Amnesty InternationalLast Active Term
Amnesty International is a non-profit organization that operates worldwide with over 8 million members around the world. This club will advocate for the protection of individuals and is focused on the promotion of human rights. UW’s amnesty international chapter strives to provide awareness to students, faculty, and alumni about the human rights violations that occur globally. By being a member, you would actively be working to take a stand against the abuse to one's freedom.
Best Buddies, UWLast Active Term
Best Buddies was founded in the United States in 1993 and has expanded worldwide. As a participating school, the University of Waterloo Best Buddies Chapter's goal is to make our community more inclusive and accepting of people with intellectual disabilities.
The club consists of Peer Buddies and Executive members. Peer Buddies are students paired in a one-to-one friendship with an adult who has an intellectual disability (called a Buddy). Peer Buddy and Buddy matches are made for at least...
Beyond Ideas ClubLast Active Term
This club aims to discuss issues and propose well-thought-out solutions in Modern Politics and conduct research into current and historic consequences of policies. Unlike most political clubs we like to form a community of intellectuals that engage in conflict with personal worldviews by discussion and learning. As intellectuals, we heavily base our arguments and proposed solutions on academic research rather than blatant opinions. We are Waterloo students that enjoy critical thinking and we...
EDGE WaterlooLast Active Term
EDGE is a student-operated, non-profit organization that aims to address the systemic barriers hindering the academic and professional success of BIPOC and marginalized students in Canada. Since its inception three years ago, the organization has developed events and strategic partnerships with academic institutions and leading organizations to promote diversity and inclusion to students. EDGE Waterloo seeks to create a welcoming space for UW students of all backgrounds and further the...
Educational Technology ClubLast Active Term
UW EdTech Club aims to introduce students to Educational Technology through social events, networking events, workshops, and hackathons. The EdTech club provides a space for people interested in education and using technology to aid and improve education. We offer insights into the current market and highlight opportunities for students.
Enactus WaterlooLast Active Term
Enactus Waterloo will be a chapter of Enactus, which is a series of inter-university clubs that represent the non-profit organization. This is an organization that works with leaders in business and higher education to mobilize university students to make a difference in their communities while developing the skills to become socially responsible business leaders. Participating students form teams on their university campuses and apply business concepts to develop outreach projects that...
Engineers Without BordersLast Active Term
Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Canada is a non-profit national organization that was founded by two University of Waterloo students. This mission statement of the organization is to bring people and ideas together to tackle the most crucial causes of poverty and inequality. The organization consists of chapters from across Canada, with members from all academic backgrounds (not just engineering), that use long-term development and systemic innovation to raise awareness and create change.
Global BrigadesLast Active Term
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...
Global Brigades - Business BrigadesLast Active Term
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...
Global Brigades - Medical BrigadesLast Active Term
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.
University of Waterloo Global Medical/Dental Global Brigades (UW GM/DB) is a non-profit club led by dedicated...