Get involved

The best way to start feeling at home in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department is to get involved! There are great ways to get to know your fellow classmates, faculty members and graduate students.

Clubs and organizations

  • WATROX (the Earth and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Society)
    • Attend or organize student run events, social activities, and field trips.
    • To become a member, visit the WATROX Facebook page.
    • Represent Earth and Environmental Sciences by leading tours, talking to prospective students, and more. 
    • Visit the Science Ambassador page to learn how to apply. 
  • Earth Science Museum, located in the Centre for Environmental and Technology (EIT).
    • Volunteer to give museum tours, help at open houses, and at events both on and off campus.
    • Contact Corina McDonald for more information. 
  • Waterloo Science Endowment Fund (WatSEF).
    • Become a representative to help inform other students about WatSEF and how to vote for what equipment is bought with each years funds.
    • Apply on the WatSEF webpage. 
  • Let's Talk Science
    • Volunteer at elementary and high schools to deliver curriculum based programing for students. 
    • Email Heather Neufeld for more information. 


What on Earth is Happening - Newsletter

The What on Earth is Happening newsletter is sent out 1-3 times a month helping Earth and Environmental students stay up to date with events, opportunities, scholarships, academic advising and more. If you do not receive these emails and would like to please email Luke Balch.