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Student Organizations

Faculty of Science Students' Association

The Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Science is comprised of nearly 4,000 students. The Faculty of Science Students’ Association (FOSSA) is a group of science students that hope to provide a diverse and enlightening experience to the Laurier science community. FOSSA provides activities, information and services to enhance the educational, cultural, environmental and social conditions of its members throughout the year.

Laurier Biology Association

The initiative of Laurier’s Biology Association (LBA) is to provide a source of unity to all Biology students and faculty across the many branches of the subject and facilitate interaction between other science-based faculties.

The LBA provides a supportive and active community for students from all majors who have an interest in the biological sciences either academically or just as a biology enthusiast. LBA values both academic and non-academic aspects of university life and caters to these aspects through various events throughout the year. Events may include a trip to Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, an annual "Meet the Profs" event, exam review sessions, and various social events.

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Laurier EcoHawks

EcoHawks works to raise awareness of environmental issues, promote sustainable living and encourage the reduction of individuals' ecological footprints. In order to achieve this, we hold a number of events and promotions throughout the school year. Their mission is to encourage the development of environmentally friendly living habits of students and to work towards limiting Laurier's ecological footprint.

Laurier Naturalists

The Laurier Naturalist Club is a group of students who love learning about the environment and the biodiversity that surrounds us. We enjoy spending time outdoors and experiencing nature through various activities such as guided and self-guided hikes. Our main purpose is to focus on education and to learn about nature through hands-on activities, speakers, trivia nights, and other events. Our overall goal is educate and connect students to the surrounding environment.