Animal Biology Students’ Association + Autism Dog Services
Come visit the Animal Biology Students’ Association for some fun carnival games, prizes, and FACE PAINT! We will also be sharing our space with the Autism Dog Services. Get a chance to meet the ABSA exec and see the ADS dogs! We would love to tell you all about our program and our partnership with ADS!
Applied Human Nutrition Student Association
The Applied Human Nutrition Student Association (AHNSA) is a group of Applied Human Nutrition students dedicated to improving student life here on campus! We provide academic resources, exciting networking opportunities and fun events throughout the year, all designed to get our fellow students involved and bring our program closer together.
The Arboretum is a natural green space right here on the UofG campus. It is a living laboratory home to 200+ bird species, 240+ trees and plants, and much more! Swing by our booth and explore the wonders of the natural world, test/learn your tree ID, and learn more about what the green heart of Guelph has to offer.
BBRM Teaching Horses
A display to teach the general public about the amazing opportunity the Bachelor of Bio- Resource Management, Equine Management program offers through the access to horses dedicated for students in this program. Making the BBRM, Equine Management program one of the most unique programs in Canada.
Biomedical Science Student Association
Stop by to learn all about the human body and your anatomy! Learn about your lungs, blood, bones, senses, and much more!
The Child Emotion and Mental Health Lab
The Child Emotion and Mental Health lab, directed by Dr. Kristel Thomassin, is dedicated to improving the lives of children and families. We are a team of University of Guelph researchers who work together to answer important questions related to children’s emotional development and mental health. In our research, we seek to understand how members of the family can contribute in a positive way to development of strong emotion skills. We invite families to visit our booth or website for information on how to participate in our current projects!
Creative Encounters is a non-proft organization that promotes STEM to youth in Guelph and surrounding areas. We will have fun interactive stations for kids and families to play with and learn about the technology we use in our camps and workshops. This may include Ozobots, LEGO Mindstorms EV3s, and much more!
The Guelph Engineering Society (EngSoc) is a group of elected and appointed students ranging in year and program who work together to provide events, services and representation for the engineering student body.
Environmental Sciences Student Executives (ESSE)
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to look through the eyes of an environmental scientist? Join ESSE for a new perspective on rocks, soil, water, and even hockey! While you’re there, feel free to plant some seeds to take home and take a look at some cool radioactive rocks.
Figure Skating Club
The University of Guelph Figure Skating Club is a place for figure skaters of any level to come together and practice their skills gained from prior skating experience. The club offers a supportive environment, free of competition or judgement for folks to maintain and improve their skating skills.
Food Science Club
Feeling hungry? Want to learn more about the food we eat? Join us at the Food Science Building to take your shot at guessing our mystery milkshake flavour! Test your knowledge about food and explore a field of science that we encounter every day in our lives with fun experiments and games. See you there!
Future Vets Club
Future Vets Club is an undergraduate club, aiming to provide pre-veterinary students with exposure to the veterinary field and opportunities to improve their veterinary school applications. Come and join us at our booth to learn some interesting facts about animals or let your creativity flow with paints, crayons and more!
Furever Foster provides the entire UofG community with the opportunity to foster sheltered animals, volunteer, fundraise, and partake in educational experiences. Our goal is to not only provide great experiences for our community, but to also make a huge positive difference for the rescued animals in Ontario. At Furever Foster, happiness is grown, memories are made, and innocent lives are saved.
Come out to Global Vets to learn about vet students volunteering in developing countries and support our cause!
Gryphon Racing is composed of approximately 60 students at the University of Guelph. Student members cover a wide range of backgrounds, skillsets, professional, and academic careers. Together, these students run an applied engineering and design club, who design, manufacture, test, and race a high performance open wheeled vehicle. Team members engage in regular meetings, technical workshops, design work, fabrication, and much more.
