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Applied Human Sciences Society: Foods and Nutrition & Kinesiology

The Applied Human Sciences Society is a student-led Society that consists of Foods and Nutrition and Kinesiology students. The society works towards planning and hosting 4-5 activities over the duration of the year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, the AHSS society hosted and/or participated in such events as:

-Science Atlantic conference 2020-2021

-Provided home-baked goods and nutrition messages to the UPEI campus food bank -Monthly activity challenges

-Canadian Blood Services – Charlottetown Location ‘Blood Rush’ (November + March)

-AHSS clothing sale

The Society strives to listen and provide a voice for all Applied Human Sciences students by ensuring there is a representative from each year standing, for both disciplines (F-N, KINE). As an AHSS representative, students are the spokesperson in their classes to inform fellow classmates of events and/or activities being held. Representatives are present at all AHSS events and attend monthly AHSS meetings. At this time, the AHSS is opening nominations for the following positions for the 2021-2022 academic year.

 

Faye Murphy-Gallant: gmshea@upei.ca, msevere@upei.ca

African Student Association

The African Student Association is a society for all African students and students who have their roots from African. Our purpose is to build a community for African student and provide available resources on campus and across PEI to members of the African students. if you would like to join please email us @upei.asa@gmail.com.

 

Tolulope Oginni: upei.asa@gmail.com

Bahai Association

The UPEI Bahai Association aims at bringing students together from all backgrounds that want to work together to be involved in their personal and community transformation. It operates on the Bahai principle on the oneness of humanity “Ye are all the leaves of one tree and the drops of one ocean.”. It aims to create inclusive spaces for discussion and the arts to explore the potentialities of young people, our responsibilities towards the younger generation, how we can support one another, and how to build community and, ultimately, advance our global civilization. These are done through regular Youth Gathering for university students, volunteering at Junior Youth Camps, and other social activities.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Bangladeshi Student Association (BSA)

Bangladeshi Student Association (BSA)-UPEI Chapter aims to promote Bangladeshi culture and history at UPEI for both Bangladeshi and international students. We will work for promoting opportunities for Bangladeshi students to consolidate and build up their social and educational networks. Simultaneously, we will organize different programme to raise money for the marginalized and disaster affected people in Bangladesh.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

B.Ed Society

The Education Society is here to provide positivity, engagement, accountability, inclusion and respect throughout the education program.

 

Maria VanKampen: mlvankampen@upei.ca

Best Buddies

Best Buddies Canada is a national charity that helps to foster friendships between people with intellectual disabilities and other students in elementary schools, high schools, and universities. It seeks to promote friendship and inclusion within the UPEI community and beyond. Student buddies are paired with a community member with an intellectual disability. Throughout the academic year they meet up on their own time, and attend group events with our chapter.

 

Abigail Craswell: amcraswell@upei.ca

Biology Society

The Biology Society represents all those interested in the biological sciences as well as those studying the Biological Sciences!

 

Callie Thomson: cvthomson@upei.ca

Montana Loughran: miloughran@upei.ca

Blood Donation Group

The UPEI Blood Donation Team is on campus to promote blood donation among students and to inform everyone of the importance blood, plasma, stem cell, and organ donation. We work closely with Canadian Blood Services to keep all of our pertinent information up to date and to provide students with all the resources they need to make their blood donation activities as comfortable as possible. We are on campus to recruit new student donors and volunteers for Canadian Blood Services. We will also host a handful of blood donation related competitions with many prizes to be won by members and students alike.

 

Riley MacKay (upeibloodteam@upeisu.ca)

Business Society

The UPEI Business Society is dedicated to the betterment of university life, enhancing the student experience in the UPEI Faculty of Business, and allowing students not enrolled in the Faculty of Business to gain business skills. Our purpose is to engage students in campus life and to encourage and facilitate active involvement in the Faculty of Business. We fulfil our purpose by creating opportunities to develop relationships with local business leaders, faculty members, and fellow peers through various events and initiatives throughout the academic year.

 

Connor Chapman: upeibusinesssociety@gmail.com

Canadian Catholic Students Association

To have students interact with others that share in one common interest or belief that they are able to grow and share their faith experiences.

 

Chloe MacAdam: cmmacadam@upei.ca

Cynthia Ishimwe: cishimwe@upei.ca

Chemistry Society

The Chemistry Society is open to all students at UPEI with a focus on providing a venue for educational and social growth to those pursuing a degree in chemistry. Students of any year are welcome and encouraged to attend!

 

Thea Weatherby, Maggie LeClair: chemistrysociety@upeisu.ca

Chinese Student Fellowship

Our group is mainly for studying the Bible and sharing some work and study experiences.

