Global Affairs Association, UW

Categories:
  • Political and Social Awareness

The University of Waterloo Global Affairs Association (GAA) will be a forum for students who are interested in global affairs, based in the University of Waterloo. It will be open to all faculties, and will facilitate academic and experiential learning on various topics. The GAA will organize educational events for students, provide a space for discussion and debate, and participate in external conferences representing the University of Waterloo.

Global Brigades, UW - Business

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Environmental and Sustainability
  • Health Promotion
  • Political and Social Awareness

Global Business Brigades UW, part of the Global Brigades family, is an international movement of university students and professionals building economic opportunities in the developing world.

We work alongside promising entrepreneurs and experienced year-round staff to create financial opportunities in remote, rural, and under resourced areas of Panama, Honduras and Ghana.

GBBUW is the first organization at the University of Waterloo to offer students the opportunity to volunteer abroad to consult businesses and entrepreneurs, develop community-led cooperative banks, and promote financial literacy.

Global Brigades, UW - Medical

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Environmental and Sustainability
  • Health Promotion

Global Brigades is the world’s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization. Since 2004, Global Brigades has mobilized thousands of university students and professionals through nine skill-based service programs to improve quality of life in under-resourced communities through partner organizations in Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.

Medical Brigades
University of Waterloo Global Medical/Dental Global Brigades (UW GM/DB) is a non-profit club led by dedicated students interested in the fields of medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, and healthcare. This club is comprised of various Executive Members and General Members who volunteer locally and/or abroad to Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, or Ghana to create sustainable, positive impacts on under-resourced communities, while undergoing a life-changing experience. Locally, we organize information sessions, fundraising events, collect hygiene supplies, and recruit brigaders. Then we travel abroad to help run mobile pharmacy/medical/dental clinics in under-resourced communities. Our mission is to empower under-resourced communities as well as the brigaders to resolve global health and economic disparities.

Global China Connection

Categories:
  • Academic
  • Business and Entrepreneurial
  • Cultural
  • Political and Social Awareness

Founded in 2008, Global China Connection (GCC) is the world’s largest student organization dedicated to connect future leaders from all nations and assist them in developing the skills and building positive relationships necessary to succeed internationally. The GCC Waterloo Chapter, established in 2012, is another successful chapter under GCC Canada. With a mission to foster deep and trusting relationships among Chinese and non-Chinese university students, we hope to expand the GCC network to the University of Waterloo through organizing and hosting discussion round-tables, networking events, business case competitions throughout the year. We welcome members from all cultural backgrounds as we aim for diversity within the club.       

Global Goals, UW

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Political and Social Awareness

Greek Council

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Cultural
  • Political and Social Awareness

Greek Council  is a club to promote Greek life at the University of Waterloo. It is a community in which we strive to improve our school and community through hosting philanthropic events and supporting school events. There are also strong bonds and lifelong friendships formed within individual chapters and the Greek community in general. Come out to a Greek Council meeting and see what it's all about!

Habitat for Humanity University of Waterloo Campus Chapter

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Environmental and Sustainability
  • Political and Social Awareness

The University of Waterloo Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter is a group of students who are passionate about helping families build better lives for themselves and are ready to take the next step to lead the charge in making our community a better place. Our members fulfill Habitat's four main functions by volunteering in our community, educating the university around issues related to housing, fundraising in the area to support more housing opportunities, and speaking with community officials to prioritize shelter. Our vision is to design, fundraise and build a University of Waterloo Habitat Home for a family in our community. Come out and find out how you can help, everyone is welcome!

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Hackerloo

Categories:
  • Academic
  • Games, Recreational and Social

Are you interested in programming and wondering what is the hackathon?
Are you good at coding and designing, and planning to win prizes in the next hackathon?
Are you looking for a teammate or hoping to learn more from an experienced hacker?
Are you hoping to create your own projects within a team?
Or you have a lot of excellent ideas in making this society a better place but you just don't know how to realize it?

You're the type of person who has a passion for hackathons!!!
If this sounds like you:
Join us!

Heart 4 Heart

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Health Promotion

Heart 4 Heart hosts fundraising events in the hopes of raising money and awareness for the Heart 4 Heart Charity. This charity is a student-run nonprofit organization driven by a mission to provide life-saving surgeries for children in various developing countries born with congenital heart defects. Please send us an email if you are interested in being a part of Heart 4 Heart!

Hearthstone Club

Categories:
  • Games, Recreational and Social

We gather University of Waterloo Hearthstone players to play, compete and have fun with Hearthstone. We plan to hold meetings, contests, Cosplay shows, Jeopardy and other social events.

Henna Club

Categories:
  • Creative Arts, Dance and Music
  • Games, Recreational and Social

Henna Club is a open to all club that hold weekly workshops to teach, improve and educate people about henna! Along with workshops we host events on campus and off campus. Check out our Facebook page for more info on when our workshops are!

Her Campus Waterloo

Categories:
  • Business and Entrepreneurial
  • Games, Recreational and Social
  • Media, Publications and Web Development
  • Political and Social Awareness

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