Our Clubs

For the 2022/2023 academic year, the Science Undergraduate Society is proud to support 22 departmental and 24 non-departmental clubs. 


We are a group of students at UBC Vancouver who share a passion for astronomy. We welcome students of any discipline who want to meet others with like-minded interests. Let’s explore the universe together! We run various events, including: dark-sky observations, social activities, lecture series, and outreach initiatives. The UBC Astronomy Club is committed to being an open and inclusive club for everyone regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
The BSA’s mission is to form an inclusive, fun, and supportive environment to help support undergraduate Biochemistry students at UBC. Planning socials, selling hoodies, sharing study tips, and letting students know about career and research opportunities are just a few of the things the BSA does! With the help of the Biochemistry faculty, BSA plans to strengthen the Biochemistry community at UBC!

BPP is a student led club at UBC and is committed to informing students about the disciplines of Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Physiology, all of which are the fundamental basis of medicine. Throughout the school year, BPP hosts different events and mentorship programs to aid with informing current and prospective students in these majors. These events often focus on educating students about co-op and research opportunities, academics, as well as continuing to professional schools such as medicine, dentistry etc. Finally, BPP also collaborates with other clubs and the faculty of science to help host multiple events such as Three Minute Thesis and Life Science Research Night. Find more information in bppubc.com

The UBC Biological Sciences Society (BIOSOC) is a student-run organization that has been continuously growing for decades. What started as a small group of students looking to hold social events has become one of the largest science societies on campus. We strive to cater to the needs and desires of Biology students, offering numerous involvement opportunities in research, academics, and recreation. Our goal is to build a vibrant, supportive community here in UBC Biology.

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The UBC Biotechnology Club supports the students of the Honours in Biotechnology program by hosting events that are catered towards networking, resume writing, and community engagement. As a team, we also collaborate with other clubs in order to bring our events to a larger audience.

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CMSSA is a student-led organization that aims to bring together students within the Combined Major in Science department through social, academic, and research events. Our goal is to enrich the undergraduate experience of CMS students by creating a community that takes pride in their program, while also providing an avenue for students to engage with each other over the course of their studies.

The Environmental Sciences Students’ Association (ESSA) is a student club representing the Environmental Sciences program at UBC. We are dedicated to bringing together people with a passion for the environment. We organize social events for students to get to know each other, host alumni nights and career conferences with professionals, organize study sessions for the program’s core courses, and take part in events promoting public awareness of environmental issues.

Hello! We are the Geography Students’ Association and we run events that range from lunches with the Department Head and professors to guest presentations with professionals working in sustainability to our infamous bzzr gardens & trivia nights. We also publish the undergraduate journal “Trail Six”, run the GeoGarden, and celebrate the end of the year with a bang with our annual Geogala

UBC ISSA represents the community of students and alumni of the Integrated Sciences specialization in the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Science. With thousands of current students and alumni, we are a prominent piece in UBC’s tapestry of students associations. We work with the Integrated Sciences office and the Science Undergraduate Society (SUS) to provide the best academic, professional, and social opportunities to our ever-growing and educationally-diverse community. Integrated Sciences is all about making connections within the virtually endless field of science, and ISSA proudly upholds this ideal.

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MISA represents undergraduate students within the MBIM and BIOT majors at UBC. We organize social events, provide mentorship support, and subsidize sports programs for students. In addition, we advocates for the interests of the study body in departmental administration and works to provide a successful learning culture for all.

We are a passionate group of students dedicated to supporting students who are in, wanting to get in, or just interested in learning about pharmacology and CAPS through both academic and social resources. Throughout the year, we will be hosting social, mentorship, research, and speaker events. Our diverse team consists of students from all years, so please reach out if you have any questions and we will be happy to help you answer them 🙂

The UBC Physics Society is a club for people who study physics, enjoy physics, or just want somewhere to spend their time in good company. We offer review sessions and exam packages for first and second year physics courses, as well as hold a number of social events over the year. We also have a lounge on campus (when UBC reopens) with a quiet study space, fridge, microwave, vending machines, couches and a foosball table.

The Psychology Students’ Association (PSA) is a student-run organization that seeks to enhance the personal, professional and academic success of Arts and Science undergraduate students who are interested in psychology. With 200+ members annually, the PSA provides a variety of events and services over the academic year with the support of the Psychology Department. Some highlighted events include CV workshops, Meet Your Professor, Student/Faculty Socials, the Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC), and the Year End Gala.

