Stay Tuned for an updated list of the Exhibitors that will be attending Carleton Expo on Tuesday, September 8, 2020.
BGInS Students’ Society
The BGInS Students’ Society was founded by the students for the students in 2015 with aim of fostering community within the BGInS program, as well as between BGInS students and Arthur Kroeger College, Carleton University and the National Capital Region. Every year the society holds a number of social and academic events such as karaoke nights, coffee houses, embassy events and a lecture series. The Society is continually looking to provide social, academic and networking opportunities for its student body.
Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare – Carleton University Chapter
The Canadian Undergraduate Conference on Healthcare (CUCOH) is a three-day student-run conference held annually at Queen’s University. The CUCOH Carleton Chapter promotes the conference to Carleton University students and organizes Carleton University’s attendance at the conference. CUCOH exposes undergraduate students to a wide array of professions in the healthcare industry through inspiring keynotes, collaborative case challenges, hands-on workshops and a research competition that showcase the multidisciplinary nature of healthcare. The 16th annual CUCOH is scheduled to be held in Kingston, Ontario on January 8th-10th 2021.
Carleton Artificial Intelligence Society
The Carleton Artificial Intelligence Society (CAIS) is a cross-disciplinary student organization that aims to provide individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in their professional, personal, or academic journey into data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning, which envisions fostering a community of diverse, talented, and responsible individuals passionate about the aforementioned fields that considers the ethical and social implications of their work.
Carleton Chemistry and Biochemistry Society (CCBS)
The Carleton Chemistry and Biochemistry Society (CCBS) is a student run society organized by undergraduate students in chemistry and biochemistry. Through initiatives such as our monthly LDL’s, guest speakers, game nights, and possible biannual pub nights, we attempt to both educate and foster the development of a community among our programs!
Carleton Cognitive Science Association
The CCSA envisions establishing a more involved, active, and integrated cognitive science community. Not only for cognitive science students, but for all interested in Cognitive Science. We hope to bring people together, be it for social or academic reasons. Working with faculty and other members of the community, we hope to provide a better set of resources for students to learn and succeed or otherwise enjoy their Carleton University experience.
Carleton Computer Science Society
The Carleton Computer Science Society (CCSS) is an academic society that represents undergraduate Computer Science students. Our team aims to create academic, social, and industry-related opportunities and resources for computer science students.
Carleton Law and Legal Studies Society
The Law Society will attempt to create a unified legal studies society that will engage students within the Department of Law to become involved and further their legal knowledge. As a society we attempt to work with all organizations to further the study of law at Carleton. We would like to spread legal knowledge over campus, through academic and social events. The CLLSS Executive will also use its diverse knowledge to aid students that are having difficulty in classes. The Law Society, as a representative for the Department of Law & Legal Studies, strives to promote a legal understanding across campus.
Carleton Moot Team
The Carleton Moot Team is a friendly and fun, close-knit group of undergraduates working together to prepare and compete for competitive mooting tournaments against other universities. Mooting is an appellate level case competition where two sets of partners square off before a panel of judges to convince them of a legal argument. Mooting is an activity often done in law school, but as an undergraduate team we have the ability to gain firsthand experience earlier than most. Mooting is a collegial competition that significantly increases ones ability to prepare and craft legal arguments, as well as public speaking and oral advocacy skills. The Carleton Moot Team has had tremendous success, winning multiple national undergraduate mooting titles in recent years. The Carleton Moot Team continues this tradition of excellence in order to best prepare our members for further legal education and employment, as well as represent our school throughout the country in undergraduate tournaments.
Carleton Neuroscience Society
The Carleton Neuroscience Society (CNS) is an undergraduate society dedicated to hosting social events for the neuroscience community at Carleton. Open to anyone, this society is a great way for undergraduate students to interact with their peers and profs in a non-academic setting. Our mission is to build relationships between members of the neuroscience community in order to create long-lasting friendships and provide networking opportunities to our bright students. Our society also collaborates with the Carleton Psychology Society, the Carleton Cognitive Science Association, and the Stigma Ends at CU campaign, allowing students in similar disciplines to interact and share new perspectives.
Carleton Pre-Veterinary Medicine Club
The Carleton Pre-Veterinary Medicine Club is made up of students from Carleton who are interested in pursuing veterinary school. Our club runs presentations from a variety of veterinary schools, volunteers with local shelters/sanctuaries and other animal related organizations, and participates in fun events throughout the school year to support each other through the journey of becoming a veterinarian!
Carleton Science Student Society
The goal of the Carleton Science Student Society (CSSS) is to support, represent, and advocate for students within the Faculty of Science. Our mission is to provide science
students with an incredibly positive university experience while offering multiple leadership and volunteering opportunities. We host a variety of events throughout the year, our biggest being the Science Winter Formal which was held at the Museum of Nature last year.
Carleton Undergraduate Economics Society (CUES)
CUES provides social and academic events for students. Our events include: Linkedin networking events with economics alumni, study sessions during exam periods (with free pizza and snacks!), trivia nights at Oliver’s and much more! Our events provide an excellent opportunity to make friends with other students in economics. Follow us on Instagram to keep up with our events / news.
Carleton University Biology Society
The Carleton University Biology Society provides and fosters a community where students within the Department of Biology as well as students with an interest in biology can interact and discuss current topics in Biology, and to act as a resource for students to engage in both social and professional opportunities within the department and the field of biology.
Carleton University Criminology and Criminal Justice Society
Designed and tailored to help students with networking, career options, extra-curricular events.
Carleton University Geography and Environmental Studies Students’ Association
CUGESA is all about meeting other students within the Geography, Geomatics, and Environmental Studies department. We plan various events throughout the year, both on and off campus, and everyone is welcome! Our events focus on meeting peers within the department, networking, and educational opportunities.
Carleton University Japanese Association
CUJA is a club that provides a social and academic platform for people learning or interested in learning Japanese. For incoming Japanese exchange students we provide an environment where they can socialize openly with others through games and activities organized by CUJA during its events, and likewise an opportunity for their Canadian counterparts to meet Japanese students.
Carleton University Journalism Society
The Carleton University Journalism Society represents the interests of the School of Journalism’s students and alumni, planning social events that provide members of Carleton’s journalism community the ability to network with faculty and peers outside of the classroom. These events include (but certainly aren’t limited to): peer-to-peer mentorship nights, two annual galas, a dodgeball tournament, and our most recent initiative, Project J — a writing competition that allows students the opportunity to be published by professional media outlets.
Carleton University Physics Society
The Carleton University Physics Society is a student run society which represents undergraduate physics students at Carleton. We hold a number of events open to everyone throughout the year including Pizza And A Prof which invites members of the physics faculty to come and give short presentations about interesting topics in physics followed by pizza and discussions with students. We also host other fun events such as trivia nights and in the past have sent some students to visit the SNOLAB facility in Sudbury. This year we will be moving our events online and will work towards creating a fun and welcoming environment for all physics students despite the restrictions from Covid-19.
Carleton University Student French Association
The Carleton University Student French Association provides assistance for Carleton University students who are interested in learning and improving their French language skills and Francophiles.
The mission of this organization shall be to provide members the best opportunity to make a difference and develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of entrepreneurship.
Environmental Science Student Association (ESSA)
The Environmental Science Student Association (ESSA) is an academic society that brings together like-minded students from the Institute of Environmental Science to engage peers in academic and social activities. ESSA is a great opportunity to meet fellow students with the Environmental Science Program. ESSA has organized fundraisers for several environmental organizations, social events, film nights, and many other projects initiated through students’ ideas. Some past events include open-mic nights, hikes, winter camping, plant nights and more!
Food Science Student Society
To create a positive, welcoming community for Carleton’s food science students!
Golden Key International Honour Society
Each year, Carleton University identifies high‐achieving students in the top 15% of their program and offers an invitation to the Golden Key International Honour Society.
Founded in 1977, the Golden Key International Honour Society is the world’s largest honour society and is devoted to helping members achieve excellence through the advancement of academics, leadership and service. There are more than 2 million members worldwide and more than 350 chapters in Canada, the U.S.A, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Singapore. The first chapter in Canada was founded at McGill University in 1997. Over the last 22 years, more than 100,000 students have joined from universities across Canada.
Institute of African Studies Student Association
The Institute of African Studies Student Society (IASSA) is an academic society of student from various interdisciplinary backgrounds. The IASSA is an intellectual space for young Africans to actively contribute to the ongoing conversation about Africa and its diaspora.
International Internship Program
The International Internship Program, organized through Career Services, provides students with opportunities to work internationally for academic credit. Internships are an excellent way to gain real-world work experience, develop contacts in your field and build your resume to market yourself for future career opportunities. In addition to in-country internships, we offer virtual international internships to allow students to gain this international work experience remotely.