 

This club or society is not currently active.

Circle K

With the motto of “Live to Serve, Love to Serve”, the CKI Club of UPEI helps to develop university students into a global, responsible citizens and leaders with a lifelong commitment to service.

 

Mai Nguyen (ckiclub@upeisu.ca)

UPEI Climate Change and Adaptation Society

The goal of the UPEI Climate Change and Adaptation Society is to provide a safe space for likeminded students to talk about climate change. We will promote discussions on what we can do as individuals and a community to combat climate change. We will organize events and activities to further engage other students in an active dialogue on climate change. Participation in this society is not dependent on enrolment in the Applied Climate Change program, everyone is welcome.

 

Zoe Furlotte: zsfurlotte@upei.ca

UPEI Cheerleading Team

The UPEI Cheerleading Team aims to bring a fun and safe environment for all our athletes. While promoting cheerleading and supporting UPEI athletics.

 

Madyson Kane MacPhail: maddyleakanemacphail@gmail.com

Deeper Life Campus Fellowship

It is an inter-denominational fellowship, embracing campus Christian who share the same doctrinal belief irrespective of their denominations and affiliations.

It aims to acquaint students, and staff with basic Bible principle of success, to help them make a habit of succeeding in their academic work, life career and endeavours, and to lead Christian believers into deeper knowledge and Christian experiences with the Lord Jesus Christ. It further aims to acquaint students and staff with the gracious means of living holy, healthy, happy, balanced and fruitful Christian lives in their environment.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

ENACTUS

Enactus UPEI is part of a growing movement of over 66,000 students in 36 countries seeking to make a difference. From business to science to engineering (and everything in between), we are a group of diverse interests and talents with a common goal: impactful change. At Enactus UPEI, we take entrepreneurial actions to create a better world for us all.

 

Cassidy Hughes: enactus@upei.ca

Engineering Society

The UPEI Engineering Society represents all students enrolled in the Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering program, and aims to promote a sense of community and inclusivity between all engineering students, and improve student experience through social events and enriching educational opportunities

 

Prabhakar Bholahs: engnsociety@upei.ca

Engineers Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders is a non-profit organization that works nationally and in Sub Saharan Africa by investing in forward thinking social entreprises. We bring people and ideas together to tackle the most crucial causes of poverty and inequality.

 

This club or society is not currently active.

English Society

The society is dedicated to the study and appreciation of the English language, including literature, poetry, prose, and rhetoric. We aim to cultivate scholarly passion, ability, and originality and strive to create opportunities for students to socialize, learn, and connect with their colleagues and faculty who share their interest in the language.

 

Jon Debly: jdebly@upei.ca

UPEI Environmental Collective

The UPEI Environmental Collective includes people from different UPEI faculties and backgrounds, as well as non-students, with common interests in the well-being of the environment of planet earth and its inhabitants, including human and non-human entities, with a focus on justice and sustainability.

 

Indra Johnson: ijohnson@upei.ca

Equestrian Club

The UPEI Equestrian Club aims to bring together students from UPEI and/or the AVC who have a passion for horses. We participate in the Atlantic Intercollegiate Equestrian League in equitation based catch riding. This league provides riders with the opportunity to showcase their riding abilities across a variety of horses, as well as connect with other students who share the same interest.

 

Jamie Powell: equestrianclub@upeisu.ca

Gaming Club

The UPEI Gaming Club is a society that looks forward to bringing together the gamers of UPEI. Join the club if you are looking to participate in tournaments, find people to play with and discuss your passion for gaming.

 

Alexander Chang: achangojeda@upei.ca

UPEI Global Brigades

The UPEI Global Brigades is a student-led, non-profit organization that will participate in an annual Brigade. These brigades will take place in varying countries across the world. Our current focus is a 7–9-day medical brigade in Honduras. During a Medical Brigade, volunteers have the opportunity to take vitals and patient history in triage, shadow licensed doctors in medical consultations, and assist in a pharmacy under the direction of licensed pharmacists.

 

Reilly Sullivan: globalbrigades@upeisu.ca

History Society

The UPEI History Society is a group of students that are enthusiastic about anything and everything to do with history! The society is open to anyone wanting to join – you do not have to be a History major or minor.  Activities in the society include playing games and trivia as well as watching movies. We usually meet in the History Lounge (Main 405) and we also have a Moodle page where events are posted. Follow us on Instagram at @upei_history_society!

