Black Medical Leaders of TomorrowLast Active Term
Encourage and assist black undergraduate and graduate students who wish to pursue medicine in order to increase the number of black students who apply to medical school and thereby increasing the overall number of black physicians
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...
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.
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.
University of Waterloo BhangraLast Active Term
UWaterloo Bhangra is a club that aims to spread the love of the Bhangra dance form throughout the university in various different ways such as flash-mobs, regular recreational dance sessions, workshops and etc.
UWaterloo Bhangra shall also aim to give students at Waterloo a chance to dance Bhangra at a competitive level, while representing the university amongst various other varsity-level Bhangra teams.
University of Waterloo Canadian Association on Gerontology Student Connection (UWCAG)Last Active Term
The University of Waterloo Canadian Association on Gerontology Student Connection (UW CAG) is a club whose purpose is to promote interest in aging research. Our goal is to provide opportunities for undergraduate students to explore current aging research, learn more about careers in the field of gerontology, and engage in professional development.
UWaterloo Healthcare SymposiumLast Active Term
At UW Healthcare Symposium (UWHS) we hope to foster a community of healthcare professionals, students, and industry experts to share knowledge, ideas, and best practices related to current healthcare trends and developments. UW Healthcare Symposium provides a platform for attendees to network, engage in discussions, and learn from each other through presentations, workshops, pitch competitions and panel discussions. We aim is to promote continuous learning and professional development, while...
UW Canadian Association for Global Health (UW CAGH)Last Active Term
We are the University of Waterloo Student Chapter of the Canadian Association for Global Health (UW CAGH). We represent a student-led initiative designed to foster research and networking in global health among University of Waterloo students across all disciplines. Our goal is to engage with students interested in global health research or who may be considering a career in the field of global health, to open opportunities for professional development.
We invite students from all...
UW Cancer FoundationLast Active Term
UW Cancer Foundation is a student-run club that focuses on raising awareness within the student community on the topic of cancer and the various types of cancers that impact our society today. One of their goals is to create a variety of fundraising events that will aid in the fight against cancer. In addition, the club hopes to work alongside organizations such as the Canadian Cancer Society and the National Cancer Institute to support cancer researchers.
UW Gives BloodLast Active Term
The need for blood donations are high, and currently there is little to no presence of Canadian Blood Services on the UW campus. Until now! Our club's purpose is to raise awareness of the growing demand for blood donations, to encourage students to donate blood, and to empower students to become more involved with Canadian Blood Services.