Welcome, Welcome, Welcome! Week, Week, Week!

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Mon, 05/10/2021 - 15:30

Calling all undergrads! Did you know that spring Welcome Week is almost here? This year’s Welcome Week will take place from May 17-21 with lots of fun events to kick off the Spring Term! We would like to welcome all students to the new term and while it may not be in person, WUSA has made sure that there are still lots of fun events for you to sign up for with your friends and connect with other undergrads throughout the week. There will be returning favorites from previous Welcome Weeks that you may be familiar with as well as brand new events that you won’t want to miss! 

How to Make Ice Cream with Four All 

Join University of Waterloo alumni, Ajoa of Four All Ice Cream, on IGTV to learn how to make easy and delicious ice cream from the comfort of your own home! Show us photos or videos of your own ice cream creations throughout Welcome Week for a chance to win a Four All gift basket or card. 

Early 00’s Trivia 

On May 17th, we’re throwing our Trivia Night theme back to the early 2000’s! Show off your Disney Channel and Destiny’s Child knowledge for a chance to win some great prizes. Sign up early for an extra chance to win! 

The One Where You Meet New People 

Check out this Teams event on May 19th where you can join a safe, friendly and open group. Meet other undergraduate students who have similar hobbies and interests and participate in some games and fun conversations! Sign up is required for this event; sign up by Thursday May 13th at bit.ly/MeetNewPplWW to attend. 

Ten Questions with Zubin Thakkar 

Join us on May 19th for a live lunch Q&A session on YouTube with Shawn Mendes’ Musical Director and Lead Guitarist, Zubin Thakkar! Learn more about Zubin’s journey from a University of Waterloo undergraduate student to becoming a famous and successful musician. 

Living Between Cultures Writing Workshop 

Register for a fun writing workshop on May 19th with Justine Abigail Yu, founder of Living Hyphen Magazine and be able to creatively share your story and individuality! Learn what it means to be a hyphenated Canadian and listen to the stories and experiences of other undergraduate students as well. Sign up is required for this event; sign up by Wednesday May 19th at livingbetweencultures.ticketfi.com. 

Sex Toy Bingo 

Do you love to play bingo? Do you want to win some fun steamy prizes? Well, Sex Toy Bingo is the event for you! This classic Welcome Week event is back, hosted live on Instagram on May 20th by Baby Bel Bel so grab your bingo card now at bit.ly/WWBingoS21.  

Mood-Boosting Movements 

Are you looking for some blood-pumping physical activity or a way for you to release some of the pent-up lockdown energy you have? Well look no further! On May 21st the founder of Free to Move, AK, will be hosting a fun fitness class live on our Instagram for everyone of different skill levels to join! No experience or equipment needed! 

We have such an amazing Welcome Week planned for you and we hope that you’re just as excited as we are! You can visit the Welcome Week webpage for more information and follow WUSA’s FacebookInstagram and Twitter accounts for regular updates and reminders of the events!