Health and Performance Centre
Check out U of G’s Health and Performance Centre (HPC) for some rehab and exercise science-related activities! Tour the clinic space and join in some fun family games for the chance to win some swag. Participate in our obstacle course, and test your anatomy knowledge through trivia games and colouring.
iGEM Guelph is a synthetic biology club dedicated to helping solve real-world problems using synthetic biology. We present these ideas at the international iGEM competition. Our project this year involves engineering a probiotic to increase vitamin B12 and B9 synthesis and absorption in the human gut to help alleviate nutrient deficiencies.
Come join the Kpop club for a random dance play! Whether you want to participate or watch, everyone is welcome! How it works is we play small snippets of Kpop songs and anyone who knows the dance can come up and show off their talent!
Marine and Freshwater Biology Society
Join the Marine and Freshwater Biology Society for an incredible experience with undersea life! You’ll be able to come and see some of the amazing species we study at the University’s Hagen Aqualab. Wonder around our displays and discover how truly astounding marine and freshwater life can be!
Math & Stats Club
Come visit our math themed escape room – you must find clues and solve puzzles or riddles to complete the room and find the key to escape. Family friendly and free!
Meat Science & Muscle Biology Club
The OAC Meat Science and Muscle Biology Club exists to expose any and all students to what goes into assessing and improving meat quality in all types of food animal species. The club prioritizes hands on experiences, tours, and training days, as well as welcoming guest speakers to stay up to date with new developments in the industry!
Discover the mind-blowing world of Nanoscience! Come check out our crowd-favorite demonstrations such as Quantum Levitation, Ferrofluids, and Acoustic Levitation. Watch us levitate a superconductor on a magnetic track, or float styrofoam using sound waves!
Nutrition a and Nutraceutical Science Student Association
Come Join The Nutrition & Nutraceutical Sciences Student Association as they strive to showcase all that our foods, beverages, and nutritional supplements have to offer to live a healthy lifestyle. Interact with our large-scale model of the human digestion system and watch as your food turns into energy for your body to use!
OAC Beef Club
The OAC Beef Club is part of the OAC. We are a group that it is interested in all aspect of the beef industry. For students who currently play a role and those that are interested in learning more about the industry. Through meetings, trips and social’s we are able to help grow the interest for beef cattle at the University of Guelph.
OAC Class of 2023 Coyotes
Come visit the Class of 2023 Coyotes and see what Aggie life is all about! We are full of spirit and would love to share about our time in the OAC. This is our final year so we are going to make it the best!
OAC Class of 2024
As the 150th incoming class of the OAC, we are looking forward to proudly uphold Aggie traditions on and off campus. We are excited to find creative ways to stay connected and host events until we can all be together again! We plan to work closely with upper-year Aggies so we can carry on Aggie traditions in the coming years.
OAC Class of 2025 Bucks
We are your second year OAC Bucks! Come on out to our display to see what a fun- filled year we have had! Executive members will be there to answer any questions you may have. We have awesome buttons that you do not want to miss! Can't wait to see you there!
OAC Class of 2026
We are the Ontario Agricultural College Class of 2026. While we may not be at the University of Guelph for a long time, we are at the University of Guelph for a ram good time! Come visit our display to see all of the fun we’ve had so far at our class events and all of the exciting things to come!
OAC Soil & Crop Club
The OAC Soil and Crop Club is for all students with any interest in soils, crops, and anything in between. Guest speakers from a wide range of areas of expertise are planned throughout the year to enhance the learning and interests of members. We typically run a full day tour to visit local farms, cooperatives, manufacturers, and industry leaders. The club supports students annually in completing their Growers Pesticide Safety Course.
OAC Swine Club
The U of G Swine club is a student led organization dedicated to generating interest, building understanding and providing opportunities for growth in the swine industry. We help students gain exposure to companies representing the swine industry and anyone can join!
Extra! Extra! Join us in our newsroom to learn about the history of campus journalism, how a newspaper gets made, and why newspapers are more important now than ever before. We’ll have fun activities for all ages and unique selections from our archives will be on display, allowing you to see College Royal and campus through the eyes of history!
