Other Science Clubs
Initially a club founded in the 50s, CHeMnBiO was brought back onto the student scene at UWA in 2013 to represent students studying Chemistry, Biochemistry, Nanotechnology and Genetics. We are composed of a student membership base of over 300 students in these subject areas and aim to establish connections between like-minded people at our fun social events, such as quiz nights. When we’re not socialising, we hit the books at study sessions, one of our many educational events. If you’d like to say “hi” to us in our Bayliss Building clubroom, bring with you a Chemistry pun!
PRESIDENT: Alice Dix-Matthews
The UWA Mathematics Union is a club that aims to represent students presently studying or interested in mathematics through networking sessions, social events, and academic seminars.
PRESIDENT: Charlotte Groom
Rising sports star or not, the Physical Education Students’ Association is the club for you. We are a student run, not-for-profit organisation at UWA that aims to promote a healthy active lifestyle as well as a strong network for those interested in Sports Science and Exercise and Health. We aim to enhance our members University experience through having a strong community with multiple social events throughout the year and our participation in the Interfaculty sports competition is by far successful and we are determined to win the trifecta of trophies again. Located on the far end of campus, you’ll find us in the Sports Science and Exercise and Health building. You can’t miss us in our red t-shirts and memberships are open to everyone, not just sports science students. Becoming a member entitles you to extensive discounts on our social events including our annual cocktail party and great deals on merchandise.
Love sport? Join PESA.
PRESIDENT: Mackenzie Huggins
The Physiology, Human Biology and Anatomy Club of UWA represents and supports a growing community among all Physiology and Human Biology & Anatomy majors. We provide student advocacy and a foundation for students to engage in social opportunities and form educational networks. Our events provide you with the key to loving your degree! We will be running study nights which will help you minimise your time in the library, and seminars and careers events to ignite your passion! In addition, our BBQs, pub crawls and sundowners are guaranteed to be a PHAC'n good time!
PRESIDENT: Caitlyn Taylor
The UWA Psychology Society (PsySoc) is a discipline club that caters for psychology students at the University of Western Australia. This is students studying either of the undergraduate majors (Psychological Science or Psychology in Society), or pursuing their honours and postgraduate studies.
We provide a base where psychology students can meet other psychology students, gatherinformation about studying psychology, and be informed of opportunities/events happening outside of the general curriculum.
PRESIDENT: Katie Somerville
Science Communication Society (SCS) is for anyone majoring in science communication, studying science, or considers themselves a science communicator! We welcome all UWA students into our wonderful world, science major or not.
PRESIDENT: Shirlene Khakiat
Though predominantly physicists, UPS is club made up of members from a variety of different degrees and has a great tradition of being very friendly and inclusive. We run events throughout the year both academic and social in nature, and are always looking to help students within the physics courses either with any problems they are having in terms of the course itself, meeting up with other people also doing physics and helping students to discover career paths within industry.
PRESIDENT: Leigh Tyers
The Woolnough Society's has been representing geology students since 1961. We are a social and educational faculty club that runs numerous events including industry events, field trips and fundraiser.
PRESIDENT: Christopher Robin
UWA Zoology Club focuses it's aim largely on encouraging the study of, and of course involvement with, zoology and conservation. We run numerous volunteering options throughout the year, and provide a fantastic quiz night in Semester 1.
So if you have a love of animals, and would like to be involved with some like minded people get in contact on our Facebook page!
PRESIDENT: Bryn Howells
Other Faculty Societies
The UWA Arts Union represents every student undertaking study in the area of humanities and social sciences. We offer Arts students a range of services including academic advocacy and representation. Each semester we host a series of social, educational, sports, career and equity-based events!
PRESIDENT: Emma Norton
The Blackstone Society, the UWA Law Students' Society, is the peak representative body for students studying law at the University of Western Australia. Established in 1927, we represent approximately 1,000 students across the Faculty of Law. For students, we offer a number of ways to get involved both within the Society and in extracurricular activities. This is achieved through a number of inclusive events and programs; by students for students is the guiding mantra of the Society. For the legal profession, the Society is the conduit between students and firms, non-governmental organisations and government departments. We publish current opportunities to students, an annual careers handbook showcasing the diverse experiences of law graduates, and maintain a database of legal and professional service firms. For the community, we run a myriad of social justice and volunteering programs, and facilitate the placement of a number of law students across a number of not-for-profits.
PRESIDENT: Simon Ogden
The Economics and Commerce Student Society is the representative body for all commerce students from those that study a single commerce unit to those studying postgraduate degrees. Not only does ECOMS represent and advocate for educational issues on a faculty, guild and university level but ECOMS also provides a wide range of events and initiatives to enhance commerce students’ overall experience. These events and initiatives range from educational workshops/seminars to careers and networking events with industry professionals. In addition, ECOMS enhances a students experience on not only a social level through our various social events but also on a health and wellbeing level through our welfare portfolio.
PRESIDENT: Milan Vaswani
Established in 2006, the Health Students’ Society was re-launched in 2015. Now representing health students in the new undergraduate course structure, HSS works to meet the educational and social needs of Population Health, Pharmacology and Pathology students. Students studying these majors are based primarily off the main campus. HSS aims to reconnect these students with the main Crawley campus and Guild through a number of events and support networks. HSS develops innovations to better enhance the university experience of our students as well as improve outside networks and raise the profile of the Health Science degree to prospective employers. We also collaborate and engage with a number of community organisations.
PRESIDENT: Deni Campbell
The Music Students’ Society is a Faculty Society that represents the students of the UWA Music School as well as anyone on campus who has a love for any kind of music whether it is classical, jazz, hip-hop or contemporary.
We hold events that cater to everybody’s tastes and welcome all music lovers with open arms.
PRESIDENT: Julia Nicholls
Students of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (SNAGS) is a Faculty Society at the University of Western Australia devoted to all students studying in the associated degrees of Earth and Environment, Agricultural and Resource Economics and, Animal and Plant Biology. As a Faculty Society we represent students in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences in matters of university education. We also hold several events throughout the university year that allows students to socialise with their peers, and develop contact networks within the industry. As a group, we are looking to expand in the coming years, by developing a broader community within the university and industry, giving students greater opportunities to have a richer university experience, and find their desired career once graduating.
PRESIDENT: Christopher Rumenos
The University Dental Students’ Society (UDSS) is a professional, not-for-profit organisation supporting dental students at the University of Western Australia (UWA). As one of the oldest student societies at the university, we have a proud and long-standing tradition of enhancing the dental student experience, by organising various social, educational, sporting and volunteering events.
PRESIDENT(IST): Chris Bartlett
The University Engineers' Club is the Faculty Society for Engineering, Mathematics and Computing students. Established in 1921, they are the oldest Faculty Society on campus and have long history and rich of having absolutely killer events on and off campus.
PRESIDENT: Alex O'Neil
The Western Australian Medical Students' Society (WAMSS) is the peak representative body of all medical students at the University of Western Australia. WAMSS represents students in university-based committees on the medical curriculum and student affairs. It also represents students to wider stakeholders such as the Australian Medical Students' Association (AMSA), the Australian Medical Association (WA) (AMA(WA)), and the Postgraduate Medical Association of WA. WAMSS has regular formal and informal meetings between faculty members of all disciplines, as well as the Dean of the Medical School. We have representatives of all year levels to complement formal student representation on school committees, and allow for more in-depth exploration of student concerns and ideas.
PRESIDENT: Rhiannon Hicks