JDCC Sprott is the official name of the club representing students at Sprott competing at the JDC Central competition attending the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University. The organization shall work towards developing students in all areas of business while promoting networking, goal-setting, charity, and participation.
Language Learning Resource Centre
In those rosy pre-pandemic days, the Language Learning Resource Centre was located on the 3rd floor of the St. Patrick’s Building; a welcoming place for Carleton language students to meet and practice their language outside the classroom. Today things are a little different – obviously – and we are in the process of recreating ourselves in the online world. Over the summer we began the process by putting together a cuLearn course for online language conversation practice. Sessions were (and are) run by a super enthusiastic group of volunteers; some native speakers; others Über-keen learners like you! The idea was to give Carleton language students an opportunity to keep their language skills from getting rusty during a long summer of lockdown. We plan to continue these sessions into the fall/winter as well as other initiatives with a language learning objectives. Got ideas? Want to get involved? Want to build your CCR? We’re always looking for new participants and volunteers. Check out our Conversation Groups space on cuLearn and visit us during this year’s Carleton Expo.
Psychology Society of Carleton
A group of undergraduate students at Carleton University with a passion for Psychology and Mental Health. Our goal is to create a community where like-minded individuals can come together to make friends, learn, grow and have fun.
All students are welcome in the Psychology Society.
SASA & CPA Ontario
The Sprott Accounting Students Association aims to provide undergraduate students access to events that develop skills, provide networking opportunities and develop the accounting community.
CPA Ontario provides students access to events and opportunities for students to learn more about the CPA profession and where it can take you through interactive workshops and events.
Sociology and Anthropology Student Association
The Sociology and Anthropology Student Association’s goal is to give undergraduate students an opportunity to develop a relationship with the Sociology and Anthropology Department. By planning events throughout the year, we strive to create a space for members, both Executive and General, to connect with fellow classmates and faculty. Our priority is making sure everyone gets the most out of their time here at Carleton University by establishing long-lasting relationships and connectivity. Additionally, the Sociology and Anthropology Student Association aims to facilitate an environment wherein one’s research can thrive and critical knowledge can flourish. We aim to question that which is taken for granted in the social world by actively engaging the student body with critical theorists and insight.
Sprott Business Career Management Centre (BCMC)
The Sprott Business Career Management Centre (BCMC) takes great pride in consistently and effectively adhering to and incorporating the Sprott School of Business values: Creative, Connected and Caring. The three pillars of student achievement centre around Academic Success, Engagement and Career Preparation. These values and pillars are consciously incorporated in all student activities.
Our goal at BCMC is to positively influence and equip students with the career knowledge and skills necessary for success in their professional lives. We offer 1:1 student appointments (resumes, cover letters, interview prep), employer outreach, career events and support for Sprott’s Employability Passport program (BUSI 1995 and BUSI 2995). In addition, we oversee the Sprott student clubs.
We utilize the mySuccess portal as a platform for our activities (through Carleton Central) and continue to host our offerings virtually with MS Teams or Zoom.
Sprott DECA is a case competition club that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management around the globe.
Delegates have access to workshops which aim to improve leadership, critical thinking, and presentation skills. These workshops will educate delegates on how to solve real-life business problems while collaborating with like-minded individuals.
At Sprott DECA, delegates will use these skills to compete in case competitions, while leveraging your own brand so that you stand out from the crowd.
Sprott International Business Society
The Sprott International Business Association is a student-led organization for Bachelor of International Business and Bachelor of Commerce, International Business students.
Our team is dedicated to providing the Sprott community with informative, fun and affordable events throughout the year. Our events focus on helping students to make connections inside and outside of Carleton University. The skills gained from attending our events will help develop students socially, professionally and academically for their future endeavours.
Sprott Marketing Students’ Association
Our mission is to provide students the opportunities to connect and network with professionals, and explore the marketing industry through attending networking events, casual professor meet and greets and career panels. We want to be able to connect marketing students to professors and professionals within the industry in order to help them gain more knowledge about career paths, different marketing streams, and job opportunities.
We strive to represent and promote the broad, dynamic and all-encompassing industry of Supply Chain Management by engaging all Sprott students in academic, social and professional networking opportunities.
The Sprott Supply Chain Management Association provides an opportunity for all students with an interest in Supply Chain Management to get involved through academic, social, and networking opportunities.
We hold events geared towards helping students explore the Supply Chain Management industry, build solid friendships with peers, and most importantly make the most out of their university experience.
United Nations Society
The United Nations Society is Carleton University’s premiere Model United Nations team. We are one of the top ranked Canadian Model United Nations team, with a competitive presence across North America.
Model United Nations is a simulation of global diplomacy over pressing world issues. From climate change to nuclear weapons, our team travels across the continent to debate and solve issues pertinent to our global community.
Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP) is a grassroots network comprised of youth and students who are concerned about the negative impact our drug policies have on individuals and communities. We consider problematic drug use in society primarily a health issue rather than a criminal justice issue, and we advocate for appropriate responses to reduce and prevent harm from drug use.
Carleton Campus Conservatives
We are the Conservative campus club from Carleton University. We support and assist the CPC and the Ontario PC Party. Get involved with us today!
Carleton Global Brigades
Global Brigades Organization Mission Statement: To empower volunteers and under-resourced communities to resolve global health and economic disparities and inspire all involved to collaboratively work towards an equal world. The areas served include communities in: Panama, Honduras, Ghana, Greece and Guatemala. Carleton Global Brigades chapter has travelled to Honduras on Medical brigades in the past, and that is how we plan to continue our chapter for the coming year.
Carleton Pre Dental Society
The Pre Dental Society desires to advance the interest of students pursuing careers in dentistry. It provides information, education, advocacy and services. The association in organized dentistry, and promotes change for the betterment of the profession. We offer many events to help students interested in Dentistry including speaker sessions with Dental students and Dentists to gain more insight on the profession and Dental school, DAT info sessions, volunteering opportunities, and much more.
Carleton University New Democrats
The Carleton NDP is a group of progressive leftist youth which represents the New Democratic Party of Canada and Ontario on the campus of Carleton University, in Ottawa.
Carleton University Students for Scholars At Risk (CUSFSAR)
Scholars At Risk (SAR) is an international network of higher education institutions dedicated to protecting threatened scholars, and promoting academic freedom worldwide. Carleton University Students for Scholars At Risk (CUSFSAR) is an academic group which supports the mandate of SAR and the SAR initiative at Carleton University. Our club dedicates its mission in organizing fundraisers to support the SAR initiative at Carleton University, and raising awareness into the importance of academic freedom. Our executives and general members work together to engage the Carleton community within the significance of academic freedom. CUSFSAR achieves such goal by organizing academic talks, debates, and panel discussions.
Carleton University Young Liberals
The university chapter for the Liberal Party.
International Justice Missions Carleton University
Our mission is to raise awareness and support to end modern day slavery and human trafficking.
Jack.org Carleton works to advocate for University students who struggle with their mental health and promotes positive mental health and well-being both on and off-campus
Medlife Carleton Chapter
MedLife is an organization that’s ultimate mission is to build a worldwide movement empowering the less fortunate in their fight for equal access to healthcare, education and having a safe home. This movement takes a different approach to social justice work by listening, collaboration, prioritizing sustainability and always following up. I had the incredible opportunity of being apart of a MedLife chapter at my CEGEP in Montreal. We fundraised throughout the year, volunteered in our community, raised awareness about global health inequality and partnered with the MedLife movement to help impoverished communities in Peru, Ecuador, Nicaragua and Tanzania. I went on an a service learning trip in 2019 to Lima Peru where I volunteered alongside some amazing students from all over the world and medical professionals. We set up free mobile clinics where members of the community could have access to dental care, medication, basic doctor checkups, OBGYN checkups and more! Being able to help these people was truly life changing and I am entirely grateful that I had the opportunity of taking part in this movement. Therefore, I wanted to bring this movement to Carleton and I am so excited to share Medlife with all of you.
OPIRG Carleton (Ontario Public Interest Research Group) is a student-led, student-funded non-profit working to research, educate and provide action on social and environmental justice using a non-hierarchical and consensus-based space for students to organize.
Pentecost Students & Associates
We are a Christian-faith based organization made up of students, alumni, and young professionals across Ottawa. Through weekly discussions and seminars, we aim to equip and empower young people in Christ as we strive to influence our social worlds. We are intentional about connection and community building beyond the Church and welcome all who desire to join us.
