Department clubs

Looking for more opportunities to get involved within the Faculty of Science? Well look no more! Find out how you can become a part of the amazing organizations below.

 
 
 
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Actuarial & Statistical Undergraduate Association (ASUA)

ASUA is the official organization for actuarial science and statistics students. We host a ton of fun events including a professor meet and greet, dinners, bowling, and our annual Christmas party. Each year we go as a club to the ASNA convention, held in Ottawa this year. ASUA also runs a mentorship program to pair first and second year students with upper years for advice and support!

President: Emily Osborne (eosborn6@uwo.ca)
Available Position(s): First Year Rep (2 to 3), Second Year Rep, Academic Commissioner, Mental Health Commissioner, Events Director (3), International Rep, Media Director

 
 
 
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Association of Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences Students (AIMSS)

The Association of Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences Students (AIMSS) is a collaborative initiative between IMS students and Schulich Faculty. With IMS being the largest medical science module at Western, AIMSS strives to provide guidance, resources, and programming for students in the module. Join our team and/or attend our events for the opportunity to connect and work with Western Schulich Faculty to help create the best student experience!

President: Anthony (Tony) Li (ali426@uwo.ca)

Available Position(s): General Member, Committee Executive, Year Representatives

 
 
 
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BACHELOR OF MEDICAL SCIENCES ASSOCIATION (BMSA)

BMSA is the student association at the helm of the BMSc program. With an affiliation to Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry and the BMSc guidance counsellors, Joan and Kathy, we use our arsenal of resources to facilitate the process of students seeking opportunities in the London community and beyond. From Research and volunteer positions to providing academic resources which help a student organize their academic path, BMSA is here to help!

President: Vikita Patel (vpate27@uwo.ca)
Email: bmsawestern@gmail.com
Available Position(s): General Member, Committee Executive (Academic, Events, Charity, Finance, Communications, Promotions)

 
 
 
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Biology Undergraduate Society (BUGS)

BUGS is one of the largest student-run, department backed organizations at Western University. Our main goal is to bridge the gap between students and the biology faculty. From information sessions and MCAT prep discounts, to professor meet-and-greet events and leadership opportunities, BUGS will help you get the best experience as an undergraduate science student at Western!

Presidents: Ashley Young (ayoun68@uwo.ca) Dana Nguyen (dnguy45@uwo.ca)
Email: westernbugs@gmail.com

 
 
 
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Biophysics Network of Students (BONeS)

Biophysics Network of Students (BONeS) is the undergraduate council for the Medical Biophysics Department. Comprising of students from Years 1 through 4, we work closely with the department's faculty to plan social events for students, maintain an active relationship between students and faculty, and work to improve the overall student experience of Medical Biophysics undergraduate students.

Presidents: Sam Papernick (sampapernick@gmail.com) and Sarah Scott (sscot26@uwo.ca)
Available Position(s): General Members, First and Second Year Representatives, Outreach Coordinator, Social Executive

 
 
 
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Chemistry Club

Chemistry Club is a group of individuals passionate about Chemistry! Students enrolled in the Department of Chemistry are automatically club members but we don’t only consist of chemistry students. We are also students from Medical Sciences, Health Sciences, and even Ivey. Our goal is to bring together enthusiastic people through fun chemistry related events for our members and for the Chemistry department at large.

President: Taylor Cosby (tcosby@uwo.ca)
Email: uwochemistryclub@gmail.com
Available Position(s): Second Year Representatives

 
 
 
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Computer Science Undergraduate Society

The Computer Science Undergraduate Society (CSUS) is an organization that represents all computer science students at Western University. As the oldest and most established computer science organization on campus, CSUS is run by students and for students. We work closely with the Department of Computer Science to promote computer science as an academic discipline, to connect students to related university services, and to provide methods of networking between students, faculty, and employers.

President: Priya Kumaresa (pkumares@uwo.ca)

Available Position(s): Social committee (2-3), Graphics Designer, Finance Associate, 1st year rep, 2 upper year reps

 
 
 
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Environmental Science Association (ESA)

The Environmental Science Association is a club for students who are enrolled in the program or have an interest in the environment. We will be hosting various events and socials throughout the year, which will provide students with the opportunity to meet other students who share the same interests. We will also be informing members on programs and courses relating to environmental science that are available at Western.

President: Fiona Richards (frichar7@uwo.ca)
Available Position(s): General Member, First Year Representative

 
 
 
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Math Club at Western (MaCAW)

Math Club at Western (MaCAW) is the undergraduate math club at Western. We hold a number of academic events (such as pizza seminars, math contests, and problem-solving sessions) and social events (such as board games nights and movie nights) over the course of the year. Get involved with MaCAW to meet fellow math students and math enthusiasts! Open to all students.

President: Amar Venga (avenga@uwo.ca)

Available Position(s): The executive team is elected every September, so all positions will become available then.

