October

 Graduate Student Winter Clothing Swap. Drop off clean, wearable, gently used items to keep your fellow colleagues warm this winter  Tuesday, October 16 - Thursday, October 18 from 10am-2pm in the GSA Office (P111). You’ll receive a ticket per item. We’ll be accepting seasonal winter items such as sweaters, pants, coats, boots, hats, gloves, mittens, along with professional wear, blazers, dress shirts, ect. Then come back to swap for new to you items from Monday, October 22-Thursday, October 25 11:30am-1:30pm.

 Grad Student? Stressed? Just us for our Peer Support group! Let’s connect, share and support one another through our struggles with significant stress, due to academic studies, impacting mental wellness. Groups run the first and third Monday/Thursday of each month. Mondays, 7-8 pm in Veritas Cafe Waterloo (Oct.15, Nov.5. Nov.19, Dec.3). Thursdays, 12:00-1:00pm in Room 210 FSW, Kitchener (Oct.18, Nov.1, Nov.15, Dec.6). In partnership with CMHA Self-Help & Peer Support.

 Shut Up & Work starts Sept.19th. Come work in Veritas Cafe every other Wednesday from 2-5 pm. Attend 5 sessions for a minimum of 2 hours to receive a free ticket to our December 4th Holiday Sweater buffet breakfast in the cafe.

 Grad School Can be Stressful: Let’s Talk! Please join us for this one hour sessions recognizing grad studies stress, exploring strategies to deal with the stress, and to learn more about the GSA. Waterloo Campus: Thursday Oct.25th at 10 am with Vladimir Rakic in the Student Wellness Office. Kitchener FSW: Thursday, Oct.25th at 12:15 pm with Alyson Cunningham in the GSA Lounge FSW. Brantford Campus: Thursday, Oct.25th at 10 am with Kathy Bazinet and Joseph Antwi in the GSA Lounge - Odeon Building Lower Level.

 Wellness Week Challenge - October 22-26 Win a $100 Well.ca gift card. Take a photo or submit a tip of you completing the daily challenge. Tag us on Facebook or Instagram @wlugsa or tweet us at @wlugsa and use the hashtag #wellweek18 to upload them at bit.ly/wellweek18

 Cooking University Wednesday, October 24th in Veritas Cafe from 6-8pm. Come learn how to create a FREE delicious healthy recipe that you’ll be able to recreate at home! Butternut Squash soup is on the menu. Registration required below.