International Students

Canadian workplace culture subject of workshop

people of many professions behind map of CanadaThe International Student Centre is hosting a workshop November 16 on the culture of Canadian workplaces.

The International Student Centre is hosting a workshop November 16 on the culture of Canadian workplaces.

German internship gives computer science student worldly experience

University of Windsor computer science student Jai Priyadarshi recently completed a year-long internship with German manufacturing company Schaeffler Technologies.University of Windsor computer science student Jai Priyadarshi recently completed a year-long internship with German manufacturing company Schaeffler Technologies.

A UWindsor computer science student has a lot to say following a year-long internship with a German manufacturing company. 

Jai Priyadarshi recently completed his placement at Schaeffler Group in Herzogenaurach, Germany where he worked as a software developer.

“For the first month, I had a couple of training sessions with my supervisor Dr. Andrei Degtiarev for better understanding the software I had to develop,” the 22-year-old international student said.

Tours @ Leddy Library

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Leddy Library is offering guided 20-minute tours of its facilities, resources, and services on September 19th, 20th, and 21st.

Library staff and librarians will conduct tours of the building, guiding both new and returning students through some key features and resources that the library has to offer.

The 20 minute tours are free and there's no need to register in advance.

Tours start in the lobby of Leddy Library at the following times:

UWindsor prof digs into rare earth metals

UWindsor professor Iain Samson examines core from the Baerzhe deposit in Inner Mongolia on July 2, 2017.UWindsor professor Iain Samson examines core from the Baerzhe deposit in Inner Mongolia on July 2, 2017.

A University of Windsor professor travelled across the globe this summer to dig into the origins of rare metals in the Earth’s crust.

Iain Samson, a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, ventured to China for three weeks to teach and conduct fieldwork.

Dr. Samson began the trip by teaching a short course to researchers and graduate students on metals and fluids in hydrothermal systems at the China University of Geosciences Beijing (CUGB) on June 23.

UWindsor sister-school program 'life-changing' for local principal

Talbot Trail Public School Principal Chris Mills and University of Windsor's Shijing Xu participate in a Skype call with Ren He Jei Primary School in Chongqing, China.Talbot Trail Public School Principal Chris Mills and University of Windsor's Shijing Xu participate in a Skype call with Ren He Jei Primary School in Chongqing, China.

On a rainy Tuesday evening, educators at Talbot Trail Public School sat in a semi-circle and fixed their gaze on a screen in the library.

Seven geometric shapes of various colours lay scattered in front of each person while on the other side of the world, educators in Chongqing, China began a lesson on Grade 2 arithmetic.

“This has been a life-changing experience for us,” said Talbot Trail principal Chris Mills.

“We are able to learn what works over there and they are learning what works over here.”

UWindsor researchers highlight automotive advances

University of Windsor engineering professor Kemal Tepe is pictured in the Wireless Communication and Information Processing Lab.University of Windsor engineering professor Kemal Tepe is pictured in the Wireless Communication and Information Processing Lab.

Positioned in the middle of Narayan Kar’s lab sits an electric motor from the Ford Motor Company: a machine that had been scrutinized by researchers and engineers for countless hours.

Yet, the University of Windsor engineering professor has set out to take that motor and make it even better.

“Our work will never end and this will always be an open-ended problem,” said Dr. Kar. “There will always be an opportunity to make them lighter, compact and more efficient.”