 
 
 
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Microbiology and Immunology Student Association (MISA)

The Microbiology and Immunology Student Association (MISA) focuses on enhancing the expirence of students intrested in this exciting field. MISA runs many events including professor meet and greets, fundraisers, socials and more. Newcomers are welcome, we would be happy to introduce you to the amazing department of Microbology and Immunology!

Presidents: Devon Knight (dknigh6@uwo.ca) and Michael Lee (mlee753@uwo.ca)
Available Position(s): VP Internal, VP External, Exectuve Internal, Executive External, General Member

 
 
 

OUtcrop Club

The Outcrop club is the Earth Science departmental club that focuses on enhancing the student experience. We hold events such as a Halloween party, Jingle Bell Rock (Christmas party), semi-annual rock sales, bake sales, and Geoball (Earth Science formal). All these events are geared towards bringing the Earth Science community together.

President:  Remy Klick(rklick@uwo.ca)
Email: uwooutcrop@gmail.com
Available Position(s): General Member, Second Year Representative

 
 
 
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Physics and Astronomy Student's Association (PASA)

The Physics & Astronomy Students' Association (PASA) is the official students' association for undergraduates in the Physics & Astronomy faculty. We host a variety of fun social events, including the Wave Function. PASA also hosts the Physics Help Centre available to all students.

President: Tim Hallatt (thallatt@uwo.ca)
Available Position(s): General Member

 
 
 
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Western Undergraduate Genetics Association (UGA)

UGA is proud to be Western University's first genetics-oriented club. Our goal is to spark an undergraduate interest in the field of genetics and provide career-boosting initiatives for all science students across campus. We aim to do this by keeping our finger on the pulse of current science research and news, by creating a network of students to assist one another in undergraduate genetics courses, and by connecting all members pursuing a BSc. with real-world applications and career-advancing opportunities.

President: Rachel Boyd (rboyd9@uwo.ca)

Available Position(s): General Member, VP Academic (2nd year), VP Academic (3rd year), VP Academic (4th year)

 
 
 
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Undergraduate Society of Applied Mathematics (USAM)

USAM is the official society for applied math students. We hold events such as seminars and socials, and organize an applied math conference in second semester. Meet your fellow peers in math and network with professors at USAM.

President: Steven Silber (ssilber@uwo.ca)
Available Position(s): Communications Officer, Events Manager, and other

 
 
 
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Western Biochemistry Club

Western Biochemistry Club is an organization for all students interested in Biochemistry. We provide many formal and informal opportunities to learn more about this exciting field and connect with other students in Biochemistry modules, as well as Biochemistry faculty and researchers. We also provide extensive resources to all students taking Biochemistry courses, including review sessions, practice questions, ITR information, and a brand new Biochemistry Mentorship Program for students in Biochemistry 2280.

Presidents: Megan DeWeerd (mdeweerd@uwo.ca) and Montana Hackett (mhacket2@uwo.ca)
Email: westernbiochemistryclub@gmail.com
Available Position(s): First Year Representative, Second Year Representative

 
 
 
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Western Undergraduate
Neuroscience Society (WUNS)

WUNS is a club for students interested in neuroscience and/or the neuroscience program. We host social events, tours of research facilities, program information sessions and an annual semi-formal dinner featuring research presentations by guest professors.

Presidents: Mark Grinberg (mgrinber@uwo.ca) and Jessica Chuchin (jchuchin@uwo.ca)
Available Position(s): VP Academics, VP Outreach, VP Promotions, First Year Representatives, Second Year Representatives, Gala Committee members, Newsletter Organizer

 
 
 
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PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE SOCIETY (PUGS)

PUGS is the undergraduate society for all students with an interest in physiology and/or pharmacology. Our main goal is to unite like-minded individuals through events like conferences, ITR sessions, faculty meet and greets, PhysPharm Survival Guide, group studying and various types of socials. Join our team to find out more, everyone is welcome!

President: Salonee Patel (spate382@uwo.ca)
Available Position(s): General members, First Year Representatives

 
 
 

WESTERN SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY RESEARCH PROGRAM (WSBR)

The Western Synthetic Biology Research Program (WSBR) is a student-led research initiative that seeks to provide fellow undergraduates a one-of-a-kind learning experience to driven and enthusiastic students in a research laboratory setting. By fostering a collaborative and friendly environment, students are liberated from the fear of failure and are equipped to explore science creatively. Our aim is to have an open laboratory space where students are provided with the resources necessary to venture out and explore the wonderful world of synthetic biology and biotechnology. Our diverse areas of actuation range from peer-led workshops, to journal club discussions, mentorship of fellow junior scientists, community outreach initiatives, to wet lab experimentation, data analysis, and troubleshooting. Students are able to acquire a wide array of soft skills, which are not only an asset to aspiring academics, but also highly marketable characteristics to those seeking to secure a position in the industry upon completion of their degree. Furthermore, through partnerships between faculty and students, Western University continues to innovate with the introduction of the new Synthetic Biology Honours Specialization program at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

President: Luana Langlois (llanglo6@uwo.ca)
Available Position(s): General members