Precious Plastic Carleton University
Precious Plastic Carleton is part of an open-source global initiative called Precious Plastic. This initiative aims: To raise awareness of the importance of a sustainable mindset on campus and in our local community, with a focus on Plastic Recycling. Looking at waste/discarded plastics as an asset and an investment.
RESULTS Carleton University
RESULTS Carleton University is a group of students who aim to engage and educate the community, and generate the political will to eliminate extreme poverty.
Students for Liberty
Students for Liberty is a global network of campus clubs dedicated to furthering libertarian ideals on university campuses. Throughout the year, Students for Liberty hosts a plethora of events, talks and discussions aimed at re-evaluating the role that government plays in society. Rising above partisan politics, we engage in open and civil discourse over how to best promote freedom in all aspects of our lives.
The Leveller Newspaper
The Leveller is a publication covering news, current events, and culture at Carleton University, the University of Ottawa, the Ottawa/Gatineau region, and beyond. It provides readers with a lively portrait of their campuses and communities and of the events that give them meaning.
UNICEF Carleton is a student club on campus that empowers students to make a difference in their community and worldwide by advocating and fundraising for a child’s right to be a child while learning about global development issues. Our members are passionate about a variety of themes, including health care, environmental issues, human rights, protection, and education, which our events revolve around. Throughout the year, we host many activities and events including panels, coffeehouses, and a gala!
Voices Against Violence
Voices Against Violence works to increase awareness about gender-based violence, both on and off campus, while also supporting resources for survivors. This is done through various fundraising events, including a production of the Vagina Monologues, from which proceeds are given to Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre. Weekly meeting are also held during which club members plan and prepare for events.
Former WE Club
A direct affiliate with Me To We, WE Carleton provides social justice opportunities to empower people globally. This non-profit organization will provide you experience in fundraising, social justice initiatives and a welcoming environment for people from all walks of life! We look forward to meeting you soon!
WUSC Local Committee at Carleton University
WUSC Carleton is a local committee (LC) of the World University Service of Canada. Through local committees at Canadian universities, #WUSC runs the Student Refugee Program that brings #refugee students to study and live in Canada. We aim to provide an inclusive community for student refugees on our campus, and advocate for a better world through education.
Carleton Climbing Club
The Carleton Climbing Club seeks to gather people who share the love of climbing as well as introducing the sport to newcomers interested in getting on the wall. At the Carleton Climbing Club, we will be taking part in weekly climbs at Ottawa’s local climbing gyms, outdoor trips in Ontario’s local natural cliff faces, or other group activities and challenges. We like to encourage climbers of all levels to come out and try the sport. From beginner to professional, we guarantee there’s a spot in this club!
Carleton Field Hockey Club
The Carleton Field Hockey Club is a group of students who love the sport, getting togther on a weekly to bi-weekly basis for practices and games against other schools and local teams. You’ll have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, and maintain a healthy lifestyle while pursuing your academics. With a nearly undefeated season last year, our team consists of all skill levels. You’ll have the chance to train with some great players, while making friends and connections to the Carleton community.
Carleton Ravens Artistic Swimming
Carleton Ravens Artistic Swimming is an inclusive environment for anyone interested in joining artistic swimming. It is open to all levels of experience and we ensure that it is a fun learning environment for all.
Carleton Ravens Men’s Lacrosse Club
Ravens Lacrosse has a long history at Carleton University. The Carleton University Ravens Lacrosse Club was formed in 1986 to play in the first Ontario University Field Lacrosse Association spring tournament at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. The Ravens now compete in the Canadian University Field Lacrosse Association (CUFLA). CUFLA is an emerging league and has many opportunities for young players. Playing at Carleton offers our players an opportunity to receive top quality education while playing high level lacrosse. The CUFLA league is unique in the sense that NLL players are allowed to play professional and play university sport together. More and more top quality players, including some NLL players, enter the league each year enhancing the competition.
While winning is important to every competitive athlete; however we are concerned with the development of the student as a whole, and not solely the lacrosse player. We are committed to fostering a sense of discipline and dedication both on the field and in the classroom. We take satisfaction in seeing our players develop on the field and succeed in their academic pursuits. There has been a great heritage of successful lacrosse players at Carleton.
The club offers its members a seamless year of lacrosse; an opportunity to play Canada’s official national summer sport from September to April. Our preseason begins with a training camp one week before classes begin. The team practices three evenings per week, with games on weekends. The regular season starts in September and concludes with the Baggataway Cup championship tournament in early November.
Carleton Ravens Quidditch Team
Carleton Ravens Quidditch Team is a competitive sports team where all genders can play. Quidditch is a full-contact sport that combines sports like rugby, dodgeball, wrestling, hockey, basketball, and lacrosse. The sport is played in over 40 countries and is played across Canada. With the best community that I have ever experienced, the community is very welcoming and kind. There is no other sport like it! We accept all genders of all shapes and sizes! If you want to get in shape, stay in shape, or just have a lot of fun Quidditch is the sport to try out!
Carleton University Badminton Team
The Carleton University Badminton Team is for students who are looking to improve their skills and hopefully compete in tournaments. Practices are held a few times weekly with training sessions from our experienced student coaches.
Carleton University Competitive Cheerleading Team
We are a coed competitive cheerleading team (different from sideline cheer). It includes stunting (lifting people), tumbling (flips), jumps, and dance. Experience welcome but not required. CUcheer is a fun way to stay active during the year while meeting other students from different years and programs. We also have a few away competitions, so it’s a great way to see Ontario and Québec!
Carleton University Firearms Association
The Carleton University Firearms Association (CFA) is a student-run club based out of Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. The CFA’s mandate is to promote firearms education, the shooting sports, and provide students with an opportunity to experience firearms in a safe and educated manner. We are a non-partisan club that provides students with firearms information and to help develop the next generation of knowledgeable Canadian firearms owners.
Carleton University Fitness Society
The Carleton University Fitness Society’s (CU Fit) main goal is to provide students with an opportunity to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Help students make diet plans specifically for every individual to improve their daily life.
We at CU Fit, think that every individual has the ability to adapt a healthy lifestyle and we are here to guide you through that. We have many successful and certified individuals such as certified personal trainers, registered dieticians, mental coaches and etc.
What we offer in CU Fit is; tailor made diet programs and training plans, 1on1 mental coaching, body fat percent measuring, etc.
Also at CU Fit we do get togethers once every semester to meet one another, play board games, Q&A with registered dietitian and certified personal trainer and share your progression with our certified personal trainer. We are looking forward to meeting you at the Expo Carleton!
Carleton University Kendo Club
We are a group of students dedicated to practicing the Japanese martial art “Kendo” as both physical exercise and a cultural experience
Carleton University Trap & Skeet Team
The Carleton University Trap and Skeet team also known as CU shotgun, the club is made up of a core group of dedicated students who are interested in becoming more proficient in the shotgun sports, mainly trap and skeet. CU shotgun’s aim is to provide students with the opportunity to compete against other Canadian college and university clubs and hopefully one day to compete internationally. CU shotgun also aims to introduce new shooters and firearms enthusiasts to the shotgun sports by hosting events and giving the opportunity for individuals to participate in shotgun sports. For events and to be a member of the club no experience is necessary! However, to be on the competitive team a valid PAL is required.
Carleton Varsity Fencing Team
Carleton Fencing Team is a competitive, varsity club that participates in OUA events throughout the year.
Carleton Wrestling Club
The Carleton Wrestling Club is a competitive Olympic style wrestling club that Carleton students can join to better themselves at the sport of wrestling, and compete at tournaments throughout the year. Our have a great coaching staff who have trained wrestlers that have gone to win multiple national and provincial titles.
However, if you have no experience and are still interested in joining, then you are more than welcome to be apart of our team!
We are a Carleton University competitive figure skating team. We represent Carleton University at competitions in free skate, ice dance and synchro.
The LUG was founded on the simple idea that university intramural sports could be and should be better.
Since 2009, LUG has been the largest campus sport and lifestyle community. With a focus on offering competitive games, inclusive activities, and buzz-worthy experiences, LUG is bringing together students, young professionals, and ‘athletes’ who peaked in high school.
Over 2,500 students participate in our hockey, spikeball, and softball leagues each year. Our leagues are designed from top to bottom with the student and young professional lifestyle in mind. From scheduling around exams, booking games at the right times, and to partnering with the hottest bars, we are more than just sports…we are a club that delivers an essential community experience both on and off the ice, field, and diamond.
Ravens Dance Pak
Ravens Dance Pak is a competitive team that provides its members with an artistic outlet, where they are encouraged to explore their talent, creativity, and passion in a fun and positive environment! Our team works hard during the year to compete in Canada-wide competitions against numerous University dance teams. We achieve this through holding exciting fundraising events, participating in charity performances, attending weekly rehearsals, and producing our annual showcase! If you’re interested in joining our team make sure to visit us at Expo!
