Events - September 2014

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 — 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM EDT

Meet our Big CSters

Come out to this term's first Big CSters Social!

Meet other female Computer Science students and chat about courses, university life, or just whatever. Food and drink will be provided.

Let us know you're coming by filling out the RSVP form!

About Big CSters

The Big CSters Mentorship Program helps introduce first-year female Computer Science students to university life by matching them with a Big CSter to speak once a week.

Friday, September 26, 2014 (all day) to Saturday, November 15, 2014 (all day)

Workshops

Dates Times
Friday, September 26 5:30 - 9:30 pm
Saturday, September 27 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, October 25 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 15 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday, September 19, 2014 — 6:00 PM to Sunday, September 21, 2014 — 3:30 PM EDT

What is Hack the North?

Hack the North is Canada’s largest international hackathon, running 36 hours straight and involving over 1000 hackers.

It’s organized entirely by students and hosted at Waterloo. It’s open to all undergraduates from all schools—even if you live outside Canada.

Friday, September 19, 2014 — 10:00 AM to Sunday, September 21, 2014 — 5:00 PM EDT

Learn about all of our Computer Science programs by speaking with faculty, staff, and students at this 3-day long event. Gather important information about admissions, campus events, and deadlines.

The Ontario Universities’ Fair (OUF) began in 1997 as a way to help secondary school students gather information about Ontario’s 21 universities. Over 100,000 people attend the event over the 3 days.

Friday, September 19, 2014 — 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
2014 Cheriton Symposium Poster

The Cheriton School of Computer Science will hold its annual Cheriton Research Symposium September 19th in the Davis Centre.

This year's symposium will consist of talks by David R. Cheriton, and Faculty Fellowship recipients, Ihab Ilyas and M. Tamer Özsu.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 — 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM EDT

Second, third and fourth year students are invited to learn about graduate studies in Computer Science and other math programs by attending this information session led by our faculty members.

Programs include:

Thursday, September 11, 2014 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT

Matei Zaharia
DC 2585

3:00pm

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 — 10:30 AM EDT
David S. Johnson
Columbia University
 
Wednesday, Sept. 10th, 10:30 am
DC 1302
 
TSP instances generated by placing cities uniformly at random within the
unit square provide reasonable surrogates for the instances arising in
many real-world TSP applications.  They are also an interesting object
of study on their own. The optimal tour length is known to grow as
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 — 10:30 AM EDT
David S. Johnson
Columbia University
 
Wednesday, Sept. 10th, 10:30 am
DC 1302
 
Abstract: 
 
TSP instances generated by placing cities uniformly at random within the
Saturday, September 6, 2014 (all day) to Sunday, November 30, 2014 (all day)

Representatives from Waterloo will be touring academic fairs and visiting classrooms in various countries over the next 4 months.

Find out when we'll be in your country and connect with one of our travellers to find out about our programs.

Monday, September 1, 2014 (all day) to Sunday, September 7, 2014 (all day)

Congratulations to all of our admitted students for fall 2014! 

We have been anxiously waiting for your arrival and now the school season is finally upon us. Kudos to you and all of your hard work in making it to Waterloo.

To orient you to our campus and help you make those lasting connections, we've put together a variety of sessions and activities to get you set up on the right path for success.

Take a look at our orientation week schedule and make sure to participate!

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