Effective Altruism Club
Effective Altruism is a global movement dedicated to making a positive impact on the world in the most effective way possible. This involves not only caring about making a difference, but also thinking critically and finding evidence-based approaches to improving the world. The Waterloo Effective Altruism Club is for altruistically motivated students to learn more about how they can spend their limited time and money to have the largest impact possible. Students can also get to know like-minded individuals to network and share ideas.Learn more
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 improve the quality of life and standard of living for people in need. In addition to the community aspect of the program, Enactus' leadership and career initiatives create opportunities for learning and exchange among the participants as well as the placement of students and alumni with companies in search of emerging talent.Learn more
Fighting Game Club (UWFGC)
The University of Waterloo Fighting Game Club caters to Fighting Game players of all kinds! We are a casual to a semi-competitive club that plays a wide variety of Fighting Games including Street Fighter, Tekken, Guilty Gear, Blazblue, Injustice, and much more!
Join our Facebook group for all the latest information.Learn more
Films, UW (Former Films Creator Club)
The film making center at the University of Waterloo.Learn more
Finance Association (WIREX/Capital Markets), UW
UW Finance Association (UWFA) was formed in May 2011 as the continuation of two established finance clubs, WIREX and UW Capital Markets Group. UWFA aims to introduce new students to finance through the use of tutorials, guest speakers, information sessions and forums. UWFA supports the career development of all students through various workshops, events, and provides networking opportunities between members and industry professionals.Learn more
Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) University of Waterloo Chapter
The Foundation for International Medical Relief of Children (FIMRC) University of Waterloo Chapter is a club dedicated to raising awareness for global health inequity, with a specific focus on maternal and pediatric health. FIMRC UW will focus on fundraising for specific projects to improve access to healthcare, and education (preventative health), organizing local volunteer opportunities in the KW region, and serving as a conduit for interested students to volunteer abroad in one of nine FIMRC volunteer sites, which are Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, India, Nicaragua, Peru, Philippines, and Uganda.Learn more
Frontier College Kitchener-Waterloo
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.Learn more
Game Development Club
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: http://uwgdc.com/Learn more
Geriatric Pharmacy Club
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.Learn more
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.Learn more