Ravens Novice Rowing
Wanting to try a new sport and participate in the Carleton community, but have no experience in rowing? Ravens Novice Rowing will give you the opportunity to learn how to row from varsity athletes and coaches. The program is designed for people with little to no experience with rowing so anyone is welcome.
The Varsity Rowing team is always looking for new athletes and this is the first step to become a Varsity athlete.
Our program goal:
To offer an inclusive recreational space for Carleton Ravens to continue personal growth in athleticism, dance and cheer and ambassador development.
Our program actions: Representing, promoting and supporting the Carleton Ravens brand and Carleton University.
Supporting the Carleton University Clubs and Societies and other student-led initiatives.
Engaging with Carleton Raven fans and Carleton community members.
Supporting each other as Ravens Rhythm members through academics and other university transitions.
This fall is our 9th season and our Coaches and Director have been re-visiting our team systems (auditions, practices, communications, community support, etc.). We are committed to adding to your university experience in a positive way!
Come check us out!
Ravens Swim Team
The Carleton Ravens Swim Team is open to all Carleton students with competitive swimming experience.
Women’s Waterpolo at Carleton is all about developing and growing ones passion for the sport. It’s also a great tool to make connections and lifelong friends. As well as in still values of teamwork and sportsmanship
African Students’ Association of Carleton University
The African Students’ Association of Carleton University (ASACU) is an ethnic-cultural club that strives to raise awareness and celebrate African culture around campus and in the Ottawa community. Our mission is to provide a network of support for Africans around the community and to put on events that educate anyone who wishes to learn about the various African cultures.
Arab Students League
Our mission is to advance Arab culture sensibilities from a non-partisan viewpoint and to extend networking opportunities to our members in the Greater Ottawa Area
Asian Canadians’ Association Carleton
Asian Canadians’ Association Carleton is dedicated towards providing both educational and social activities to establish a community + bring awareness about Asian Canadian experiences. ACAC welcomes students from all backgrounds interested in learning more about Asian Canadian issues and culture. We also host events open to the public from time to time. We have hosted events such as our Annual Lunar New Year Gala, Documentary Screenings and Meet + Greet Socials.
Find us on our Facebook Group: Asian Canadians’ Association Carleton 2020/2021
Canadian Association for Students from India
Our group helps students mainly from South-Asia to adjust themselves in the new culture. We do various events throughout the year including, festivals, orientations, info sessions and many more. We won the best group at Expo last year.
Carleton Sri Lankan Student Alliance
The Carleton Sri Lankan Student Alliance aims to foster friendship, goodwill, peace and unity among all Sri Lankan students at Carleton University. We promote culture and tradition of all ethnicities of Sri Lanka (Sinhala, Tamil, Burger, Muslim, Malay and all others of Sri Lankan origin) while also promoting the spiritual and intellectual well-being of the members, so that the noble values imbedded during school life may be maintained and developed.
Carleton Ukrainian Students’ Club
Carleton Ukrainians is a club for Ukrainians and non-Ukrainians who are interested in learning about and sharing in the culture, community and history of Ukraine. We host Ukrainian-themed events such as: koliada (carolling nights), movie nights, political awareness initiatives, and the anticipated annual spring perogy night. Whether you are looking for new friends, hoping to maintain Ukrainian language/customs, learn about Eastern Europe, raise political awareness or simply just eat varenyky, we would be excited to welcome you!
Carleton University Filipino Students’ Association
Carleton University Filipino Students’ Association (CUFSA) focuses on upholding Filipino culture and traditions, while promoting diversity within the Carleton community. CUFSA also strives to provide a space that is inclusive to all students.
Carleton University Muslim Students’ Association
Our vision is to empower and inspire students to be a positive force for change, starting with our commitment to our school and expanding to help those around us. Along with being a Family in Faith for Muslim students at Carleton University, our mission is to provide a welcoming and enriching environment through the services and special events we offer. We also aim to represent the concerns of Carleton’s Muslim student body, encourage civic engagement, and raise awareness about Islam. Some of our main services include the maintaining of our regular prayer space, organizing Friday prayers and providing religious programming and accommodations for special events like Iftars or Eid celebrations. We also host the annual Islam Awareness Week on campus.
Carleton University Nigerian Students Association
The Carleton University Nigerian Students Association is strongly committed to building a network of Nigerians both at Carleton and beyond. Through this network, it will seek to promote awareness of Nigerian issues. Furthermore, the Association, in collaboration with the larger African community, will work to promote social activism among Nigerians.
Carleton University Tamil Student Association
CUTSA is a youth organization meant to bring together the Tamil community at Carleton and spread our culture to the student body. We strive to create comfortable, safe spaces for our event goers and members. Our goal is to create a home away from home for the Tamil community and to put together interactive events that will help people socialize and have a good time. Examples of our events are, mental health workshops, de-stressors, movie nights and board game nights.
Carleton University Turkish Students Association (CUTSA)
First of all, welcome to Carleton University Turkish Students Association (CUTSA).
We look forward to you joining in the fun. CUTSA was founded to promote greater interaction among Turkish youth and students across Canada. Our mission is to create opportunities for discovering our common interests and to work together to consolidate our Turkish cultural heritage, as well as, enhance general awareness of the Turkish culture in Canada.
Chabad Student Network
The CSN is an organization dedicated to providing university students a Jewish experience. We offer a warm, welcoming and stimulating environment for students to celebrate Judaism. We have events ranging from Shabbat and Holiday celebrations, to community service, and Jewish studies classes.
Diversity, Unity, Service, and Transformation
A gathering of individuals participating in social discourse with regards to the teachings of the Baha’i Faith.
To create a space where a diverse group of students gather to explore their spirituality, as well as create opportunities to contribute to the betterment of our community. To reflect on the teachings of the Baha’i Faith, as a foundation in the pursuit of creating an inclusive atmosphere of mutual learning among peers of different beliefs and backgrounds. To help promote an attitude of respect and cooperation among all members, as well as learning to and practicing in consultation – a form of productive conversation that allows for all participants to be heard, to share and respond in a respectful manner. These discussions are purposeful, often action oriented and revolve around advancing the knowledge of the group as a whole. To discuss the prevalent discourse of society, and incorporate social action into our lives, both on campus and otherwise. To support and organize humanitarian and altruistic efforts based on the groups’ learning and the need of our community.
Your Jewish Home Away From Home
Hillel Ottawa’s mission is to enrich the lives of all our Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel Ottawa’s student leaders, staff, and lay leaders are dedicated to creating a pluralistic, welcoming, and inclusive environment for Jewish students. Hillel Ottawa helps students find a balance between being distinctively Jewish and universally human by encouraging them to pursue tzedek (social justice), tikkun olam (repairing the world), Jewish learning, and to support Israel and global Jewish peoplehood. Hillel Ottawa is committed to excellence, innovation, accountability, and results.
HOLAS – Humanitarian Organization of Latin American Students
HOLAS is a humanitarian Organization of Latin American Students that educates about current events and issues faced in Latin America, whilst promoting Latin American culture. HOLAS hosts events to fundraise and help people within the Latin community.
Israel on Campus
Israel on Campus celebrates Israel’s diverse, innovative and compassionate spirit. IOC is pro-Israel, pro-Palestinian and pro-peace. We work to promote dialogue by holding fun and informative events to showcase Israel’s flourishing democracy that strives for equality, rights, and freedoms for all peoples.
Maghreb United Association
The MUA’s mission is to:
- Introduce Maghrebi culture to those unfamiliar with it, or wish to learn about it.
- Provide a place where fellow Maghrebis can meet, socialize and make connections within the community.
Pakistani Student Association
PSA, also known as Pakistani Student Association is a home away from home for Pakistani students at Carleton University, with doors open to all.
The Egyptian Student Association
We are a non-profit organization focused on bringing North African and Middle Eastern students closer and attempting to create a ‘home away from home’ atmosphere for students. We have been active on campus since 2011 and have had many successful events throughout the years. These events are of benefit to both the students in Canada, as a way to socialize and interact with others, as well as the people in need. The events allow us to donate the proceeds to various charities with different goals every year, such as helping children with cancer, refugees and the homeless.
Carleton Communication Undergraduate Student Society
CUSS is a social and academic group of Communications Students at the Undergraduate level. Students involved in the group are a part of fundraising initiatives, social activities, professional development workshops, and networking nights throughout the year.
