Hillel Waterloo

Categories:
  • Cultural
  • Religious and Spiritual

Hillel Waterloo is the centre for Jewish campus life in Waterloo. Serving the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Conestoga College, we strive to bring Jewish students together through social, religious, and educational programs. Hillel is a student-run organization led by a committed student executive, and supported by a full-time staff director. Hillel serves as a resource for Jewish students in Waterloo, offering connections to local synagogues, liaisons to university administration, and information on Jewish traditions and rituals. Hillel events are open to everyone, regardless of religious affiliation. We aim to provide an inclusive, warm, and welcoming environment at our events, and we encourage anyone interested in Judaism or Jewish culture to come out and join us!

Hip Hop Club, UW

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

The purpose of The University of Waterloo Hip Hop Club is to provide a fun, social environment where students can learn hip hop dance. Members of the club have the opportunity to grow as dancers by being exposed to different styles of hip hop dance, while meeting others who are passionate about dance. Practices help members to develop balance, coordination, strength and confidence.

UWHH is open to anyone and everyone willing to learn. Students of any experience level are welcome! Members range from inexperienced dancers to dancers at the advanced level.

No audition is required to be a part of the club. Any member may perform with UWHH at events and competitions throughout the term as long as they can commit to attending the practices.

Twitter Twitter

Hong Kong Students’ Association

Categories:
  • Cultural

UWHKSA is a club for those who are interested in Hong Kong culture. Our goal is to strengthen the Hong Kong community within the University of Waterloo and to promote Hong Kong culture and Cantonese.

HOSA UWaterloo

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

• HOSA is an opportunity for undergraduate students to explore different health professions along with gaining personal experience and knowledge to be used in future health settings or even in day-to-day activities such as networking, and leadership.
• HOSA U is an organization of which branches out to several different universities (Western U, McMaster U, UofT, U of Guelph etc.) and the different branches meet annually at the SLC- Student Leadership Conference (March) to compete in a wide range of health science related topics such as EMT, Dental Science, pathophysiology, medical math, pharmacology, HOSA Bowl, Vet science, sports med, biomed lab science, medical terminology, and medical law & ethics. Members can choose which sub topic they’d like to be in and train for that specific event. The university that wins would then compete internationally against other schools in the USA and be eligible for various prizes such as scholarships, or internships.
 

Humans vs. Zombies Society

Categories:
  • Games, Recreational and Social

Humans vs. Zombies is a game of tag between two teams where Humans have to defend themselves with Nerf blasters and socks and survive as long as they can against a growing Zombie horde out to tag them. Humans vs. Zombies Society runs a weeklong game per term as well as weekend minigames and an annual open invitational game.

Website Facebook
Twitter Twitter

Hype Club, UW

Categories:
  • Business and Entrepreneurial
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Creative Arts, Dance and Music
  • Cultural
  • Games, Recreational and Social

We are a collective of students passionate about streetwear culture, drawing from hip-hop, skate and urban influences to express our love for street fashion and art. Our members are encouraged to come out and express what aspect of streetwear culture is special to them. From meet-up photoshoots to DIY workshops to charity drives, we make sure to show that the streetwear culture here at UW is fresh and unique to each person, while also giving back to the community. We also encourage members to buy, sell and trade within the club, whether students want to trade sneakers for the latest kicks to add to their collection, or wanting to sell a rare tee shirt they found at the thrift store, we provide a safe space for students to come out and make these connections.

Improv Club, UW

Categories:
  • Creative Arts, Dance and Music

UW Improv meets every week for games, exercises, sports and warfare from the world of *improvisational drama*, made famous by Whose Line is it Anyway. Our objectives are fun, enjoyment and belly laughs-- no experience necessary, drop-ins welcome!

Also available is a Performance Team, which is compiled at the beginning of every semester-- auditions take place during the first few weeks of a new semester.

Twitter Twitter

Indian Connection, UW

Categories:
  • Cultural

We're a group of students interested in bringing the culture of India to our campus through fun events and socials. We reach out to incoming students through many different networking opportunities, workshops and mentorship packages. We're always looking for new and better ways to celebrate the festivals, holidays, games and spirit of India and we would love to hear from you! Join our team or message us at any of the outlets listed below.

Indian Cultural Association, UW

Categories:
  • Creative Arts, Dance and Music
  • Cultural

UW Indian Cultural Association is a club that aims to promote Indian culture to the staff and students at the University of Waterloo by organizing various cultural events and dance performances. This club aims to provide a comfortable space where students and staff of Indian origin and/or students interested in Indian culture can come together and enjoy each others company.

Indonesian Students Association

Categories:
  • Cultural

The main purpose of the club is to gather all students in University of Waterloo and community at large that are interested with Indonesian culture and language. We promote Indonesian culture and language through social gatherings, cultural sessions and fund raising activities. Lastly, we want to be a medium for members to meet fellow Indonesians or others who are interested in Indonesia.

International Justice Mission

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

International Justice Mission is a faith-based human rights organization which strives to secure justice for victims of slavery, sexual exploitation, and other forms of violent oppression. IJM currently has lawyers, investigators, and aftercare professionals in 13 countries that work with local officials to ensure the rescue and aftercare of victims, the prosecution of perpetrators, the protection of communities, and the efficiency of public justice systems. The IJM UW Chapter raises awareness on these issues and provides support through prayer, informative events, and fundraising in support of IJM’s work overseas.

Website www.ijm.ca

Iranian Students Association of Waterloo

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Cultural

The mission of Iranian Student Association of Waterloo (ISAW) is to unite the Iranian students of UW and other universities through cultural events and gatherings. ISAW provides a non-political environment where members support one other and share ideas to improve the society to its full potential. ISAW respects people from all nationalities and welcomes them to visit any of ISAW’s events to become familiar with a culture that has held them together for thousands of years.

Pages