 

Susanna Hamilton (sehamilton@upei.ca)

International Students Association - ISA

From day one, everyone enters the doors of University of Prince Edward Island and leave with friends, colleagues and shared memories. The International Student Association aim at uniting all international students and lowering the cultural and social barriers between each other, while networking and growing as individuals. We are one world and we want to unite students from all over the world, along with local students to form a community, of all languages, race, genders, sexualities, abilities and colours. Which will share the same emotions of laughter and happiness, creating memories for years to come.

 

This club or society is not currently active.

Jack.org

Jack.org UPEI is group on campus working to end the stigma surrounding mental health. We plan events and initiatives to engage the campus community in conversations surrounding mental health in order to challenge negative perceptions and raise awareness.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Japanese Society

The purpose of this society is to enhance people’s understandings of Japanese culture. We set up opportunities for doing cross-cultural exchange through various kinds of activities.

 

Nandana Manoj: nnmanoj@upei.ca

Magic Club

To play Magic The Gathering, build friendships, and bring like minded people together.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Mauritius Society

Our goal is to foster a sense of community and create a safe space for Mauritian students at UPEI, where students can get together to share their experiences and cultures, while contributing to their personal and academic growth through extracurricular activities.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Music Society

The UPEI Music Society is comprised of students completing their BMus, BMusEd, BA (Major in Music), and BA (Minor in Music). The society’s main goals are to promote an inclusive and engaging atmosphere within the UPEI Music Department, and also, to fundraise for student scholarships.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Muslim Student Association

We are the association that represents Muslim students on UPEI campus. We gladly hold events that bring together students of all faiths on campus for the purpose of spreading kindness and openness, such as teaching Arabic calligraphy and offering delicious Ramadan Iftar. We will be happy to see you in one of our upcoming social events!

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Nursing Research Club

The UPEI Nursing Research Club is a undergraduate nursing research/journal club that promotes research and critical thinking in nursing practice, disseminates the latest nursing research, and generate in-depth discussions on healthcare with the purpose of linking research to clinical practice.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Nursing Society

The Nursing Society consists of undergraduate and accelerated nursing students at the University of Prince Edward Island and works in collaboration with CNSA and ARNPEI. The main goals of society are to keep students informed, plan events, fundraisers and meetings, and to overall support our fellow nursing students and broader community.

 

Heidi Hennessey: hphennessey@upei.ca

Panther Pantry Student Food Collective

Help address food insecurity on campus.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Paramedicine Society

The UPEI Paramedicine Society aims to represent the interests of students enrolled in the BSc major in paramedicine stream, and those who have an interest in paramedicine.

 

Desmond Hedderson: dhedderson@upei.ca

Chelsea McLean: crmclean@upei.ca

Josh Fillmore: jfillmore@upei.ca

Parks Canada UPEI

The Parks Canada Campus Club at UPEI is a way for students to be connected with nature and get to know the great things that Parks Canada offers in PEI and the rest of Canada.

 

This club or society is not currently active.

PEI Fellowship

We connect with Chinese students to provide a friendly environment to them at UPEI.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Physics Society

The UPEI Physics Society aims to bring together those studying in the realm of physics and make the process of learning as easy as possible. Since the department is small, the prime directive for this society is to reach out to those interested in the subject and to support their pursuit. So, all those interested in physics may become members!

 

Roland MacLennan: physicssociety@upeisu.ca

Political Science Society

The main purpose of the UPEI Political Science Society is to promote and raise awareness of the Political Science majors and minors via the Society so as to aid students interested in the program.

 

This club or society is not currently active.

Power to Change

UPEI P2C is a Christian student ministry that desires to help students like you take their next step towards Jesus, wherever you are in your faith journey. We want to see every student walking closer to Jesus and experiencing life in him. UPEI P2C is a Christian student ministry that desires to help students like you take their next step towards Jesus, wherever you are in your faith journey. We want to see every student walking closer to Jesus and experiencing life in him.

 

Harriet Laver: hmlaver@upei.ca

Pre-Med Society

The UPEI Pre-Med Society is open to all UPEI students that intend to apply to medical school and pursue a career in medicine. There is an active facebook page, UPEI Pre-Med Society, where information about meetings, volunteer opportunities, fundraising events and fun activities is posted! This society is a great opportunity for students with similar interests to learn from one another and from individuals in the health-care community.

 

Georgina McKenna: gmckenna2@upei.ca

Pre-Law Society

The UPEI Pre-Law Society is open to any UPEI students interested in applying to law school or any area of the legal or political profession, as well as discussing domestic and international politics, and debating controversial topics. The aim of this society is to share the common interest of law among UPEI students, and to enhance cognitive growth through improvement of writing and critical thinking. In addition, students will work collectively to share resources, which will further familiarize themselves with the law school application process. There is an active instagram page that members are encouraged to join.