Carleton Disability Awareness Center (CDAC)
The Carleton Disability Awareness Center (CDAC) provides the Carleton community with social supports regarding disability and accessibility. CDAC is designed to act as a forum for disability issues and to provide advocacy and events. The CDAC staff aims to foster social opportunities and to involve the CUSA membership in disability education and inclusion. They endeavour to challenge the stereotypes about disability and assist in the removal of barriers to every aspect of university life. CDAC achieves this through a wide range of programming for students that are both fun and informative.
Since its founding in 1988, CDAC has become one of the leading disability awareness centers in the country and has been at the forefront of advocacy at the student level. Whether it be in policy through the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), or our Disability Awareness Weeks, we have always been proud of our ability to promote effective change within the Carleton community.
Carleton Film Society
The Carleton Film Society fosters an enriching community for cinephiles and/or budding filmmakers by screening movies on a weekly basis, hosting and engaging in discussions, and sharing resources about the cinematic arts through interactive workshops and activities. The Carleton Film Society will also help its members cultivate their filmmaking talents (including screenwriting, directing, editing, and more) by producing short films from start to finish where members can be involved in any and every part of the production if they would like to.
Carleton University Power to Change
Power to Change – Students is a movement of evangelism and discipleship dedicated to changing the world by helping students discover Jesus, experience the Holy Spirit, and inspire others to do the same! We long for the day when no student would graduate without engaging in the life-changing message of Jesus. Join us for prayer, evangelism training, discipleship, and fellowship.
Blueprint strives to make technology accessible and useful for those who create communities and promote public welfare.
The Food Centre is a CUSA service centre offering a variety of programs with the aim of promoting food security for members of the Carleton campus community. The Food Centre operates an emergency food assistance program for students, faculty, staff, and alumni in need of temporary assistance meeting their food necessities.
Users may visit up to a maximum of two times per month and are required to bring their student or alumni card (or other identifying information), in addition to plastic bags and egg cartons in order to pick up their emergency assistance hamper. The Food Centre also runs food drives and other initiatives and events to support the Ottawa Food Bank, and increase awareness of food security and poverty issues in our community.
Foot Patrol is a volunteer-based safe walk and safety oriented service centre dedicated to ensuring the comfort and safety of the Carleton University community in the evenings. We generally provide safe walks, the Walk and Talk service, event safety support through the Guardian program, and the Borrow a First Aid Kit service to the Carleton community. We have modified our services during the COVID-19 class closure, and currently offer:
Walk and Talk phone line (6 PM – 2 AM, 7 days a week)
Give us a call at 613-520-4449 if you feel unsafe walking anywhere, or if you’re bored, lonely, or feel isolated and want someone to talk to!
Walk and Talk texting line (6 PM – 2 AM, 7 days a week)*
Prefer chatting over text? Feeling bored, lonely, or isolated? Send us a message at 343-883-8169!
Borrow a First Aid Kit (email email@example.com)
Borrow one or more of a variety of first aid kits for up to a month. Now offering no-contact kit delivery and retrieval in Ottawa! See cusaonline.ca/footpatrol for a kit inventory list.
Please note that Foot Patrol is not a crisis line. If you are in distress, please call the Ottawa Distress Centre at 613-238-3311 or your regional crisis hotline.
Foot Patrol will resume its regular services, including its safe walk service where two volunteers can walk or take public transit with you anywhere on campus or up to an hour off campus from 6 PM – 2AM, 7 days a week once all in-person classes restart at Carleton University.
*The Walk and Talk texting line is a temporary service offered during the COVID-19 class closure and will be disabled once all classes resume at Carleton University.
Game Design Carleton
Game Design Carleton (cuGameDesign) is a student club for developers wanting to collaborate to design and build video games. With everything from art and 3D modelling, to coding and storyline; there are many opportunities to get involved, and new members can take advantage of tutorials and training throughout the year. We’re not all work though, every couple of weeks we kickback and game, watch movies or jam at events!
Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre (GSRC)
The Gender and Sexuality Resource Centre (GSRC) aims to be a safe(r) space for Carleton students of all gender identities and sexual orientations through education, advocacy, and support.
The GSRC provides services such as:
- Support and peer mentorship
- Referrals to community resources (including a collection of pamphlets and resources)
- Safe(r) space trainings and LGBTQ+-related workshops and presentations
- The second-largest queer library in Ottawa (with both a lending and reference section)
- Free safer sex supplies (condoms, lubricant, gloves, and dental dams)
- A number of workshops, social events, and guest speakers
Are you interested in entrepreneurship? Do you have an idea for a startup? Do you already own a startup?
If you answered YES to any of these questions hatch is the right place for you.
Hatch, is a student-led entrepreneurship program dedicated to providing its members with entrepreneurial options through social and business networking within and outside of Carleton University.
Our mission is to assist the start-up community and connecting entrepreneurs with investors, potential partners and their peers. In addition, hatch aims at expanding the entrepreneurial ecosystem within Carleton University and Ottawa.
Illuminé is a Christian campus ministry that engages culture, one meal at a time. Young adults from uOttawa, Carleton, Heritage, Algonquin, and many other treks of life gather together each week for a fantastic meal and a chance to feed their body, mind, and soul.
illuminé hosts Talks, Socials, Film and Theology nights, Book Clubs and many other events. We learn about the historicity of our faith, reflect on culture and the human condition, and discuss theology, faith traditions, philosophy, and more.
InterVarsity: Carleton Fellowship
We are a group of Christian students dedicated to building community with people of all faith backgrounds. We hold inclusive bi-weekly social events and weekly faith-based gatherings, including bible studies and prayer.
The Mawandoseg Centre aims to be a safe(r) space for Indigenous students at Carleton and works to address the specific needs of the various Indigenous communities in and around the university. The Centre is also the leading point of contact for non-Indigenous students looking to connect and learn more about Indigenous cultures and histories.
Racialized & International Student Experience
The Racialized & International Student Experience is a lounge for students of all ethnicities and international backgrounds on campus to gather to kick back, relax and socialize with fellow students. RISE aims to be a safe(r) space for Carleton students of all racial, ethnic, cultural and international identities through peer-to-peer dialogue, programming, and support. RISE hosts a series of events throughout the year designed to celebrate international diversity and explore multiculturalism within the Carleton community.
Tespa League of Legends Club
We are the league of legends community at Carleton. We have casual and competitive events where everyone is welcome. From game nights, to having tournaments.
The Wellness Centre
The Wellness Centre is CUSA’s peer-to-peer mentorship centre, focusing on helping students care for their physical, mental and emotional health. Visit the Wellness Centre for a variety of support services and programming, including workshops, events, and peer support.
The Womxn’s Learning, Advocacy, and Support Centre aims to be a safe (r) space for those who identify as Womxn but also anyone interested in gendered based issues. The Womxn’s Centre provides free male/female condoms, pregnancy tests, menstrual products, and a wealth of resources and material. The centre is home to the only Womxn’s only space on campus. All Womxn can use this quiet space for resting, prayer, breastfeeding, and self-care.
We are a group of passionate and motivated students at Carleton University who design, manufacture, and operate an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to compete in the annual national student competition hosted by Unmanned Systems Canada (USC).
Blackbird UAV was founded as an extra-curricular program to provide students with an opportunity to work in a structured team environment with industry-driven objectives. We bring together students with experience in airfame design, modern manufacturing methods, and computer systems integration to develop solutions and enhance the capabilities of UAV missions.
As a team, Blackbird UAV strives to generate interest and awareness for students and the public through competition, research and development, and industry outreach.
Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Student Chapter
CSCE is the stream society for civil, environmental and architecture engineering students. We host social, networking and industry related events. This is a great opportunity to meet other students from all years in your stream.
Carleton Engineering Musical
The Carleton Engineering Musical is a parody musical production with special emphasis on engineering content and humour. Participants have the opportunity to write, direct and perform in a musical performance over the course of the year and meet other artistically minded students. Enrolment in engineering is not a requirement to join, everyone is welcome.
The team has been competing in The Great Northern Concrete Toboggan Race since 1995 and has seen various successes. The team is traditionally composed of engineering students whom enjoy the practical aspect of engineering as well as the nature of competition. Each year approximately 500 students representing 30 teams travel from across Canada and the US to compete against their fellow engineers from different Universities.
While we will not be recruiting new members this year due to COVID-19 and the online nature of the competition, our Team normally takes around 20-30 members to the competition, most of whom are in second year and above. Members earn their spot on the team by participating in events oriented to help the captain and subcaptain team build the toboggan, concrete skis, and crate. Keep Carleton GNCTR in mind for 2022!
Carleton Mechanical and Aerospace Society
The Carleton Mechanical and Aerospace Society (CMAS) is an academic society geared towards students in mechanical and aerospace engineering. CMAS hosts competitions, networking events, talks from industry professionals, and social events. CMAS also has a physical (and now virtual) office space where new students can ask upper-year students any questions they may have (academic or general advice).
