CSA Presents: Bill Nye

TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT!

 BILL NYE

Your Central Student Association proudly presents:
Bill Nye the Science Guy

Athletics Event Centre | Moderated by The Great Orbax | Doors @ 6pm


BILL NYE IS COMING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH! This March 5th, catch Bill Nye give a presentation at the Athletic Event Centre at the University of Guelph. Moderated by The Great Orbax, with a special experiment by Orbax and Pepper. Tickets will go on sale at 10:00 am Friday, February 7th on Eventbrite. 

Nye is slated to speak at 7:30 pm, with doors opening at 6:00 pm. The presentation is open to students and community members. 

Bill Nye is an American science educator, engineer, comedian, television presenter, author, and inventor, with a mission to help foster a scientifically literate society and to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Making science entertaining and accessible is something Bill has been passionate about his entire life. Universally known and loved, Bill Nye rose to fame in the 90s with his hit show Bill Nye the Science Guy, which quickly became a staple in schools due to its perfect blend of education and entertainment. The show became critically acclaimed and Nye became a household name, winning 19 Emmys over the course of its 5-year-run. 

Ticket Purchasing:

Tickets will go on sale on Friday, February 7th at 10:00am and can be purchased online through Eventbrite for $15 for University of Guelph students, and $50 for community members.

If you are a University of Guelph student, you will need to present a physical valid Student ID in order to be allowed into the venue. If you are not a University of Guelph student, you will need to purchase a community member ticket. For more information on ticket pricing, see the FAQ below.


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are there reserved seats?
A: All tickets are general admission seating. Seats are on a first-come first-serve basis. To ensure all seats are filled, those entering will be seated at the venue's discretion. Specific seating is not guaranteed.

Q: I am not an student at the University of Guelph. Can I still attend?
A: Yes, you can still attend the event, but you must purchase a community member ticket. Only those with valid student ID's will be able to enter with a student ticket.

Q: I want to go with a friend/family member who isn't an University of Guelph student. Can I buy a student ticket for them?
A: No, you must buy a community member ticket for them. Anyone who is not an University of Guelph student will not be admitted without a valid student ID. You are able to purchase a student ticket and a community ticket at the same time during the checkout process.

Q: How many tickets can I purchase? 
A: You are only permitted to buy two (2) tickets per ticket type. The maximum amount of tickets you can purchase at one time is four tickets, with only two student tickets and two community member tickets total per transaction.

Q: Is it ok if the name on my student ticket does not match my student ID?
A: The name on the ticket does not need to match your student ID. We understand things may come up, or you may be buying a ticket for a friend. As long as you present valid student ID with your student ticket, you will be able to enter. You MUST bring your physical student ID to the venue. Any copies or photos of your student ID, showing proof of enrolment, or showing a class schedule will NOT be accepted.

Q: What will the event look like?
A: The event will begin with a moderated talk. The Great Orbax will be moderating and asking Bill Nye questions that we have prepared. The second part of the event will be a Q&A period, where attendees will be to ask Bill Nye questions at the event. 

Q: Can I ask Bill a question?
A: Yes! The event will have a Question and Answer period at the end of the moderated period. Attendees will be able to ask Bill a questions.

Q: I have a question that isn't on here! Who do I ask?
Email your VP Student Experience Claudia at csavpexperience@uoguelph.ca!


About Bill Nye

Bill Nye, scientist, engineer, comedian, author, and inventor, is a man with a mission: to help foster a scientifically literate society, to help people everywhere understand and appreciate the science that makes our world work. Making science entertaining and accessible is something Bill has been doing most of his life.