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Frontier College Kitchener-Waterloo

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

Frontier College –  Kitchener/Waterloo at the University of Waterloo is considered the “Kitchener/Waterloo Chapter” of Frontier College, a national, non-profit organization that aims to improve literacy across Canada. FC-KW works to promote literacy awareness in the  Kitchener/Waterloo community and helps students get involved in Frontier College literacy programs across the Kitchener/Waterloo area.

Game Development Club

Categories:
  • Academic
  • Creative Arts, Dance and Music
  • Cultural
  • Games, Recreational and Social
  • Media, Publications and Web Development

The University of Waterloo Game Development Club (UWGDC) is a club where students can create, test, and discuss games.  We explore many types of games, from tabletop to digital.

During weekly meetings, we host talks discussing game design topics ranging from Level Design to Accessibility.  Additionally, we give tutorials for game development tools including Unity, Unreal 4 Engine, and Blender.

Want to make a game?  We have a friendly and welcoming space at the Games Institute to work on your project.  Have a game made already, or in progress?  We regularly play-test member-made games during club hours.  Game developers of all skill levels are welcome!

For more information, visit our website at: csclub.uwaterloo.ca/uwgdc

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Gamers Club, UW

Categories:
  • Games, Recreational and Social

The University of Waterloo Gamers Club brings together all members of the UW community to play games of shared interest with and against each other

General Equality Club (GEC/GenEq)

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

The General Equality Club works to provide a forum for the discussion of equality and give students the opportunity for advocacy to create change. Additionally, we connect students with opportunities to make a positive impact as a liaison between them and other clubs and organizations in the community. We work through increasing exposure to different cultures and amplifying the voices and experiences of those who face discrimination or inequality thus increasing the sense of community within Waterloo. We hope to inspire others to approach different people with open hearts. We believe the future lies within a celebration of heterogeneity.

Geriatric Pharmacy Club

Categories:
  • Academic
  • Health Promotion

Geriatric Pharmacy Club at the School of Pharmacy in Kitchener serves to create advocacy and educational opportunities for pharmacy students, with an ultimate goal to empower seniors and their caregivers to take a more active role in maintaining their health and quality of life. In order to also benefit the KW community at large, we plan to collaborate with various community organizations and involve non-pharmacy individuals in some of our initiatives.

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:
  • Academic
  • Business and Entrepreneurial
  • Health Promotion

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

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:
  • Cultural

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.       

Greek Council

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Games, Recreational and Social

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!

Other Social Media Resource www.facebook.com/groups/uofwhabitat

Hackerloo

Categories:
  • Academic

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!

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