Carleton Planetary Robotics Team
The Carleton Planetary Robotics Team (CPRT) is a student-run group a part of Carleton University from Ottawa, Canada aiming to design, build, and program a Mars Rover to compete in international competitions. Every year, our goal is to compete in the University Rover Challenge and the Canadian International Rover Challenge (hosted in Hanksville, Utah and Drumheller, Alberta).
The team is made up of over 50 undergraduate and graduate students from all the Faculty of Engineering and Design as well as the Faculty of Science.
Carleton University Engiqueers
Carleton University Engiqueers (CUE) is Carleton University’s society for LGBTQ+ engineering students, although we welcome everyone! We run a mix of social and education events throughout the year, as well as promote inclusivity in the Faculty of Engineering and Design.
CUE wishes to act as a safe space for members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies, primarily in the Carleton Engineering community as well as to network, socialize and support one another.
Carleton University Troitsky Bridge
Carleton University Troitsky Bridge Building Team is a student group that provides opportunities to undergraduate engineering students to apply the concepts learned in their classes to a real world situation through competing in the annual Troitsky Bridge Building Competition held in Montreal. The competition allows students to compete in a nationwide competition improving their teamwork, analytical and presentation skills in a positive environment, building large bridge models out of strictly wooden popsicle sticks, white glue, and floss. The event finale is a crushing ceremony in which the University’s prove their spirit and bridge strength.
Carleton University Women in Science and Engineering
Carleton University Women in Science and Engineering (CU-WISE) is a student run organization dedicated to supporting women interested in pursuing higher education and/or a career in STEM. We are a group of enthusiastic undergraduate and graduate students who encourage all students in creating an academic environment that promotes the participation of women in science and engineering. In addition, we are committed to fostering a safe space for women on campus. We run a variety of exciting events and initiatives throughout the year including mentorship, networking, mental health, study sessions, professional development, and outreach (industry and academic). Be sure to drop by at the expo to get more information and meet our amazing group of executives!
CITE- Carleton University Student Chapter
The objective of the CITE – Carleton University Student Chapter shall be to provide
undergraduate and graduate students with the means to build positive relationships with
transportation engineering professionals as well as hone leadership skills.
CU InSpace – Carleton’s Rocketry Team
CU InSpace is Carleton University’s Rocket Engineering Team. Our goal is to design, build, and fly a high power rocket for flight at the Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition: Spaceport America Cup and Launch Canada Rocketry Competitions. We perform the development of the rocket under many subteams, which work together to create the entire rocket. CU InSpace’s subteams are as follows: Aerostructures, Manufacturing, Propulsion, Recovery, Avionics, Payload.
The Aerostructures team develops the internal and external structures of the vehicle such as the nosecone, body tubes, and fins, optimizing for low weight and low drag.
The Manufacturing team works with all the subteams to bring their designs into reality, assisting with creating the parts with various manufacturing methods.
The Propulsion team works to develop the rocket’s engine, performing research and development into the operation and construction of hybrid and liquid rocket engines. The Recovery team is in charge of safely returning the rocket to the ground after its flight. They research the design and manufacturing of parachutes and parachute deployment mechanisms.
The Avionics team designs and builds the rocket’s flight computer and associated software. They allow for the rocket to take in sensor data to learn about its surroundings and perform actions based on what point of the flight it is currently in. The Payload team develops a CubeSat Standard experiment for the rocket to launch into the sky. They develop the electrical and mechanical systems of autonomous scientific experiments that can operate in the extreme conditions inside a rocket.
CUBES (Carleton University Biomedical Engineering Society)
Carleton’s Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Society (CUBES) is the official stream society for the undergraduate Biomedical and Electrical Engineering and Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering programs.
We host cool and exciting events and workshops such as arranging exam study sessions and setting up conversations between students and professionals in the biomedical field.
Department of Electronics Society
The Department of Electronics Society is an academic and social society that represents students in the streams of Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, and Sustainable Renewable Energy Engineering stream A. This society exists to enrich and assist engineering students in their studies as well as their social lives by organizing and hosting workshops and events.
Elsie MacGill Learning Centre
The Elsie MacGill Learning Centre (EMLC) is focused on furthering students understanding and comprehension in their engineering studies, and provides students with the academic support they need to achieve their learning goals.
Whether you have a quick question, want to review a solution, or just need a fresh explanation of content that was covered in class; our Engineering scholars are here to help with your ECOR and first-year math and science courses.
Engineers Without Borders
EWB Carleton is a student organization that aims to bring people and ideas together. Contrary to what some might initially think when they hear the name “Engineers Without Borders”, our focus is not on going overseas and building wells and bridges – we use the problem-solving skills that university students typically develop, to drive positive social change.
Faculty of Engineering and Design Recruitment
The Faculty of Engineering and Design’s Recruitment team is set out to educate perspective students on the facilities and opportunities available specifically through Carleton Engineering and Design.
In hosting both on campus and off campus events and visiting high schools around Ontario, our team reaches out to hundreds of prospective students each year. In volunteering/working with our team, current students will have the opportunity to mentor, educate and inspire prospective students.
IEEE (pronounced Eye-triple-E) used to be short for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, but it no longer stands for anything. Despite what it used to stand for, IEEE is heavily involved with all aspects of engineering. The Carleton University Student Branch provides many services which you will find beneficial such as workshops, technical presentations, career networking events, and more. Some of our stand-out events include SPAC (Student Professional Awareness Conference), WIE (Women in Engineering) Wine and Cheese, SLAM (Stay Late And Make) workshops, and Battle Royale (our annual inter-branch LAN party and gaming tournament). You are not only invited to attend these events, but you can also help us organize them and show prospective employers that you have what it takes to succeed.
We are the engineering run student society. We are know for having the cheapest food on campus, and for being a great place to hang out with friends.
Ravens Racing is composed of a multi-year, multidisciplinary range of Carleton University engineering students all vying to put forth the theory learned in class towards designing, manufacturing, and testing formula style race cars.
Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering Society (SREESoc)
SREE Society is a student society that represents the students in the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering program. The society provides services, academic support, and host social events for its members. These include networking night, grilled SREEs, karaoke , intramural sports, a green energy symposium and more!
Systems and Computer Engineering Society
The Carleton Systems and Computer Engineering Society (SCESoc) is a society for the students of the Systems and Computer Engineering Department, which includes Biomedical and Electrical, Communications, Computer Systems, and Software Engineering.
We hold a large variety of events, such as professional and technical skill development workshops, social gatherings, and networking opportunities. Our goal is to help anybody (and everybody) branch out in SCE related fields, and have fun while doing so!
The Carleton subreddit is the largest online Q&A forum for Carleton. It’s a great place to post any questions you have during your studies at the University. It also acts as a hub for sharing and discovering university news, photos, Internet memes, events, and clubs. In addition to general discussion, /r/CarletonU also serves as a portal to many public Carleton chat rooms to get even quicker answers and make new friends with similar interests.
AIESEC is an international organization committed to providing young people the opportunity to travel abroad in challenging environments, which’s allow them to further their self development and leadership potential.
Anime@Carleton promotes Japanese anime, manga, and other pop culture from the land of the rising sun. The club is made up of both casual and serious fans that attend our weekly showings. We also host social activities such as going out for sushi, meeting up for movies, and other activities around the city. Note: with COVID-19 happening, we’re running our showings online and will likely have other online activities planned for the 2020-2021 year.
Through The Best Buddies program, Carleton Students will be matched with individuals with intellectual and/or physical disabilities, creating an opportunity to form great friendships with members of the community. The goals of the club are to make new friends, breakdown societal stereotypes, develop leadership skills and to promote inclusion within our school and in the wider community.
The Bible Study club offers regular Bible studies and fellowship among students from Carleton U., and welcome all who are interested in the Bible and share its reflections and pray for school study with good health.
Cam Hicks’ Kids Foundation (Cam’s Kids) is focused on providing support to young people struggling with anxiety, helping them to cope effectively in order to reach their full potential and realize their dreams.
Cam’s Kids is committed to “Supporting Young People Struggling with Anxiety” by:
1) Creating awareness of common anxiety symptoms in young people, assisting in early identification,
2) Providing tools, lifestyle tips and resources, empowering young people to learn how to manage and overcome anxiety,
3) Sharing young people’s stories; supporting and encouraging their peers to overcome anxiety and reach their full potential.
