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September 2016

Study Abroad Information Session

September 19 - November 30

The University of Guelph offers a wide variety of study abroad options for students in any program. Enhance your studies by participating in a semester abroad, exchange program or field school program. If you are interested in applying for a study abroad program for the summer 2017, fall 2017 or winter 2018 semesters, you must attend an information session. The sessions provide information about your study abroad options, academic considerations and financing. Once you've attended a study abroad information session,…

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October 2016

Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar

October 27

Prof. Renée Bergeron, Animal Biosciences, will discuss "The Natural Way to Feed Cows." The Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar Series features a new speaker each month. Topics covered are diverse, ranging from fundamental and applied animal welfare research to ethics, consumer studies, nutrition, genetics and history. Most seminars are also offered via Livestream. Time: 12:30 p.m. Location: OVC Pathobiology AHL, Room 1800

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Flu Shots Available on Campus

October 27 - November 24

Brought to you by Student Wellness, flu shots are available to staff, faculty, students and community members. After receiving a flu shot, you are required to wait 15 minutes at the clinic. You do not need an appointment or a health card. Oct. 27, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Powell Building, Room 207 Nov. 1, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., University Centre, Room 103 Nov. 3, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Powell Building, Room 207 Nov. 8, 9 a.m. to…

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The Law and Politics of Assisted Suicide

October 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Department of Political Science Speaker Series presents a panel discussion featuring: - PhD student Jamie Rothenburger, Ontario Veterinary College; - Prof. Trudo Lemmens, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto; and - Prof. Dave Snow, Political Science, University of Guelph. The moderator is Prof. Dennis Baker, Political Science, University of Guelph. Location: MacKinnon Building, Room 120

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Prof. Nigel Raine Discusses Impact of Insecticide on Bumblebees

October 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The School of Environmental Sciences Fall Seminar Series presents a talk by Prof. Nigel Raine, Rebanks Family Chair in Pollinator Conservation, titled "Insecticide Impacts on Bumblebees: From Colony Founding to Pollination Services." Visit for the abstract. Location: Alexander Hall, Room 265

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Guelph Family Health Study: Creating Healthy Families Together

October 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Guelph Family Health Study (GFHS) invites the community to attend the first GFHS conference. The study's researchers and guest speakers will share cutting-edge science related to family health and practical tips for developing healthy routines The conference is a great opportunity to learn more about the GFHS and family health. There will be engaging activities for children to participate in while attendees enjoy the conference. Free parking and admission. Lunch will be provided. Location: Science Complex atrium

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Café Philosophique presents Roméo Dallaire

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Roméo Dallaire is a retired lieutenant-general, retired Canadian senator and celebrated humanitarian. After reading an excerpt from his most recent book, Waiting for First Light: My Ongoing Battle With PTSD, he will discuss the book and his struggle with PTSD with U of G history professor Matthew Hayday. Tickets are $8 for general admission and $6 for students with ID. Tickets are available in advance at The Bookshelf or at the door. The event will be held at Lakeside Hope…

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November 2016

Financial Literacy Fair

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Student Financial Services is hosting a Financial Literacy Fair. Representatives from the following organizations will be there: ·        Canada Revenue Agency, ·        National Student Loan Service Centre, ·        Credit Canada Debt Solutions, ·        Wellington Family Counselling & Support Services, ·        University of Guelph Wellness Centre, ·        Guelph Student Food Bank and ·        University of Guelph Student Financial Services. This is an opportunity to raise financial awareness, learn new skills and ask questions about: ·        University of Guelph student billing, student…

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Marketing and Consumer Studies Graduate Information Session

November 2

The MCS Graduate Information Session is for undergraduate students and other individuals interested in pursuing higher education in Marketing and Consumer Studies at the University of Guelph. This session will include information about the graduate diploma in market research, and the master of science in marketing and consumer studies. To register, please contact Alanna Reid at Time: 5:30 p.m. Location: Macdonald Stewart Hall

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Real Estate and Housing Career Fair

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Real Estate and Housing Career Fair is an opportunity to meet employers who are actively recruiting students for exciting co-op, part-time, full-time and contract positions in the real estate and housing industry. Download the U of G Career Fair Plus app or visit for a full list of institutions attending. Location: University Centre, Peter Clark Hall (lower level)

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SEDRD Grad Program Information Night

November 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development will host a Grad Program Information Night for prospective students interested in graduate studies in landscape architecture; rural planning and development; capacity development; and extension and rural studies. Light refreshments and pizza will be provided. Location: Landscape Architecture, Lobby (Pit)

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Stress Eating

November 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Why does stress have such a big impact on our eating behaviour? This free public presentation on Stress Awareness Day explores the pathways through which stress drives eating -- and possible hacks. Location: University Centre, Room 335

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One Health Poster Day Celebrates Global One Health Day

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Centre for Public Health and Zoonoses (CPHAZ) is hosting a One Health poster day to celebrate Global One Health Day, The posters will feature research, practicum experience, infographics, club information and initiatives related to One Health. Jeff Wichtel, OVC dean, will deliver the welcome speech at 12:30 p.m. Location: Science Complex

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Decreasing Headaches

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Learn drug-free strategies to decrease tension and migraine headaches and the pain of headaches without medications. This four-session program, offered by the Stress Management Clinic, meets on Thursdays for 90 minutes. The fee is $20 for U of G students, $30 for members of USW Local 4120 and $60 for everyone else. Location: University Centre, Room 335

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Fall Preview Day

November 6

Visit our campus on Fall Preview Day and meet with faculty and students. Learn what the University has to offer by taking part in our campus tours, academic and student life displays, and information sessions on residence, co-operative education, admission and finance. Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Athletics Centre (W.F. Mitchell)

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International Education Week

November 7 - November 11

International Education Week (IEW) is an annual, week-long celebration of international education during the third week of November. The University of Guelph celebrates IEW with more than 100 countries around the world. International Education Week is designed to showcase the significant contribution that international education makes in preparing Canadians for the global world and supports Canada's efforts to engage effectively on the international stage. This initiative is a reflection of the spirit of co-operation and collaboration from the various stakeholders…

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Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture by Charles Birnbaum

November 9

The landscape architecture programs in the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development present a guest lecture by Charles Birnbaum, president and CEO of The Cultural Landscape Foundation. His talk is titled "Make Visible, Instill Value and Engage the Public in our Shared Landscape Heritage." All are welcome  to attend. Admission is free. Time: 7 p.m. Location: Lakeside Downtown Church, 75 Norfolk St., Guelph.

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Recruit Guelph Career Fair

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Meet employers hiring for full-time, part-time, co-op and contract employment opportunities. Network and chat about career options, industry trends and salary expectations. Students from all years and programs are welcome to attend. Download the U of G Career Fair Plus app or visit for a full list of employers attending. Location: University Centre

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Remembrance Day

November 11

Join the University community for the annual Remembrance Day service. Everyone is welcome to attend. Doors open at 10:15 a.m. Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: War Memorial Hall

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Close-up and Macro Photography Workshop

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how to shoot within inches of a subject, use a flash and natural light, try different focusing techniques and more. Explore the woods and meadows of the Arboretum, which are filled with endless possibilities for macro photography. Register by Nov. 3 for the $55 early bird fee. Location: Arboretum Centre

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