Are you interested in becoming an exec on one of the best clubs at Western?
For all the students out there that are very passionate about getting involved in the biology department, please see the attachment to apply for one of our VP positions! Due date for VP applications is Thursday, March 9th at 11:59PM! We will contact you personally if you have been selected for an interview.
Best of luck to you all! 😊
WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING NEXT SUMMER?
Seeking Adventure? Interested in Conservation?
On Thursday, October 13th at 5:30pm in WSC 240 (Western Science Centre), Dr. Justin Hines of the field research organization Operation Wallacea will be giving a presentation about opportunities available for students next summer. Choice of location includes the cloud forests and coral reefs of Honduras, the lush tropical rainforest and immense coral reefs of Indonesia, the rivers and estuaries of the Peruvian Amazon, the bush of northeastern South Africa, and the coral reefs of Cuba. For 2017, we are also excited to introduce Croatia to our list of research sites!
- Learning to dive on an uninhabited tropical island among world class coral reefs
- Jungle trekking in pristine unsurveyed rainforests seeking out species new to science
- Working on sustainable community development projects with the locals (Indonesia, Honduras)
- Surveying river dolphins, manatees, uakari and spider monkeys and macaws along the Peruvian Amazon
- Performing big game surveys and assessing bush habitat (South Africa)
There are over 40 projects available for research assistants and over 150 individual research projects. So come to the presentation and hear more about what this exciting program has to offer!
Applications have now closed; thanks to everyone who submitted one. Interview offers will be sent out later this week, so stay tuned!
To everyone interested in becoming more involved with BUGS, our committee applications are now open! The application for all the committees and their details are attached below.
The committees available include:
- first year committee
- fundraising-finance committee
- promotion-operations committee
- outreach committee
- events committee
- social media committee
- academics committee
The descriptions of every committee can be found in this folder.
You must be a paid member of BUGS in order to apply to be a committee member!
The applications are due on Monday, October 3rd at 11:59PM. Please make sure to send your completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No late applications will be considered! Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview, which will be conducted the week of October 10th.
Join us for info on our events, meet new people + the execs, and get FREE PIZZA!
BUGS Membership sign ups will still be available at the door! $5 for all the perks!
To celebrate our membership drive, we’re giving away some cool BUGS merch!
Our 2016 membership drive has officially started! Watch this short video to learn about BUGS and why you should become a member:
Our brand new membership page is now up! Get them while they’re hot!
For more info on why you should sign up, check out this cool info poster below:
Starting next year, BUGS will be making a number of changes to how it’s run. We’ve updated our club policies to reflect these changes. You can read the new Constitution of the Biology Undergraduate Society below.
If you have questions, suggestions, or would like to propose an amendment, please email email@example.com
– The 2016-2017 BUGS Executive Team
$10 for all the old shirts
$15 for #BIOLOGY toques
$15 for new shirts
$30 for sweatpants
Winter pack: shirt, pants, toque – $45
Click here to purchase!