Cam’s Kids pursues this vision through three primary programs:
1) Website and social media content,
2) Ambassador Program
3) Fundraising and Events
Carleton Book Ravens
The Carleton Book Ravens is a student-led book club that will be active during the fall and winter semesters. The club is open to everyone at Carleton, whether you are a complete bookworm or just a casual reader looking for new books to enjoy. If you love any kind of literature and are looking to connect with other students who like to read, please join us for our monthly meetings where we’ll discuss a chosen novel!
A recreational dance team for anyone who loves to dance, wants to learn to dance and stay active to come together and share in our love for dance. A judgement free space where any student is welcome to join and where many genres of dance may be practiced.
The Carleton eggX club gathers people who want to create something that benefits themselves and the people around them. Our aim is to make coding more approachable to all kinds of students and we’re led by a group of students in various programs who’ve had experience writing and using software.
At eggX, you’ll be able to jump-start your coding journey. We run events and facilitate projects to help ease the process of building your own programming portfolio.
Carleton Improv Association
The Carleton Improv Association is dedicated to the practice and performance of scenes made up on the spot. Practices help to teach the fundamentals of improv in a safe and open space, as well as running workshops, performing on and off campus, and participating in improv summits at universities throughout Ontario and beyond. If you’ve ever wanted to tell jokes , have fun, and meet new people The CIA is the spot for you.
Carleton International Relations Society
The Carleton International Relations Society (CIRS) is a non-partisan, student-run society focused on creating an engaging environment where students from all faculties and disciplines can come together to express their passion for international relations. This is accomplished by hosting various events, from political discussion nights to embassy/high commission visits, and a whole lot more! Our goal is not only to educate and expose our members to new and provocative issues within the domain of international affairs, but to also encourage leadership, participation, and success through connections.
The Carleton Latter-day Saint Student Association is an official student organization formed to promote spiritual well-being, foster and strengthen friendships, and uphold Church standards by sponsoring activities and events for the LDS undergraduates at Carleton University. The Carleton LDSSA continually seeks to identify and meet the needs of its current and future members.
Carleton Marketing Association
CMA is a student-run organization whose goal is to bring together those who are interested in exploring the field of marketing. Our goal is to promote the mingling of commerce and non-commerce students to work together to grow their network and participate in business-related events.
Carleton Musical Theatre Society
Looking for a place to show off your performance skills and connect with musical theatre enthusiasts on campus? Join the Carleton Musical Theatre Society! We strive to produce 1-2 full-length musicals each academic year and host a variety of other performance opportunities and community events. Join us this year for movie nights, cabarets, virtual masterclasses, and more!
We’re a group of students committed to exploring and discovering life through faith. We are trying to make sense of Jesus and his message and to apply Jesus’ teaching to everyday life. We provide a place where people can invest their time in other people and seek to build genuine community within the university context.
Our regular events include weekly discussion groups, large group gatherings and annual retreats, conferences and volunteer opportunities. We seek to engage the campus in grappling with important questions of life and faith.
Carleton Outdoor Guiding and Mentorship
Often today the romance and passion for the outdoors is lost in the easy way of an industrially sustained life. The definition for nights worth never closing your eyes and days that can cleanse the soul has changed, but not for good. Finding a passion in the core of what has made us as humans successful can be challenging but indefinitely rewarding. Carleton Outdoor Guiding and Mentorship is looking to share what lies in the next lake or over the next hill, while exposing what the true life of an outdoorsman entails. Join a Guide and Mentor in the field and in class for opportunities to find a way of life that will change yours forever.
Carleton Tabletop Gaming Club
The Carleton Tabletop Club provides a space for Carleton students to play board games, card games, roleplaying games (like Dungeons and Dragons), and tabletop wargames, as well as finding others with similar interests to enjoy these games with.
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Carleton University Debate and Speech
Ever argue with your partner, parents, professors, local politicians, or friends? Ever feel like you can’t think of that blistering argument or zinger in time? Do you want to amp up your resume/CV by developing your critical thinking skills and building a robust repertoire of snappy one-liners and witty comebacks? Then Carleton University Debate and Speech (CUDS) is for you!
CUDS is a student-run organization dedicated to fostering key public speaking and analytical skills. For the past 20 years, Carleton University Debate and Speech (CUDS) has established a legacy as one of the most inclusive and competitive debate societies in the country! CUDS consistently wins or places well in national and international debate tournaments, even routinely beating Ivy League universities like Harvard, Yale and Oxford. CUDS is also active in the French debate scene. In fact, throughout the years, CUDS has won or been Finalists in various French debate tournaments, including French Nationals 2019. Anyone can join CUDS and participate in English and/or French debate, regardless of experience. To find out more, follow us on social media, or swing by our practices on Discord and check us out!
Carleton University Glee Club
Founded in 2010, the Carleton University Glee Club is a group for people to come together, let loose and celebrate a love for singing. We are a performance club that aims to provide an accepting, friendly, and energetic environment in which individuals can contribute to a fun and positive musical experience. We perform several times throughout the year for both the Carleton and Ottawa community. Look out for us this upcoming year, as we are preparing for our most exciting year yet!
Carleton University Panhellenic Council
We are a group overseeing Carleton University’s three Panhellenic international sororities: Phi Sigma Sigma, Alpha Omicron Pi, and Delta Phi Epsilon. Joining a Panhellenic international sorority allows members to become part of a smaller community of dynamic, diverse womxn. Each of the three Panhellenic sororities are unique, and no matter what your past experiences, interests, and goals, you’ll likely find a sorority that you can call home. Our members make the most of their university experiences – complete with meaningful friendships that last through graduation and beyond, thanks to an extensive network of alumnae across North America. From friendships to academics, community involvement to leadership, our sororities offer womxn a place to belong while making their mark on campus.
Carleton University Ski and Snowboard Club
We love to ski and snowboard! Weekly trips to Mont Tremblant, on-campus jib sessions, other off-campus events and a guaranteed good time. No commitment, just a good time with the homies!
Carleton University Dance Crew
So you think you can’t dance? YOU CAN! Join us as we learn different styles and routines! Everything that we do goes towards our Dance Showcase every March! It gets bigger and bigger every year! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be apart of it!
Catholic Christian Outreach
Catholic Christian Outreach (CCO) is a university student movement dedicated to evangelization. We challenge students to live in the fullness of the Catholic faith with a strong emphasis on becoming leaders in the renewal of the world.
CKCU FM is Canada’s first and longest running campus-community radio station. We started in 1975. Our mandate is to give voice to and represent everything that commercial and public radio do not. We focus on local and communities and interests within it.
cuHacking is Carleton University’s annual hackathon!
What’s a hackathon?
Think of it as a marathon of building and learning new things. Students from different universities and backgrounds get to work together to turn an idea into a reality. Be it an app, website, or hardware hack, the sky’s the limit!
In light of recent developments, the cuHacking team strives to deliver various online events during the upcoming academic year, including workshops, networking opportunities, and much more!
Want to keep in touch? Join our Community Discord Server and follow us on our socials for the latest cuHacking news!
Emerging Leaders for Solar Energy Carleton Chapter
ELSE Carleton is an advocacy group dedicated to educating and connecting the solar industry with the general public of Ottawa. From information nights to fundraising solar projects, ELSE Carleton helps students become better prepared for joining the solar industry. ELSE Carleton is closely affiliated with ELSE Canada, who are a nation-wide, non-profit organization that’s provides mentor ship and networking opportunities for anyone interested in being a part of the solar movement.
Her Campus Carleton
Her Campus Carleton is a part of the Her Campus publication global community. As one of the over 300 international chapters, HC Carleton is our university’s number one source for lifestyle, culture, wellness news and more. We have an executive team who run our publication including editors to help make your writing the best it can be for our website. Along with our online publication, we run in person events to engage our community of readers and writers. This is a great way to strengthen (and publish!) your writing skills no matter your program, make new friends and have fun putting on events for the community.
Ignite Adventist Christian Fellowship
Ignite Adventist Christian Fellowship (ACF) is an open and inclusive group of Christians, serving the Carleton University student body and the local Ottawa community. We aim to be a strong group of Christian leaders who present a Christ-like love to all those we encounter! We hope to uplift and motivate students to reach their fullest potential, which we will accomplish by building healthy relationships and actively promoting the spiritual, personal, and academic growth of our members.
Parks Canada Outdoors Club of Carleton
Whether you’ve never slept in a tent, or you’ve climbed Everest blindfolded, the Parks Canada Outdoors Club of Carleton is your outlet to the great outdoors! We run day and overnight trips throughout the entire year that are accessible to students of all experience levels. If camping, white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, rock climbing, snowshoeing, and skiing have ever crossed your mind, then you’re in the right place. Not only do we run trips, but we also provide a community to meet like minded individuals who share your craving for fresh air. Check out our website and social media to get involved!
