Tour+ Days offer you and your family the opportunity to experience Laurier’s Brantford campus through tours, mock lectures and professor drop-in office hours. Get a taste of campus life, along with the opportunity to speak to students and faculty about program details.
If you have questions about the event, contact our Communications and Welcome Centre Coordinator, Rachel Cavin, at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 519.756.8228 x5693.
To register for the event, visit our tour registration page and select a tour time on either Feb. 2 or 3.
Review the schedule of events below to help you select your tour time. If required, pre-registered tour times can be adjusted in order to accommodate other aspects of the Tour+ event.
You can change your tour time during your visit or in advance by contacting the event organizer, Rachel Cavin, listed above.
The lobby of Research and Academic Centre (RAC) will be your first stop of the day, where we will have volunteers ready to help direct you to mock lectures, office hours and more.
Free parking will be offered at the downtown Market Centre Parkade located at 59 Icomm Drive, Brantford. Participants will be given a parking pass on campus, which can then be provided to the parking attendant upon exit.
All campus tours depart from the Research and Academic Centre lobby (RAC), located at 150 Dalhousie Street. Tours will be hosted every hour between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., are 90 minutes in length and include a visit to residence buildings.
Experience what it’s like to sit in an undergraduate’s chair by attending one of our mock lectures. Prospective students will get a taste of university academics with our lectures, “Death Row Inmate Apologies” with Judy Eaton or “Are millennials overly-entitled or ‘Generation Less’?” with James Cairns.
The dates and times below are for both Feb. 2 and Feb. 3 Tour+ days, unless otherwise specified.
|Event||Presenter(s)||Dates and Times|
Campus and residence tours
|Student ambassadors||Depart every hour between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
|Admissions (Drop-in session)||Staff||10:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.|
|Mock Lecture: "Death Row Inmate Apologies"||Judy Eaton||11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.|
|Game Design and Development (Drop-in session)||Scott Nicholson||1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.|
|BBTM Co-op (Drop-in session)||Tim Stedman||
Feb. 2: 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m.
Feb. 3: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
|Mock Lecture: "Are millenials overly-entitled or 'generation less'?"||James Cairns||1:30 p.m. to 2:20 p.m.|
During both of our Tour+ days, professors will be holding drop-in office hours for prospective students and their families to ask questions about our programs. Staff will also be on hand to provide students with insight on topics such as co-op for Business Technology Management students, admissions, residence and more. You can also speak with a representative from Recruitment and Admissions about next steps in the admission process, questions about your program or about Laurier in general.
|Program and Faculty/Staff Member||Feb. 2||Feb. 3|
|Business Technology Management with Kevin McDermott||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.||N/A|
Business Technology Management with Oliver Masakure
|10 a.m. to 2 p.m.||N/A|
Business Technology Management (Co-op) with Tim Stedman
|1 p.m. to 3 p.m.||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
Business Technology Management with Patricia McLaren
|N/A||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
|Community Health, Health Administration and Public Health with Janet McLaughlin||
Noon to 1 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. onwards
|Community Health, Health Administration and Public Health with Rebecca Godderis||
10:30 a.m. to noon
|Community Health, Health Administration and Public Health with James LeClair||1 p.m. to 3 p.m.||1 p.m. to 3 p.m.|
|Criminology with James Popham||10 a.m. to 3 p.m.||10 a.m. to 11 a.m.|
|Criminology with Stacey Hannem||11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.||10 a.m. to 1 p.m.|
|Criminology with Andrew Welsh||N/A||Noon to 3 p.m.|
|Digital Media and Journalism with Ken Werbin||Noon to 1 p.m.||10 a.m. to 11 a.m.|
|Digital Media and Journalism with Ellen Russell||1 p.m. to 3 p.m.||N/A|
|English with Michael Ackerman||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.||10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.|
|English with Ian MacRae||10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.||N/A|
|English with Ken Paradis||N/A||10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
|Game Design and Development with Scott Nicholson||1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.||1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.|
|History with Christina Han||10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.||N/A|
|History with Tarah Brookfield||1 p.m. to 2 p.m.||10 a.m. to noon|
|History with Peter Farrugia||N/A||12:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.|
|Human Rights and Human Diversity with Stacey Wilson-Forsberg||10 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.||N/A|
|Human Rights and Human Diversity with Andrew Robinson||N/A||10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.|
|Indigenous Studies with Vanessa Oliver||10 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.||N/A|
|Indigenous Studies with Celine Taillefer-Travers||N/A||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
|Law Degree (UK) and BA (Laurier) with Julie Pong||10 a.m. to 11 a.m.||10 a.m. to 11 a.m.|
|Law Degree (UK) and BA (Laurier) with Heidi Northwood||1 p.m. to 2 p.m.||Noon to 1 p.m.|
|Law and Society with Jonathan Lavery||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.||N/A|
|Law and Society with Kelly Gallagher-McKay||N/A||10:30 a.m. to noon|
|Psychology with Danielle Law||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.||N/A|
|Psychology with Sybil Geldart||11:30 a.m. 12:45 p.m.||N/A|
|Psychology with Erin Strahan||N/A||10 a.m. to noon|
|Psychology with Judy Eaton||1 p.m. to 3 p.m.||Noon to 3 p.m.|
|Social Work with Tim Leduc||10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.||N/A|
|Social Work with Jennifer Root||10 a.m. to 1 p.m.||N/A|
|Social Work with Michelle Skop||1 p.m. to 3 p.m.||N/A|
|Social Work with Abdel Elkchirid||N/A||11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.|
|Social Work with Bob Basso||N/A||1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.|
|Social and Environmental Justice with Edward Shizha||
2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
|Social and Environmental Justice with Rebecca Godderis||
10:30 a.m. to noon
|Social and Environmental Justice with Stephen Haller||N/A||1 p.m. to 2 p.m.|
|User Experience Design with Heidi Northwood||1 p.m. to 2 p.m.||Noon to 1 p.m.|
|Work and Employment with Robert Kristofferson||10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.||10 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
|Youth and Children's Studies with Tarah Brookfield||1 p.m. to 3 p.m.||10 a.m. to noon|
Note: This chart is subject to change due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts. For the most up-to-date list and locations, when you arrive on campus, visit our tour station, which will be located in the lobby of the Research and Academic Centre building.
Save the Date
Want more Laurier? Our Waterloo March Break Open House is Saturday, March 11, 2017, and our Brantford March Break Open House is Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Join us then to meet more students, faculty and staff, see more residences, and sit in on more presentations. Stay tuned to wlu.ca for details.
Want more Laurier? Our Waterloo March Break Open House is Saturday, March 11, 2017, and our Brantford March Break Open House is Wednesday, March 15, 2017.
Join us then to meet more students, faculty and staff, see more residences, and sit in on more presentations.
Stay tuned to wlu.ca for details.
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