ANNOUNCEMENTS W19 – WEEK 3

ANNOUNCEMENTS W19 – WEEK 3

Hello Engineers,

Welcome to week 3. That glorious week when you realize midterms are a very real thing. While there are many announcements this week the most important one is that all Lab Fund requests for this semester are due Monday January 28 at noon. If your requests are not in by then you will not be able to request Lab Fund money

 

ENGINEERING CAREER NIGHT

The Engineering Career Night is happening this Wednesday January 23rd in the Atrium from 7:00PM – 8:30PM. This is a drop in style event where you can ask questions and talk with engineers working in the field.

 

INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETITION

The Guelph Innovations Society in partnership with the Guelph Entrepreneurship Society, is pleased to present the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition ( previously known as the Gryphons NEST Competition). The competition is set to take place on Saturday February 9th, 2019! The first place prize is $1000! Additionally, there are more amazing prizes to be won and food will be provided!

This competition is open to all student and majors across both the engineering and business faculties. Teams will be challenged to identify, innovate, and create a business solution to a real world problem. Teams will be evaluated on how well they identify their problem, the rationale and reasoning behind their problem, the creativeness and feasibility of their solution, and the feasibility and sustainability of their business application of the solution.

Link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1m7QxVFPfkomIFnP9sfZt6PALvteKnpa4UCrpZG8W9Pg/viewform?edit_requested=true

 

LOCKER SIGN UP

Hey Guelph Eng! We have lockers 36 lockers in Thornborough available this semester, and will be distributing them this Friday at 8:30AM. There is a $10 deposit to get a locker that you MUST PAY WHEN YOU SIGN UP. You get to keep the locker for the rest of your undergraduate degree.

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

Take this opportunity to learn about your career options after graduation, hear from professional engineers in various industries and disciplines, and learn from their success! Take part in the “Cover Letter and Resume Building ” and “How to Ace Your Interview” workshop sessions, hear from inspirational speakers, join us for the networking lunch, and get your LinkedIn photo taken! Don’t miss on this chance to get a head start on your career! Tickets will be sold beginning next week on Monday (Jan. 21) for $5 at the EngSoc office.

 

WINTER CLOTHING ORDERS

Brand new winter clothing orders have begun! The Guelph Engineering clothing that you know and love is back with a fresh new sweater and more colours to add to your collection! Come try on our BRAND NEW crew necks and soft shell jackets and place your order at the EngSoc office starting this Thursday. Customize your soft shell jacket with an embroidered program logo!

 

CFES OFFICER POSITIONS

A wonderful opportunity has opened up for anyone who would like to join the Canadian Federation of Engineering Students. This organization is a canada wide organization which makes it great to get to know eng students from across canada. If you would like more information please contact your VP External at gesvpext@uoguelph.ca.

 

ONTARIO ENGINEERING COMPETITION

Last weekend was the Ontario Engineering Competition where Guelph had the honour to win first place in the Re-Engineering competition! Congratulations to our winners Bradley Leonard and Menatalla Elag!

LAB FUND

Welcome to Lab Fund season! Lab Fund request forms are due on Monday, January 28th at 12:00 pm (Noon). This is earlier in the semester than usual, but that is to ensure that funding can be approved sooner and purchase requests can be made. The Lab Fund meeting is tentatively set for the evening of Wednesday, February 6th, 2019.

 

LINK TO THE REQUEST FORM: https://www.cognitoforms.com/UniversityOfGuelphSchoolOfEngineering/Winter2019LabFundRequestForm

 

Here are some important things to keep in mind:

  1. How many quotes do I need?

Only one, as per the constitution that was updated in Fall 2018. This is needed for all item types including retrievable, consumable, research, and organization specific items.

  • The quote must from be a reputable retailer
  • Failure to include a proper quote can make your request unconstitutional, meaning you will not be able to use Lab Fund money to buy it.
  1. What is needed to be considered an acceptable quote?
  • Retailer name
  • Item Subtotal
  • Quantity
  • Shipping and Handling (use school address)
  • Taxes
  • Any additional cost related to purchasing the item
  1. What information should I include in the form?
  • Fill out information related to your quote. If the item is at a price in US Dollars, multiply the amount by 1.5 to adjust for the exchange rate as well as border handling fees.
  • If it is a for a group, such as machine design or 41x, include the group number and a complete list of individuals in the group.

If you are unfamiliar with any of the Lab Fund terminology please read the attached Lab Fund Definitions PDF. If you have any questions please e-mail the Vice President of Internal Affairs at gesvpint@uoguelph.ca

 

COCRECO TEXTBOOK RENTAL SERVICE

Hello Engineering Students! Are you in 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th Year deciding if you need to invest in that expensive textbook? HOLD ON! The CoCreCo Textbook Rental Service may have the textbook that you are looking for at a fraction for the cost! Listed below are the Textbooks that we have to offer!

We have limited copies of the ENGG*3430 Heat and Mass Transfer Textbook, for $40!

To all First Years!
ENGG*1210 (13th Edition) Textbooks are available to rent for $20! We also have ONE 14th Edition available for $40! Additionally, CoCreCo is NOW offering a TEXTBOOK COMBO for CHEM*1050 for $40!! The CHEM*1040 Textbook Combo Includes: General Chemistry Textbook + Solution Manual.

To all Second Years!
Textbooks Offered:
ENGG*2120 – Material Science – $20
ENGG*2230 – Fluid Mechanics – $20

To all Third Years!
ENGG*3430 – Heat and Mass Transfer ( 5th Ed) – $ 40 and 4th ed – $20

To all Fourth Years!
ENGG*4460 – Robotics Systems- $20
ENGG* 4660- Medical Image Processing – Medical Imaging Signals and Systems – $40

Office Hours for the rest of the semester are as follows:
Monday 11:30 AM -12:20 PM
Wednesday 3:30PM – 4:20 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday 3:30 PM- 4:30 PM

If you can’t make these time slots, or have inquires about textbooks, message us on our Facebook page. This service will run from January 11 to April 22nd!

 

UTENSILS NOW IN THORNBOUROUGH

Good news GE, you no longer have to leave Thorn to get a fork when you forget to bring one! Beginning today (January 21st), you will be able to find utensils in Thornborough (provided by Hospitality Services), which will help reduce the amount of waste that we produce. The utensils will be available from the cashier at the Tim Hortons in the Think Tank, and can be returned to the bus bins on top of the garbage’s around the building.

 

Feeling stressed? Deadlines catching up to you?

If so, book a one-on-one consultation with an Engineering Peer Helper!

Use it as an opportunity to speak to a senior engineering student that can help you find ways to manage your time and stay organized. They are completely confidential and held in the library.

You can book your meeting today: https://www.uoguelph.ca/engineering/peer/book-meeting

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