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Black Faculty and Staff Network Welcome Event

Join the Black Faculty and Staff Network (BFSN) for its Welcome Event on September 29 with food, music and an address by U of G Chancellor Dr. Mary Anne Chambers. Please note that this event is exclusive to Black-identifying faculty, staff, and students and the U of G. Event details and registration info at

Tech Meet and Greet 2022

 This event is a chance for senior co-op and graduating students in Computer Science and Software Engineering to network with representatives of tech companies who are hiring. Before the in-person event (at The Lookout on campus), students can view employers' virtual booths and upload their resume. Employers can then review students' resumes in advance of meeting them.

Paint Me In

Come out and join the SSGSA Healthcare Branch for a night of painting and music to celebrate a return to campus! We will provide paints and canvases to paint with music from Bob Ross. This is a free event.

O-Week Coffee House

Dance! Act! Paint! Sing! Play! We want YOU to showcase your talent! Relax and enjoy the performances of your fellow engineers at the Bullring! Although engineers are encouraged to sign up, any Guelph student can perform as well! Performers will sign up using a Google Survey which can be found on the Engineering Society’s social media. Food and drinks will be for sale throughout the night! Email UofG’s Arts Officer ( if you have any further questions! This is a free event.

Affordable Housing Zoning Laws with EWB Guelph

Come on out and meet the Engineers Without Borders team, and other new students, too! We will be building different housing models that will be put to the test! Join us to see how different ways of planning can impact urban livability. Maximize the number of residents in a plot of land with a given number of housing blocks, and the team with the greatest number of points based on density, and design wins! Learn about city planning with hands-on experimentation and productive discussions! This is a free event.

The Amazing WiSE Race

Join us for The Amazing WiSE race where you'll be able to work together as a team to complete a variety of fun STEM-themed challenges and activities. All participants will receive complimentary gift bags and cupcakes and of course… a prize for our winning team. So come out and show us what you've got! This is a free event.

Info Booth with SOCIS

Ask upper year students in Computer Science and Software Engineering for advice on how to survive first year, get some free food and merchandise, network with other students and meet your professors and coop coordinators! This is a free event.

Get To Know Math & Stats Club

Come and meet the Math & Stats Club Executive Members! We will have a trivia wheel, where you can win prizes. Complete with snacks and board/card games! The executive members will also show students around MacNaughton, including the Undergrad Math Lounge, and are available to answer any questions! This is a free event.

Covie Painting

Join the Guelph Engineering Society for another chance to meet other first years. We will be hosting a paint session where you can come and let your imagination run wild! Use art on your covies to express yourself and make new engineering friends. Bring anything you want to paint like coveralls, shoes, the sky is the limit! (Paint and paint brushes provided, anything extra is BYO)  This is a free event.

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