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Western Wildlife Conservation Society

About us:
Western Wildlife Conservation Society (WWCS) is a student organization dedicated to educating and increasing involvement of the student body in wildlife conservation. WWCS aims to raise awareness of how to lower ecological footprints and create a healthy and sustainable planet.

More Information:
https://www.facebook.com/WesternWCS
https://www.instagram.com/western.wcs/?hl=en

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Students For Eating Disorder Awareness

About us:
SEDA wants to raise awareness about eating disorders; provide a space for people to come together where there is a shared culture of safety, understanding, and empathy; bring awareness to the resources that exist off campus; and advocate for on-campus services and support. We hope that by creating this safe space, it will open up discussions related to this specific mental health challenge. The events scheduled for this club are meant to be a way for students to express their feelings in a creative way.

More Information:

Facebook: Students for Eating Disorders Awareness (SEDA) Western
Instagram: @SEDA Western

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Students Fight Parkinson’s Club

About us:
Students Fight Parkinson’s club is a great way for you to make a difference in the London community by spreading awareness about Parkinson’s disease and raising funds for the Parkinson Society of Southwestern Ontario! We have tons of volunteer opportunities, executive positions, and great events to participate in! Our events include our annual Brain and Mind Innovation Challenge (i.e. research seminar and case competition), awareness days, fundraisers, and socials! Learn more about us by looking at the PowerPoint, chatting to a member over Zoom or by checking out our socials!

More Information:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SFPWestern
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sfpwestern/

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Organ Advocacy Initiative

About us:
Organ Advocacy Initiative (OAI) aims to raise awareness for organ donation and transplantation through education and story-sharing. We initiate discussion about the subject while teaching others in our community about its importance and impact through our research seminar and speaker panel, awareness events, and journalism initiative!By chronicling these stories and hosting our events, we hope to inspire students to register as organ and tissue donors and honour those who have bravely shared their stories. For more information check out out PowerPoint, visit our virtual booth via Zoom, or keep up-to-date on our website and social medias!

More Information:
https://organadvocacy.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uwoorganadvocacy

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Women in Fitness

About us:
Women in Fitness (WIF) is an organization for Western students who identify as a woman whohave a passion for physical fitness and healthy eating. The goal of WIF is to motivate, educate,and encourage its members in their fitness journey to be the healthiest they can be throughexercise, food and community. Participation can be weekly or monthly with events such as atrying out a group exercise class, participating as a team in a charity run/walkathon, attendingguest speaker sessions (nutritionists, personal trainers, cooking class, etc), all focused oncreating a community of friends to ask questions, share recipes and nutrition knowledge,encourage exercise, and support each other.WIF Members will be able to:★ Try new fitness classes and exercises with WIF members★ Attend knowledgeable presentations that will aid members in reaching their fitness and health goals★ Participate in monthly fitness challenges★ Receive weekly fitness tips and recipes★ Have the opportunity to find a new workout partner★ Receive discounts on fitness and health related products★ Be held accountable to personal fitness and health goals throughout the school year

More Information:

https://www.facebook.com/wwomeninfitness
https://www.instagram.com/wwomeninfitness/

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Advancements in Medicine Society (AIMS)

About us:
Establishing a passionate network of students sharing an interest in the biomedical technologies that are shaping the future of healthcare. AIMS runs several events throughout the year including debates on ethics in biotechnology, A journal club for competitive paper presentations, and our capstone biotech symposium each allowing for connections with experts in their fields. Many positions are available for those wanting to become more involved within our communications, finance, and journal club teams.

More Information:

https://www.facebook.com/westernAIMS
https://www.instagram.com/western_aims/?hl=en

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Learning Disabilities Awareness Club

About us:
At LDAC, we hope to form a community of passionate individuals that will use their voice on behalf of those who struggle to. A safe space will be made for students to discover and discuss their interests in learning disabilities (LDs), neurodevelopmental conditions, and other topics of similar interest. Students who wish to study LDs in their future will have the opportunity to begin this venture and hopefully continue onwards. Passionate and bright undergraduate students will be welcomed to voice their ideas on how to aid the global and local communities of children with LDs.

More Information:

Instagram account @ldacuwo.usc
FB Page Link https://fb.me/LDACuwo.usc

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Active Minds Western

About us:
Active Minds’ mission is to reduce the stigma that surrounds mental illness and to create an open environment for the discussion of mental health issues. Our aim is to raise awareness and spark meaningful conversations about mental health. By fighting the stigma that surrounds mental illness, our hope is that individuals will become better educated and more comfortable with their own mental health. Through a variety of on and off campus events, we build a community of passionate individuals within the club and collectively raise awareness among Western University students. Join our “Brainy Bunch” this year and lets make mental wellness a priority on campus!

More Information:

https://linktr.ee/ActiveMindsWestern

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Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

About us:
Universities Allied For Essential Medicines (UAEM) is an international student-led organization which advocates that health technologies developed downstream of public funding, many of which are developed in university labs, should be accessible and affordable to all. We focus on global health, promoting affordable access to medications in low and middle income countries, and advocating to increase publicly funded research and development into neglected diseases. EXEC POSITIONS AVAILABLE!

Join our team here: https://forms.gle/YdjomC8UAG1qfkoP6

Have more questions? Chat with us on Zoom: https://westernuniversity.zoom.us/j/96117520516
We’ll be there every day from 5:00pm – 9:00pm!

More Information:
http://uaemwestern.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/uaemwestern
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/uaem.westernu/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uaem_western

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Exercise is Medicine On Campus

About us:
We are Exercise is Medicine On Campus: Undergraduate and we’re all about health and wellness. We believe that physical exercise should be a standard in healthcare and plan events that promote exercise in the Western community. We encourage others to live a healthy lifestyle, and hope you’ll join our team this year!

More Information:
https://www.exerciseismedicine.org/canada/
Instagram @eimwesternu
Facebook: Exercise is Medicine on Campus – Western U
Twitter: @EIMC_Western