Western Engineering has many amazing clubs to get involved in! Take your pick:
- Western Baja SAE
- WE Bots
- Aero Design
- Chem Club
- Western Engineering Concrete Canoe Association
- Western Engineering Concrete Toboggan Team
- Western Formula Racing
- Sunstang Solar Car Project
- Engineers Without Borders Western
- Western Society of Civil Engineering
- Women In Engineering
- The Western EngiQueers
Find out how your Engineering Donation Fee is essential to our clubs!
Western baja sae
Western Baja SAE is an extra-curricular design team dedicated to completing the Society of Automotive Engineers’ (SAE) challenge of designing and building an off-road race vehicle. Our team is generally comprised of student members from the faculty of engineering, but we also work with business students for non-technical roles as well. This diverse group of students spend their school year and summer designing and building the car from welding the frame, to manufacturing complex drive train parts, while generating our own financial support. This gives the students an opportunity to gain practical hands-on training, build team work skills and work through each stage of design through to completion.
Have you always wanted to build cool robots? Don't know where to start? Come to WE Bots! You will learn everything you need to know about designing, building and programming robots and you might even have some fun! All disciplines welcome! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and follow us at www.twitter.com/WE_Bots for announcements and updates!
Do you like things that fly, and want to learn how to build an airplane? The Aero Design Team at Western is a completely student run mega project that was created in 2001 and has been active ever since, designing and building Radio Controlled Aircrafts for competition. We participate annually in the SAE Aero Design Competition held in the United States, where we compete against universities from around the world.
The Chem Club is for undergraduate students considering or currently enrolled in chemical, biochemical, or green process engineering. Chem Club is a great way to meet other chemical engineering students as well as other faculty and staff in the department. The club organizes several social and academic events each semester, as well as the Chem Eng Mixer, in which students and professors attend for an evening of fun, games, food, and prizes.
We have bi-weekly meetings on Thursday from 12:30 to 1:30 in SEB 2202.
Western engineering concrete canoe association
The Western Engineering Concrete Canoe Association (WECCA) designs, builds and races a concrete canoe. Members participate in concrete mix design, mould development and canoe theme creation. The culmination is the Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition where canoes are showcased and raced.
WesterN ENGINEERING CONCRETE toboggan Team
WETT (The Western Engineering Concrete Toboggan Team) builds a toboggan that:
- Holds 5 riders
- Has a full steering/braking system
- Has a running surface made entirely of CONCRETE!
WETT competes at GNCTR (The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race), which is the oldest competition between Engineering Universities. The team is divided into 3 groups:
- The Concrete Team tests out creative concrete mixes to make the best possible concrete skis
- The Superstructure Team designs and builds the Frame, Steering, and Braking of the Toboggan
- The Theme Team does everything artistic, including building the team's technical exhibit
WETT is always looking for new members from all disciplines! If you're interested in joining contact email@example.com
Western Formula RacinG
We are a team (read: family) of passionate students in various faculties across Western. Every year, we design, build, market and race a formula-style racecar, that competes in the FSAE series internationally against 815 other universities on it’s design and viability as a mass-produced consumer vehicle. We are currently 13th in the world, and 1st in Canada. Our team currently has members from Mech, Tron, Elec and Chem, as well as from across the university in Ivey, BMOS, Kin, and Polisci (to name a few).
Sunstang Solar Car Project
Engineering is all about innovation, and what’s more innovative than a car that runs purely off of sunlight? The SunStang Solar Car Project designs, builds and races solar cars for worldwide competitions. SunStang challenges students to incorporate the typical mechanical car components with customized electrical systems that provide the silent power of the beast. Students work on all aspects of the car so that it is designed and built entirely by our members. including composite aerobodies, solar cell encapsulation, real-time telemetry, and even high-power lithium battery protection systems. If you’re looking to expand your technological knowledge, gain valuable skills in the machine shop, and get your green on with a car whose fuel efficiency puts the Prius to shame…join SunStang!
Engineers without borders western
EWB Canada is a non-profit that addresses poverty in sub-Saharan through an approach that seeks to rectify root causes of challenging global problems, rather than being satisfied by addressing surface-level symptoms. EWB Western is a highly active chapter within the organization, with portfolios such as Fair Trade and Food Systems, Youth Engagement, and Political Advocacy.
Western Society of Civil Engineering
The purpose of the Western Society of Civil Engineering (WSCE) is to enrich the experience of students enrolled in civil engineering at the University of Western Ontario. The WSCE organizes social events, competitions (both athletic and academic) and field trips in order to promote extra-curricular involvement with the faculty. The WSCE is also affiliated with the CSCE – London Chapter, as we communicate all of their events to students. All undergraduate students enrolled in the civil program at UWO are welcome to join. If you have any questions or comments for the WSCE please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women In Engineering
Women in Engineering at Western University is a student group working to empower and encourage current and perspective female students in the field of engineering. We provide support and opportunities to increase women in engineering enrolment and retention. Our mission is to provide academic and social guidance to current female engineering students, and opportunities to network and build relationships with one another. WIE was created in 1989 to increase the female representation in Western's engineering program. Since then, female enrolment in Engineering at Western has increased from 9% to 18%. WIE has initiated activities and events to encourage female engineering students to get to know each other, to help orient new female students to university life, to encourage female high school students to enter engineering, and to provide a support network for career development.
THE WESTERN ENGIQUEERS
The Western EngiQueers is a social connection and advocacy group for the LGBTQ+ and ally communities within Western Engineering. Our main goals are to provide education surrounding relevant topics to the faculty, provide professional development opportunities, help local LGBTQ+ charities, and ultimately create a safe space within Western Engineering where the students feel comfortable being themselves. We are connected to similar clubs that exist across Canada which are currently being united under the banner of 'EngiQueers Canada'. Locally, we are affiliated with Pride Western as well as other faculty specific LGBTQ+ groups throughout the Western campus. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns, please email us at email@example.com.