Stay connected with events and resources that are available to you through the Laurier community whether it be at our campuses and locations, or from the comfort of your own home.
For a full listing of upcoming events, visit our events calendar.
Entertainment and Events
- Laurier EdTalks Series: Register for this series of virtual events featuring the Laurier Faculty of Education speaking to a variety of trending education topics.
- Milton Lecture Series: Presentations represent the current research and analysis of members of different faculties, departments and programs at Laurier.
- Elevating Laurier Leaders: Register for virtual events featuring topics on Imposter Syndrome, Negotiations, Building Community by Supporting Local.
- Inspiring Conversations Webinars: A series designed to demonstrate topically-relevant research and expertise from Laurier faculty, staff and alumni.
- Podcasts: Tune into a Laurier podcast series from the comfort of your own home.
- Music at Noon performances: Engage with our ensembles and faculty performances from the comfort of your home.
- The Llandovery Castle Canadian Opera: A fully-staged production at Laurier by composer Stephanie Martin and librettist Paul Ciufo, created as an act of remembrance to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the hospital ship Llandovery Castle on June 27, 1918.
Stay Active at Home
- Online fitness classes: Get your daily dose of fitness hosted by Laurier Golden Hawk Recreation, now on Zoom. Access 30-minute classes, Monday to Friday using Zoom ID: 459-822-1013.
Learning at Home
Laurier has long supported its public role of bringing knowledge and thinking outside of the classroom.
- Tips for Makers: Ron Daniels, program coordinator at Laurier's Science Maker Lab offers helpful tips for makers.
- Educator's Guides: WLU Press' free educator's guides for books in the Indigenous Studies Series designed for use in Indigenous Studies and English courses in Ontario High schools and also provide support for teachers at college and university levels.
- Laurier expert research: Stay on top of the latest research that addresses global and local challenges on topics such as COVID-19, impacts of social distancing, sustainable food systems, and much more.
- Women Entrepreneurship Centre (WEC): The WEC's programs are dedicated to empowering women entrepreneurs of every age, stage and culture to achieve their business dreams.
In Case You Missed It
- The Jazz of Physics: Theoretical physicist, professional Jazz musician, author and current President of the National Society of Black Physicists (NSBP), Stephon Alexander shares his insight on the interconnection between music and the evolution of astrophysics and the laws of motion.
- The Self, The Other: An economist by training and policy analyst by profession, Kosisochukwu Nnebe’s artistic work engages viewers in issues both personal and structural in ways that bring awareness to their own complicity. Nnebe discusses her art and curatorial practice and how her lived experiences have helped shape and evolve her artistic development.
- Cooking Across Canada: Chef Andrew Beckford takes you on a savoury journey as he shares some of his favourite stories and recipes collected while travelling across Canada. Beckford demonstrates how to make two mouth-watering dishes – along with cooking tips and tricks – while speaking about the historical significance of each dish in Black Canadian culture.