Username: upeiprelawsociety

Amir Sayafi (asayafi@upei.ca)

Xavier Lacroix (xjlacroix@upei.ca)

Pre-Veterinary Society

The Pre-Vet Society is a campus club designed to help aspiring veterinary students take the necessary steps required to apply to AVC and other Veterinary Colleges. There are biweekly meetings about academic requirements, animal experience, and GRE requirements, etc. as well as occasional mixers with the AVC students. The Pre-Vet Society welcomes new comers with open arms and prides itself on a friendly, stress-free environment!

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

Presents for Peds

Presents for Peds is a non-profit organization to support the children and families on the Pediatric unit at the QEH. Through the generous donations of our community, we host an annual auction to purchase the gifts on the children’s wish list. Our mission is to brighten the Holidays for the children and their families during a more challenging time.

 

Alexis Wood: alwood@upei.ca

Psychology Arts and Sciences Society (PASS)

This is a club where like minded people can get together and enjoy a sense of community while away from home.

 

Jenna Woods: jlwoods@upei.ca

PsyD Student Society

The PsyD Student Society provides support for students enrolled in the Doctor of Clinical Psychology program, and organizes activities and events.

 

This club or society is not currently active.

Relay for Life UPEI

Relay for Life is an annual fundraiser for the Canadian Cancer Society. We are one of over 30 schools across the country who participate in the post-secondary program.

 

Sarah Doak: sjdoak@upei.ca

Rotaract UPEI

Rotaract is a service club for young men and women ages 18 to 30 who are dedicated to community and international service. Its membership totals over 184,000 in more than 8,000 clubs worldwide. Rotaract clubs are self-governing and self-supporting and can be either university- or community-based. Individual Rotary clubs sponsor Rotaract clubs and offer guidance and support, making the Rotaract clubs true “partners in service” and key members of the family of Rotary.

 

Vinay Maru: rotaract@upei.ca

SAVS (Society of Atlantic Veterinary Students)

The purpose of the Society of Atlantic Veterinary Students shall be to establish, maintain, govern, improve and promote the welfare of a veterinary student.

 

Kasadee Allan: kaallan@upei.ca

School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences Society (SMCSS)

SMCSS is the Math and Computer Science Society where we celebrate and enjoy all things computer science, math, video games, numbers and technology! We host movie nights, game nights and trivia nights. You do not need to be a SMCS student to join, you just need a love for technology or numbers!

 

Nikki Babaii Kochekseraii: smcss@upeisu.ca, nbabaii@upei.ca

Shinerama

Shinerama is a national, student-led fundraising campaign in support of cystic fibrosis research, care and advocacy. We aim to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis, as well as raise funds to support the search for a cure for the most common fatal genetic disease in Canada.

 

Isabelle Spinney: shinerama@upeisu.ca

Sociology-Anthropology Student Society

The UPEI Sociology-Anthropology Society is dedicated to bringing students with similar interests together. We aim to foster a sense of community within the Sociology and Anthropology department.

 

Miyah Mistal: msmistal@upei.ca

Students for Social Justice

UPEI Students for Social Justice aims to be an inclusive and educational space for students across disciplines to come together and engage with complex social issues with their peers (e.g. racism, sexism, colonialism, healthism etc.). We will provide opportunities for students to grapple with social justice issues, apply what they have learned, and be a part of needed social change. Connecting with local non-profits, encouraging educational displays, and starting difficult dialogues, the Students for Social Justice society is for everyone interested in learning to create more just social systems.

 

Sarah Freeburn: sfreeburn@upei.ca

UPEI Student Scholars Association

UPEICSSA is aimed to provide a communication and entertainment platform for all the UPEl students, especially for whom interested in Chinese culture. UPEICSSA will offer various events to enrich UPEl culture. The organization distributes to strengthen the connection between Chinese and Canadian students, and help Chinese students adapt to the Canadian culture.

 

*This club or society is not currently active.

UPEI Undergraduate Journal Club

A club for undergraduate students to discuss modern advances and recent discoveries in science. An open space for discussion for anyone passionate about science.

 

This club or society is n0t currently active.

UPEI WUSC (World University Service of Canada)

WUSC is a Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, employment and empowerment opportunities for youth around the world.

 

Zamzam Jelle Aden: zjaden@upei.ca

Young Adults and Singles Ministry

The Young Adults and Singles Ministry is a voluntary student organization at the University of Prince Edward Island campus with the aim of helping young adults and singles grow in their spiritual, career, social and personal lives.

 

akadedeji@upei.ca

Contact: Clubs & Events Coordinator, clubsandevents@upeisu.ca