Global Brigades - Medical Brigades

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Environmental and Sustainability
  • Health Promotion

Global Brigades - Public Health Brigades

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development

Global Brigades - Water/Engineering Brigades

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development

Global Brigades, UW - Business

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Environmental and Sustainability
  • Health Promotion
  • Political and Social Awareness

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 consult businesses and entrepreneurs, develop community-led cooperative banks, and promote financial literacy.

Global Brigades, UW - Medical

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Environmental and Sustainability
  • Health Promotion

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.

Medical Brigades
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.

Global Engineering Club University of Waterloo Chapter

Categories:
  • Academic
  • Environmental and Sustainability
  • Political and Social Awareness

GE UW is group of students that aims to expand the mission of Global Engineering Week to the UWaterloo community. GE is a national initiative that aims to immerse engineering students in global issues and engage them in multidisciplinary thinking. GE achieves this in three main ways. First, we partner with professors in primarily Engineering courses to incorporate global engineering concepts into the engineering curriculum. Secondly, we host a speaker series that invites world-renowned speakers who have worked in global development and engineering across international contexts to present their experiences to the student body during Global Engineering Week in March. Thirdly, we organize events throughout the same week aimed to test and apply students’ learning in global engineering to competitions and real-world scenarios.

Website UW GEWeek

Global Spark - Waterloo

Categories:
  • Academic
  • Environmental and Sustainability
  • Political and Social Awareness

Global Spark Waterloo is part of a national initiative that aims to educate and mobilize university students in STEM, business, and social sciences in social entrepreneurship and global development. Global Spark wants to engage students with multidisciplinary thinking that will help solve global issues in three main ways. First, through partnerships with professors in primarily Engineering courses to incorporate global engineering concepts into the engineering curriculum. Secondly, by hosting a speaker series that invites world-renowned speakers who have worked in global development and engineering across international contexts to present their experiences to the student body during Global Engineering Week in March. Thirdly, by organizing local events with other UW clubs throughout the year, aimed to test and apply students’ learning in global engineering to competitions and real-world scenarios.
 

Greek Council

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Cultural
  • Political and Social Awareness

Greek Council  is a club to promote Greek life at the University of Waterloo. It is a community in which we strive to improve our school and community through hosting philanthropic events and supporting school events. There are also strong bonds and lifelong friendships formed within individual chapters and the Greek community in general. Come out to a Greek Council meeting and see what it's all about!

Habitat for Humanity University of Waterloo Campus Chapter

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Environmental and Sustainability
  • Political and Social Awareness

The University of Waterloo Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter is a group of students who are passionate about helping families build better lives for themselves and are ready to take the next step to lead the charge in making our community a better place. Our members fulfill Habitat's four main functions by volunteering in our community, educating the university around issues related to housing, fundraising in the area to support more housing opportunities, and speaking with community officials to prioritize shelter. Our vision is to design, fundraise and build a University of Waterloo Habitat Home for a family in our community. Come out and find out how you can help, everyone is welcome!

Other Social Media Resource www.facebook.com/groups/uofwhabitat
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HanVoice Waterloo

Categories:
  • Charitable, Community Service & International Development
  • Political and Social Awareness

HanVoice Canada is the largest, Canadian non-profit organization focused on advancing the North Korean human rights cause by working with leading politicians and policy experts to promote the human rights agenda into legislation and political action.
At HanVoice Waterloo, we seek to give voice to the voiceless with on-the-ground advocacy efforts on behalf of the North Korean people, who remain voiceless and oppressed in the face of insurmountable odds. Whether inside, outside, or in transit from North Korea, we support the North Korean people in whatever way we can.

Henna Club

Categories:
  • Creative Arts, Dance and Music
  • Games, Recreational and Social

Henna Club is a open to all club that hold weekly workshops to teach, improve and educate people about henna! Along with workshops we host events on campus and off campus. Check out our Facebook page for more info on when our workshops are!

Her Campus Waterloo

Categories:
  • Business and Entrepreneurial
  • Games, Recreational and Social
  • Media, Publications and Web Development
  • Political and Social Awareness

Her Campus Waterloo is a chapter of Her Campus which "is the #1 media site for college women, written entirely by the world’s top college journalists.". We are an online magazine targeted towards female collegiates written by college journalists focused on a variety of topics ranging from entertainment, culture, food, sex and relationships, fashion, etc.!

About Her Campus: https://www.hercampus.com/about-us

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