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SOS Survivor is a club run by Science One alumni to help the current year of Science One students tackle the obstacles they may face in the challenging program. Our goal to make sure the students have a smooth transition from high school into university and this program, in addition to making their first year as enjoyable as possible.

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The Undergraduate Chemistry Society (UCS) is a student-run organization dedicated to promoting chemistry campus-wide and in our community. We strive to enhance the undergraduate experience for chemistry students by hosting various events and providing resources such as 2-Bucks-a-Beaker, Faculty Meet and Greet, Professional Communication Workshops, Grad School Info Sessions, Chemistry Forum, Chemistry Undergraduate Research Conference, Locker Rentals and Final Exam Package Sales.

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WiDS is an initiative that aims to empower, inspire, and connect women in data science. By providing mentorship, networking, as well as skill development opportunities (i.e. data science projects, conferences, technical interview support), our members can develop their data science skills and expand their connections. This group is open to all students regardless of gender, major, or year level, with the executive team consisting of only female-identifying students from diverse backgrounds and fields of study.


Welcome to the Autism Associates Club! Here, we gather and pursue our learning about the field of autism spectrum disorder, along with the current research and events related to it! We learn through seminars and presentations enacted by each member (yes, you included!) but also medical students with current research topics in regards to ASD! In junction with organizations such as AutismBC and VASS, we plan events for the ASD community, so come join now!
Welcome to the Autism Associates Club! Here, we gather and pursue our learning about the field of autism spectrum disorder, along with the current research and events related to it! We learn through seminars and presentations enacted by each member (yes, you included!) but also medical students with current research topics in regards to ASD! In junction with organizations such as AutismBC and VASS, we plan events for the ASD community, so come join now!
AMS SCIA is a newly founded club consisting of UBC students interested in learning about research and advancements for spinal cord injury (SCI). We provide students with opportunities to connect with members of the SCI community through events focused on providing services to the SCI injury community. Furthermore, we aim to educate students about scientific research, including opportunities to present and attend journal clubs or education sessions that help them learn about neuroanatomy and neurological research.
AMS UBC Synapse is a club that targets neurodegenerative disease through three lenses: promoting awareness, fundraising for related research and organizations, and connecting students with the neurodegenerative disease community. Recent initiatives include hosting workshops at senior homes, organizing lab tours, and creating short videos that feature the individual experience of living with a neurodegenerative disease. Our most popular annual event is the Santa Ono Photobooth fundraiser.

AMS unboundED @ UBC is a student-run club that provides Science and Arts workshops to elementary schools and daycares to invoke curiosity and excitement to help reduce the uncertainty when choosing their field of study or career path.

The AMS Vaccine Literacy Club is a student-led initiative aimed at improving science, vaccine, and health-related literacy within communities across BC. Our mission is to confront vaccine and science-related misinformation primarily by communicating validated knowledge in an easily digestible and context-specific manner. We have partnered with several organization such as Let’s Talk Science, UBC Microbiology and Immunology, CoVaRR-Net, and much more to deliver our message and we hope that you join our efforts in combatting vaccine hesitancy and misinformation!

A UBC science club aimed to diversify and expand Canada’s stem cell donor and blood donor registry for Canadian Blood Services. Our club actively guides undergraduates through the process of both donating blood and joining the national stem cell registry. We also reach out to those unable to aid in the more traditional routes of donation by raising awareness about the high demand for blood and stem cell products.

FoMSF is an official student support organization for MSF (Doctors Without Borders) and we operate independently of MSF. MSF is an international medical humanitarian non-profit organization that provides free healthcare in conflict zones and in countries affected by endemic diseases or natural disasters. FoMSF supports MSF by raising funds to contribute to MSF’s programs and administration and by raising awareness of the important work that MSF does around the world, through our events on UBC campus.
The UBC Heart & Stroke Foundation Club was established back in 2003, focussed around promoting cardiovascular health and wellness in the university community. We are a group comprised of students from various faculties who share the passion of raising awareness for cardiovascular and ischemic diseases through volunteering, social media campaigns, fundraising and much more! Join our amazing community and remember to be heart smart! 
Humanities in Healthcare aims to promote a compassionate future in healthcare through a multidisciplinary approach. We are using film, literature, community engagement, guest speakers, and other means to foster emotional intelligence and social awareness among aspiring healthcare professionals at UBC.
The UBC Neuroscience Society (Neurosoc) is a multidisciplinary group of undergraduate students striving to better understand the mysteries of the brain. From basic laboratory techniques to critical analyses of data, we offer our members the chance to learn and be a part of the process behind the scientific research being done in the field. Moreover, we aim to create a social environment for students where they can discuss neuroscience-related topics and integrate knowledge from an array of disciplines. Lastly, we will emphasise projects aimed at benefiting student career development. Through these opportunities, we will strengthen the academic, professional, and social components of a neuroscience community at UBC.