OVC Class of 2024 Teddy Bear Surgery
The Phase 3 class at OVC will be putting on an interactive opportunity for kids to come repair their stuffed animals. Current veterinary students will perform “surgery” on any little friends that may need a mend. We will also be showing kids how to bandage and care for their friends when have discharged and sent home to recover!
OVC Equine Club
Come out to Equine Club’s display to shoot some old-school hockey goals and learn how to handle horses!
OVC Food Animal Club
Ever wonder what it takes to be a food animal vet? Curious what you might find in your local food animal veterinarian’s truck? Come out to chat with OVC Vet Student ‘Foodies’ and get dressed like a vet! Our club members are happy to answer any questions from aspiring vets of all ages or anyone interested in food animal medicine.
OVC Nutrition Club
Join the OVC Nutrition Club for a chance to Guess the Grams, Match the Calories, and to learn how to Body Condition Score! We will have 3 interactive games/activities for you to do.
OVC Pathobiology Club
Our club enables veterinary students interested in pursuing a career in pathology to be exposed to the field and all it has to offer! We offer an inclusive environment that allows students interested in clinical or anatomic pathology to further pursue activities and educational opportunities in academia and post-graduation! Come visit our booth to learn more about our club and play some fun pathology themed trivia!
Come visit OAC Poultry Club, here you can learn about the different programs Poultry Club participates throughout the semesters. As well as, view day-old chicks, similar to the farm!
Physics and Astronomy Club
Come join the Physics and Astronomy club for exciting interactive demonstrations! Come see the wonders of non-newtonian fluids, launch your own custom paper airplane, and much more!
Sheep and Goat Club
The OAC Sheep and Goat club continues to develop and grow within the university. We are fortunate to be able to run a club that recognizes small ruminants. We are looking forward to a great semester of industry professionals presenting at our club meetings.
Turf Club / Guelph Turfgrass Institute
The Guelph Turfgrass Institute is dedicated to conducting quality research and providing accurate and timely information and education services in turfgrass science with a special emphasis on environmental sustainability and enhancement. Join the us at the new researchf acility (364 College Ave E) for a tour of the building, and hands-on activities hosted by the Turf Club.
UofG Dairy Science Club
We are a club that focuses on the dairy industry. We have bi-weekly meetings through the semester, as well as an annual week-long trip in January. We have many great speakers come in throughout the semester that are educational and interactive.
UofG Horticulture Club
Come visit the Horticulture Club’s display of botanical wonder. Learn about plants and enjoy kid friendly interactive events.
United for Literacy - Guelph Students for Literacy
Children from all grades are invited to participate in our noncompetitive Spelling Bee! All participants will have an opportunity to pick out a book of their interest at the end. Students are also invited to learn about our volunteer tutoring opportunities available in Guelph!
WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering)
Come join the Women in Science and Engineering Club for fun science and engineering experiments and challenges! Using your creativity and design skills you can engineer a Rube Gold Berg Machine and then join us in creating and playing with a non-Newtonian solution! Hope to see you there!
Wild Ontario shares their passion for science and nature using a team of live birds-of-prey! Come on by to meet the birds up-close and learn about some of the most incredible creatures that share our province!
Wildlife Club is here to share the world of wild and wonderous flair, where nature’s athletes flock to play survivals’ sport to not be prey. Come join us in exploring teams of creatures that have skills beyond our imagination! We will have skulls, fish, plants, live critter guests from SciSssnakes, and multiple interactive activities!
The Women in Agriculture Club
The Women in Agriculture Club is a student network of young women who share an interest in the agricultural industry. Created by women for women, this club looks to inspire future leaders in the agriculture industry through opportunities to listen to inspirational alumni, attend networking nights, and pursue common goals. Our display will contain information about our club & opportunities to get involved. We will also be handing out stickers!! Come out & see what the Women in Agriculture Club has to offer you!