Looking for a way to get involved in Applied Health Sciences (AHS) and the rest of campus?
There are plenty of clubs, associations and events for you to get involved with.
Applied Health Sciences Endowment Fund (AHSEF)
The AHSEF Board of Directors is responsible for the termly operations of the endowment fund including raising awareness, promoting submission deadlines, and voting on which proposals receive funding. There are a variety of roles available within AHSEF each term (including spring). Learn more by visiting the AHSEF website.
Applied Health Sciences Undergraduate Members (AHSUM)
AHSUM is the student society that serves AHS undergraduate students. They run events, offer academic services and operate to represent the AHS student body at various committee meetings across campus. There are a variety of roles available within AHSUM. Elections occur each winter term with by-elections to fill vacant positions on a termly basis.
Learn more by visiting the AHSUM website.
weCONNECTu is the AHS Peer Mentorship program run by students for students. Services offered by weCONNECTu mentors (student volunteers) include study sessions, workshops, and one-to-one peer mentoring for new students.
Recruitment occurs between the winter and spring terms. Interested students should monitor the leads website during the winter term for applications.
To learn more about the mentorship program, visit the weCONNECTu website.
Grad Formal Committee
Each year, AHS students plan a grad formal to celebrate the graduating class. The Grad Formal Committee forms around October to November each year and AHS students from all years can be on the committee.
Interested students should contact Leanne Wright during the fall term.
AHS Federation Orientation Committee
The Federation Orientation Committee members are responsible for the planning and execution of Fall Orientation. This is a senior leadership position and Orientation experience is strongly recommended. Hiring takes place in the fall term. Interested students should monitor the Leads website for application information.
AHS Orientation Leaders
Orientation week is a fantastic way to meet other students and help welcome new students to Applied Health Sciences. Applications for Orientation Leaders typically open up in December every year on Leads.
Feds Clubs and Societies
There are hundreds of clubs and societies on campus for you to explore. See Federation of Students Clubs listings.
Volunteer for the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
UW Fitness runs a variety of fitness programs serving many populations within our community. Volunteer recruitment occurs between the winter and spring term for the following school year. To learn more, please email UW Fitness or visit the UW Fitness website.
UW Fitness volunteer opportunities:
AHS Ambassador Team
AHS Ambassadors are responsible for representing their program and faculty at recruitment open houses, events, and initiatives. Individuals in this role interact with prospective undergraduate students to provide them with personal, engaging, informational, and positive connections to their program(s) of interest, AHS, and the University of Waterloo.
Volunteer recruitment occurs between the winter and spring terms.
To learn more, visit the Become an AHS Ambassador page.
AHS Fun Run
The AHS Fun Run is the longest-standing Reunion event that happens on campus! Our student volunteers help make this event possible and fulfil roles including:
- Event registration
- Road Marshalls
- Refreshment stations
- Race-day set-up
- Race-day clean up
Volunteer recruitment occurs in the spring and fall terms. Interested students should contact Bernice Ma for more information.
To learn more about this event, visit the Fun Run website.