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United Way Kick-Off Barbecue

Branion Plaza Branion Plaza, Guelph, Ontario

Join us for a barbecue in Branion Plaza to celebrate the start of U of G’s 2019 United Way campaign! $5 combos for lunch: hotdog, corn on the cob, drink $5 combo for dessert: apple crisp, U of G Food Sciences vanilla ice cream, drink FREE popcorn and cotton candy! Live music from Kyle Mackie

Dial Down University Stress and Anxiety Workshop

University Centre

Learn about the most common anxiety escalators (including a couple of surprising ones), along with practical, proven tips and strategies that you can use to decrease stress and anxiety. This free, one-hour workshop for university students meets from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. and is provided by the Stress Management Clinic.

P4E Career Fair

RIM Park, Waterloo

You don't want to miss this Career's the largest of its kind in the country!! Students from all disciplines and across all semester levels are welcome to meet with over 285 employers from diverse sectors! Network with potential employers, investigate and research career options and obtain information on opportunities, salary expectations, corporate cultures, job

Professional Staff Association Annual Kick-Off Lunch

University Centre - Peter Clark Hall

All Professional and Managerial employees are welcome to attend the PSA kick-off lunch. Join us for P&M networking, buffet lunch and PSA updates for 2019-20. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available. Please RSVP for catering numbers by Thursday, September 19 to

Fall in Love with Books at the Library

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Join us for Fall in Love with Books at the library on Sept. 25! Bring your cozy vibes, your pumpkin spiced lattes and your best-knit sweaters and browse some of our favorites from the library's Gryph Reads collection. This year, we are teaming up with the Guelph Public Library to educate people on library resources

Data Skills Workshop: Cleaning and Preparing Data – OpenRefine

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Good data is like a good turkey dinner: you need to clean and prepare it before you can enjoy it properly. What? I have to clean and prepare my data?! This workshop will teach you how to use the free open-source tool, OpenRefine, to get that messy data in order. You will learn how to:

Arboretum: Shinrin-Yoku Walk

Arboretum 250 Arboretum Road, Guelph

The newly launched Canadian Chapter of the Association of Nature and Forest Therapy Guides is proud to hold one of its first high-profile walks in Canada at the Arboretum. Forest Therapy originated from Japan's Shinrin-Yoku, which literally translates into“forest bathing” (taking in the air of a forest). It is a gentle way of moving mindfully

Anxiety Workshop: Skills and Strategies

University Centre

Learn practical techniques, new tips and information on how to respond to the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety. This skills program meets weekly on Thursdays at noon for three sessions. The fee is $10 for U of G students, $30 for members of USW Local 4120 and $60 for all others.

Excel Workshop (Intermediate)

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

In this intermediate-level MS-Excel workshop, learn how to use a variety of functions and nested formulas to manipulate data, summarize data using pivot tables, and merge data from different worksheets using the VLOOKUP function. Need a basic refresher? This one-hour introduction to Excel from LinkedIn will adequately prepare you for the session. Please bring

Brain Food Workshop: Getting Started on Your Thesis

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

In this Brain Food workshop session, we provide foundational skills and strategies that will carry you through the thesis or dissertation process. Please bring your laptop, if possible. Topics covered will include: Managing the Thesis Process: We discuss goal setting and time management strategies to keep you motivated throughout your graduate degree Formulating Your Research

Arboretum: The Amazing Life of Spiders Workshop

Arboretum 250 Arboretum Road, Guelph

Learn fascinating life stories and identification tips about our most important invertebrate predators: spiders. We’ll venture outside for part of the day, learning how to discover and identify some of our amazing local arachno-fauna. Be prepared for the weather. We’ll find outdoor “web-sites,” but also many free-ranging spiders that hunt like cats, wolves or eight-legged

Brain Food Workshop: Time Management Essentials

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

In this workshop session, we address the specific time management challenges that graduate students face. Please bring your laptop, if possible. Topics covered will include: Graduate When You Want To - Long-term Planning: Learn how to predict your time to completion and use project management tools to help you meet your goals as a graduate

Opening Reception of “Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario”

Guelph Civic Museum 52 Norfolk St, Guelph

All are welcome to attend the opening reception for "Into the Light: Eugenics and Education in Southern Ontario". The exhibition examines local histories and ongoing legacies of racial “betterment” thinking in Southern Ontario that de-humanized and disappeared those who did not fit the normative middle-class lives of white, able-bodied settlers. "Into the Light" is co-presented

Campus Mile: Healthy Workplace Month Launch Event

Johnston Green

Staff, faculty and students are invited to celebrate the launch of Healthy Workplace Month with the second annual U of G Campus Mile! Join us at The Portico on Johnston Green at noon, Oct. 1. Participants will walk, run or roll a mile through a marked route on our beautiful campus. This event officially launches

Relaxation and Stress Management Skills Workshop

University Centre

Learn how to decrease anxiety, relax tight muscles, settle a busy brain, cope more effectively and have more energy. This mind/body skills training program meets twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., for 12 sessions (six weeks). The program fee is $40 for U of G students, $120 for members

How Social Capital is Rewriting how we Think About Companion Animal Welfare

OVC Lifetime Learning Centre 25 McGilvray Street

Join us for a seminar by Dr. Roger Haston, President of the Institute for Animals. With nearly 20 years' experience in animal welfare, including his roles as Executive Director at the Animal Assistance Foundation and Chief Analytics Officer at PetSmart Charities, Dr. Haston has become an internationally recognized leader in data, trends, metrics and analytics

QUofG Research Celebration

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario

Does your research involve LGBTQ+ populations? Does your work involve conceptual, theoretical, and/or methodological issues associated with LGBTQ+ research? Do you incorporate LGBTQ+ research in practice settings or in community advocacy? Are you an LGBTQ+ researcher? Are you interested in learning more about LGBTQ+ research at U of G and meeting the some of the

Wrongful Conviction Day

Alexander Hall

Join us for a talk in support of exonerees and to bring attention to the injustices faced by the wrongfully convicted. This year's speaker is exoneree O'Neil Blackett. The presentation will be followed by a reception with light snacks and beverages.