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Science and Engineering Sunday

University Centre Ontario

Future science and engineering students and their families are invited to attend this full-day activity-filled program. The day includes a resource fair, tours of labs and facilities, campus walking tours and self-guided residence tours.

Imagination and Possibility: A Conversation with Lee Smolin and Jaron Lanier

University Centre Ontario

Imaginative thinking is central to the practice of every person working in the scientific, creative and humanistic fields and disciplines — in every aspect of human endeavour. Philosopher Roberto Mangabeira Unger wrote that “imagination is the scout of the will, anticipating how we might get to the there — or to different theres — from

Real Estate and Housing Career Fair

University Centre Ontario

This event is a great opportunity to network and job search with real estate and housing employers for full-time, part-time, summer and co-op job opportunities. Students from all programs are welcome to attend. Location: University Centre, Peter Clark Hall (basement)

I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor’s Journey to Peace and Reconciliation

University Centre Ontario

In January 2009, an Israeli tank shelled Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish's home in the Gaza Strip, killing three of his daughters. During Peace Week 2015, he will share the tragic but inspiring story of his journey to peace and reconciliation in the midst of immense tragedy. Location: University Centre, Peter Clark Hall (basement)

CSA Noon Hour Concert: Regina as Light Fires

University Centre Ontario

While Gentleman Reg has been on an indefinite vacation, the flirty, synth pop party girl known as Regina The Gentlelady has been making waves with her anthemic sounds and sassy stage antics in the form of Light Fires. This event, part of Queer Identity Week, is co-presented by the Central Student Association and CFRU 93.3 FM.

Take the Stress Out of IBS!

University Centre Ontario

Learn strategies to decrease symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or a stressed stomach. This four-session program, offered by the Stress Management Clinic and the dietitian at Student Health Services, meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesday evenings. The program fee is $10 for students and $40 for non-students. Location: University Centre, Room 335    

Relaxation and Stress Management Skills Training

University Centre Ontario

Learn how to  relax tight muscles, calm anxiety, settle a busy brain, cope effectively and have more energy.  This noon-hour program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 12 sessions over six weeks.  The fee is $40 for U of G students, $60 for members of USW Local 4120 and $120 for everyone else. Location: University

Relaxation and Stress Management Skills

University Centre Ontario

Learn to relax tight muscles, calm emotions, settle a busy brain, have more energy and perform better in a busy world. This 12-session program meets at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays for six weeks. The fee is $40 for U of G students, $60 for members of USW Local 4120 and $120 for everyone else.

Lemonade Day for United Way

University Centre Ontario

First-year business students are taking part in U of G's first Lemonade Day in support of the United Way. Twenty-two teams of students will compete against each other to sell the most lemon-themed products while raising money for the United Way. They have been challenged to come up with products, value propositions and marketing strategies

Grilled-Cheese Luncheon

University Centre Ontario

On World Food Day (Oct. 16) FeelGood and Spoon University are hosting a grilled-cheese luncheon. The proceeds raised will be donated to the Hunger Project, the Pachamama Alliance, Water for People and CHOICE Humanitarian, which are dedicated to ending hunger sustainably. Location: University Centre, Peter Clark Hall (basement)

CCS Security Awareness Roadshow

University Centre Ontario

The U of G community is invited to the fall Security Awareness Roadshow. Come by the University Centre and test your knowledge on the cyber security quiz, visit the information booths, pick up some free pizza and enter the draw for prizes. Location: University Centre, Courtyard

OAC Job Fair

University Centre Ontario

Come to the OAC Job Fair and find out about full-time employment or summer job opportunities within the agricultural sector. The job fair is open to all students and alumni who are interested in a job in the environmental, business or agricultural industry. Students from all disciplines are welcome to attend. Location: University Centre, Peter

Better Sleep for Peri-Menopausal Women

University Centre Ontario

This two-hour workshop offers drug-free tips to help cope with mid-life sleep changes, hot flashes and the frustration of being awake through the night. The fee is $5 for U of G students, $10 for members of USW Local 4120 and $20 for everyone else. Location: University Centre, Room 335

ALVVAYS and Moon King Concert

University Centre Ontario

ALVVAYS convey the humour and heartache of seeking intimacy in the big city with their unique style of indie pop. This is an all-ages licensed event. Tickets are $23 for U of G students and $26 for community members. Tickets are available online at ticketbreak.com or with cash at the Central Student Association office, University Centre,

Better Sleep Program

University Centre Ontario

Learn how to decrease insomnia, fall asleep (or back to sleep) more easily, and get more energy from sleep using proven, drug-free strategies. This five-session program meets Thursdays from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The fee is $20 for U of G students, $25 for members of USW Local 4120 and $50 for all others. Location:

All Candidates’ Debate

University Centre Ontario

All registered Guelph candidates in the federal election will participate in a moderated debate on topics that matter to you. Use #UofGDebate to Tweet questions you have for the candidates, and organizers will try to include them. Location: University Centre, Peter Clark Hall (basement)

Career Fair at RIM Park

University Centre Ontario

Network with more than 200 employers at the P4E Career Fair at RIM Park in Waterloo. Free transportation will be provided to and from the fair from the University Centre. Students from all programs are encouraged to attend. Location: University Centre

Library Carnival

University Centre Ontario

Learn how the library can help you succeed this semester at the fourth annual Library Carnival, featuring booths with games, trivia, prizes, food and popcorn. Location: University Centre, Courtyard

PSA Kick-Off Lunch

University Centre Ontario

The Professional Staff Association (PSA) lunch for all professional and managerial group employees will feature PSA updates and new benefits for members. Lunch will be provided. Location: University Centre, Peter Clark Hall (basement)

Orientation Week

University Centre Ontario

Eight days of events to introduce you to opportunities, resources, the community and expectations.