissory Notes and payments are due April 24, 2012. Spring fees will be posted to your student account early in April. After your fees are posted, submit your Spring 2012 Promissory Note (correct and complete) or payment in full by April 24 to avoid late fee and to be sure you’re “fees arranged,” so you’ll have access to learn on May 1, 2012. For information: Student Accounts, Needles Hall room 1110 ; email@example.com or ext 38466.
STUDENT AWARDS & FINANCIAL AIDOSAP pickup continues from our office in Needles Hall, 2nd floor, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. No appointment necessary.March 30 — deadline for submitting spring OSAP supporting documents, rollovers and reinstatements.April 20 – last day to pick up your winter OSAP funding.
You will be able to book your spring loan pick up appointment starting April 16.Information regarding the 30 per cent off Ontario Tuition Grant can be found at osap.gov.on.ca.