Sock ‘N’ Buskin
Founded in 1943, Sock ‘n’ Buskin is Carleton University’s oldest running club. We’ve been the stepping stone for many into the theatre industry, and aren’t planning on stopping anytime soon.
Our goal is to create a fun, inclusive, and supportive community at Carleton University for those that love theatre in any way, shape or form. Even actor Dan Aykroyd is among the many people who embraced their passion for theatre and community through Sock ‘n’ Buskin.
Every year, we put on a number of performances on and off campus that vary greatly in content and style. Traditionally, SnB put on one musical and one Shakespeare, but has recently begun branching out. Recent shows include The Crucible, As You Like It, Sherlock Holmes and the West End Horror, God of Carnage, The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon and The Elephant Man.
A lot of work goes into producing even one show, and that’s why Sock ‘n’ Buskin is supported by an executive board and has two Artistic Directors to oversee that everything gets done.
In the spirit of TED (a non-profit organization), TEDxCarletonUniversity holds a primary mission of sharing knowledge and changing perspectives by giving people within the Carleton Community a platform to spread ideas which are worth sharing. Executives and members of TEDxCarletonUniversity dedicate their time and skills towards planning and organizing Carleton University’s very own annual TEDx sponsored event, which will present a variety of live multidisciplinary talks. TEDxCarleton University also continually contributes towards community engagement initiatives by hosting virtual workshops and panel discussions.
We at Tespa Carleton are devoted to fostering a community where gaming is celebrated by people of all ages, recognized as a force for good, and used to connect gamers on campus. We do this by hosting amazing events, putting together competitive esports teams, and creating opportunities for our members to develop skills and connect with industry professionals.
The Charlatan has been publishing at Carleton for more than 70 years. The first issue was published on Nov. 28, 1945, under the name the Carleton. In the 1970s the name was changed to represent a more edgy newspaper the editors sought to shape.
Today we publish weekly content written exclusively by Carleton students and release a special printed edition of the newspaper each month. Student content ranges from netflix series reviews, to news stories about the latest CUSA election. Are you a wordsmith, photographer, podcaster, blogger or just interested in learning more about journalism? Submit your work or write for us by signing up for our weekly pitch emails.
Visual Arts Carleton
Visual Arts Carleton is a casual, friendly space to put your stressors aside and do some art (no skills or cash required). Each week we work on different art projects and hang out. Looking to make new friends? Interested in honing your skills? Just want to chill out? Our weekly meetings will take you to every corner of the art world—from printmaking to birdhouse painting. So why not come say hey?
Campus Safety Services
Campus Safety Services is a department of the Finance and Administration Division of Carleton University. The department consists of Patrol Services, Parking Services, Technical Services, Emergency Management and the Carleton University Student Emergency Response Team (CUSERT) to address the needs of the community for personal safety, protection of property and parking needs.
Career Services is dedicated to supporting students in all programs and all levels of study as they explore what they can do with their degree, find meaningful degree related experiential learning opportunities, help them lead a successful job search and develop key employability skills.
Carleton University Student Emergency Response Team (CUSERT)
The Carleton University Student Emergency Response Team (CUSERT) is a volunteer campus emergency response team serving the Carleton University community. Operating under Carleton’s Campus Safety Services, CUSERT provides on-call emergency medical response services for the entire Carleton campus, as well as first aid coverage at university events.
Co-operative Education combines traditional, in-class education with hands-on experience. Co-op students alternate study terms at Carleton with four, eight, twelve or sixteen month work terms. We offer the co-option in over 150 programs and streams. Find out if your program offers co-op, and what you can do to participate in the program.
CUPE 4600 is the labour union that represents Teaching Assistants and Contract Instructors at Carleton.
Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities
The Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities fosters the development of an inclusive and transformational university culture where individual distinctiveness and a sense of belonging for every member drive excellence in research, teaching, learning and working at Carleton.
We serve all members of the Carleton community through:
- Equity and Inclusion Promotion
- Sexual Violence Prevention & Survivor Support
- Discrimination, Harassment and Disability Accommodation Response
Environmental Health and Safety
Environmental Health and Safety is responsible for developing the health and safety programs to keep you safe on campus whether you are working, studying or just enjoying our beautiful campus. Now more than ever Health and Safety has taken on a critical importance.
Health and Counselling Services
Health and Counselling Services (HCS) is a multidisciplinary healthcare facility that provides medical services, counselling services and a health promotion program to Carleton University students, faculty and staff.
HCS supports the mission and goals of Student Services at Carleton University. Our staff believes that a caring and supportive environment enhances the educational process and influences student success and retention by modifying or removing health-related barriers to learning. Healthy students are better able to concentrate on their studies and to reach their fullest potential.
HCS is guided by a philosophy that acknowledges the connection between intellectual development, personal growth, and physical and emotional health.
As an integral resource to the university community, HCS seeks to promote well-being and to empower students, staff and faculty to be responsible, self-directed and informed consumers of healthcare services.
Heart of the City Piano Program
The mission of the Heart of the City Piano Program (HCPP) is simple: Make music accessible to every child.
We are a volunteer-based organization that provides piano lessons for inner-city children. Our volunteers are enthusiastic, community-oriented young adults and seniors who serve as excellent role models for the students. The study of music is costly and often inaccessible to youth who are economically disadvantaged. We strive to provide these children with the opportunity to discover music through piano lessons given at their school by volunteers! Presently, the Ottawa branch of the program includes six schools from the public school board system.
HCPP not only teaches the students an instrument, but it also teaches them a means of self-expression, communication and instills self-confidence.
Housing and Residence Life Services
Living on campus is more than just a bed and a meal plan; it is a place that promotes sense of belonging, learning outside the classroom, community support and personal development. Please join us to learn more about how you can get involved in the residence community!
Indigo Girls Ottawa
Indigo Girls is an organization run by young women for young women.
Through diverse mediums we aim to educate and create discussion surrounding current societal themes for girl’s, themes relevant in both local and global contexts. We foster a safe, nonjudgmental, and supportive space to learn and engage together as growing young women.
Our focuses are on youth engagement, discussion-based learning, independent growth and
development, self-esteem, mental and physical wellness, and equipping girls with the tools to become change-makers in life.
We focus on many topics, some include gender barriers, self-care, the role of women globally (i.e. in developing countries), media and advertising, environment, mental well-being, women in STEM, power and pride, and much more.
International Student Services Office
The International Student Services Office (ISSO) offers services and programs that contribute to positive international experiences for all Carleton students. We are dedicated to helping international and exchange students adjust to life in Canada and to helping them get the most out of their student experience. The ISSO supports and encourages Carleton students in gaining international exposure both locally and abroad through volunteer opportunities, international internships and co-op, and participation in exchange or study abroad programs.
The Registrar’s Office manages the academic activities of all Undergraduate and Special students, and manages the academic records of all Carleton students.
Relay for Life Carleton
Nearly 1 in 2 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer. Funds raised from Relay for Life support valuable services for individuals with cancer and cancer research. University Relay for Life is a year-long campaign that encourages the Carleton community to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society. It culminates in an annual event where members of the Ottawa and Carleton community come together in support of those impacted by cancer and to celebrate their philanthropic achievements with food, entertainment, interactive activities, and inspirational speakers. Over the past ten years Carleton University’s Relay for Life event has managed to raise over $1,000,000 towards cancer research making it one of the largest post-secondary events in Canada.
Rotaract Club of Ottawa South
The Rotaract Club of Ottawa South is a student-led not-for-profit service club based at Carleton University. Together, we organize charity events to raise money and awareness for international social issues like disease prevention and healthcare, education and literacy, economic development, and more. We also volunteer with various groups in our local Ottawa community doing anything from serving hot meals to cleaning up community gardens. As a club for students and young professionals we also promote professional development for our members with networking events, speaking opportunities, and peer-to-peer learning. Finally, we value fellowship and friendship between our members, so we host events big and small throughout the year to become a close-knit club. If you value service above self and are interested in learning more or joining the club, we would love to hear from you!
Science Student Success Centre
The Science Student Success Centre helps all undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science define and achieve their academic, career, and social goals.
Student Experience Office
The Student Experience Office facilitates student-centred learning that enhances the university experience by: offering transition support, leadership opportunities, and experiential learning programs.
Sustainability Carleton serves the campus community to initiate, work with and promote environmental and sustainability based programs on our campus. We lead on a number of programs including waste, energy and sustainable travel, and look to engage and work with students towards a low carbon future.
University Services manages a variety of student focused stores and services, including Dining Services, The Bookstore, The Print Shop, Campus Card, Housing and more!
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