The UBC Pre-Dental Club hosts weekly meetings from September–April. We help provide guidance to students pursuing the dental field and provide a pre-dental network that students can rely on. Our meetings include presentations from a variety of guest speakers and information on several North American, Australian, and European dental schools. We also provide information on both the Canadian and American Dental Aptitude Test (DAT), as well as practice questions to illustrate the format of the exam. If you miss a meeting, do not fret! Our members get weekly e-mails on meeting slides and past recorded meetings, to make sure they are all caught up with our newest info! Our club strives to fortify and expand our connections with our local community by opening up volunteer and leadership positions for our members and collaborating with other UBC Clubs or local organizations. Be sure to always check our Instagram and Facebook for updates! 

The UBC Pre-Medical Society aims to support UBC students interested in attending Medical School and pursuing a career in healthcare. We offer opportunities for networking with healthcare professionals and medical schools through various events and information sessions, and we regularly update our members about involvement opportunities in medicine.
We are the group of people who LOVE eyes! Since 1994 we have been connecting students to Optometry schools across North America through info sessions
Third World Eye Care Society (TWECS) is a 100% volunteer registered Canadian charity that began in 1995, to collect eyeglasses and distribute them to individuals in developing countries. Our club provides amazing volunteer opportunities within the greater Vancouver area, as well as overseas trips to developing countries, to help facilitate the collection and distribution of eyeglasses. Through joining our club, you’ll be able to work with eye surgeons, eye doctors, opticians, and like-minded peers!
We are an AMS club operating out of the University of British Columbia Vancouver campus. Made up by passionate, student volunteers in the fight against cancer. Our Goals and Purpose: Promote awareness about cancer and cancer related issues Offer support to the UBC community and to those who have been affected by cancer and related issues Organize events for recognized national and local charities Provide information about cancer and cancer related issues
UBC Multiple Sclerosis Club aims to raise awareness of MS on campus through various volunteering, social, fundraising opportunities to MS Society Canada.
Every three minutes, a child is born with a cleft lip and/or cleft palate. But you can make a difference. UBC Operation Smile is dedicated to educating the community about the importance of access to safe surgery and the basic right to healthcare while increasing awareness of the prevalence of cleft lip and cleft palate among children in lower-to-middle income countries. In partnership with the global non-profit organization, Operation Smile Canada, we organize service projects such as making smile dolls to accompany children who will be undergoing cleft lip and cleft palate surgery and hosting speaker symposiums for the community to participate and learn more about cleft palate and safe surgery while also interacting with medical and dental professionals. Join Us in Changing Lives One Smile at a Time!

UBC PATHS is a non-profit community-based club that focuses on raising awareness and funds for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Disease. We host innovative and creative initiatives and fundraisers throughout the year, have our own hospital volunteering program, and an annual neuroscience conference. UBC PATHS is also looking to broaden the scope of opportunities we can offer to our members. We want to ensure every member will gain valuable learning experiences and skills through their involvement.

STEM Fellowship is a student-run, national organization that provides a platform for students interested in STEM fields to connect with one another and with professionals, engage in research and improve skills in scholarly writing. We seek to enable students to learn collaboratively, express their passion and love for science, and expand the scope of human knowledge through scientific, multidisciplinary inquiry.

We are a student-led club dedicated to connecting undergraduate students with multidisciplinary research opportunities. We offer programs, events, and research-related services for students of all faculties and experience levels. Some of our most popular events and programs include the Research EXperience mentorship program, Life Sciences Research Night, and Canadian Journal of Undergraduate Research. Whether it’s getting your foot in the door, finding a summer lab job, or getting a manuscript published, we’re here to help!
The UBC Women in Science Club provides support for female undergraduates in Science fields. Our club has 3 pillars: Mentorship, Building Community, and Connecting People. We offer networking events with alumni, professional development workshops, social events, and an ongoing mentorship program. We envision that mentorship and networking relationships between professional women in various science fields and current undergraduate students will help those students through common challenges that arise for women pursuing careers in science.
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