Black Medical Leaders of TomorrowLast Active Term
The University of Waterloo Black Medical Leaders of Tomorrow (UW BMLT) aims to encourage and assist BIPOC students, and those at a socio-economic disadvantage in their pursuit of medical school or healthcare professions. We want to increase the representation of racialized populations in the healthcare field and we strive to support UW students through our events and resources.
Brain Exercise InitiativeLast Active Term
The Brain Exercise Initiative is a student run, volunteer based club that uses math, reading and writing as a form of cognitive development for the elderly. It is found that simple math exercises and reading aloud for just 30 minutes a day 5 days a week can have a positive impact on memory for those with Alzheimer's. This is currently being done extensively in Japan. It was discovered by a Japanese neuroscientist, Ryuta Kawashima, and consists of math exercises and reading aloud of short...
Contact Lens Interest Club (CLIC)Last Active Term
We are a student-run organization with the goal to encourage and promote
collaboration in the field of contact lenses between undergraduate optometry students and graduates in vision science at the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science. The aim of the club is to expose students to the most up-to-date and common practices in contact lenses. This will be done through providing information on current research papers and clinical practices with journal club workshops to...
Geriatric Pharmacy ClubLast Active Term
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.
Kidney Awareness AssociationLast Active Term
The Kidney Awareness Association supports the Kidney Foundation of Canada to raise awareness for those with chronic kidney disease. We work to bring together students who are passionate about healthcare and help them find ways to participate in research or community events to help others.
Low Vision Interest GroupLast Active Term
Low Vision Interest Group is an Optometry student group that provides educational and experiential learning opportunities aimed at increasing awareness of low vision practices and rehabilitation.
Photography Club, UWLast Active Term
University of Waterloo Photography Club (UWPC), is a community of photographers who learn from and inspire each other.
Our activities include workshops about fundamental and advanced photography techniques. We also arrange events including photo walks, exciting trips to neighboring cities and towns, and many more activities throughout each term.
If you are interested in photography and wondering how to start, you are more than welcome to join our community, we have experienced...
SMILE (Students for Mental health and Inner Life Enrichment)Last Active Term
The purpose of the SMILE Club is to foster mental health awareness, well-being, and community among UWaterloo students. We aim to provide easy and enjoyable access to mental health and psychoeducational resources.
SOCH Mental Health UWLast Active Term
SOCH Mental Health UW is a chapter of the SOCH Mental Health organization. In Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu, the word SOCH means "to think" or "a thought". The founders of the SOCH Mental Health Organization brought this word to represent their mission as they believe to combat the stigma around mental health, we must change the way our community "thinks" about mental health. The mission of UW SOCH is to empower the community members of our university environment to recognize and accept mental...
Students Supporting Opioid Stewardship (S.S.O.S.)Last Active Term
Students Supporting Opioid Stewardship is a club that is dedicated to spreading awareness among the community and student population on the opioid crisis. Our mission is to de-stigmatize the public perception of those who may suffer from an opioid addiction, education the community on how to identify signs of an overdose, and improve public knowledge of attaining the overdose antidote, naloxone.