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Committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and communities through innovative education and research activities, Applied Health Sciences is a leader in the development of strategies that prevent disease and injury, protect and promote healthy living, optimize physical ability, and improve well-being across the life course.

Where will the future take you?

In high school and applying to university? Check out our undergraduate programs to find your fit.

Considering grad school? Learn more about graduate studies in applied health sciences.

Interested in working with us? See positions available.

  1. Sep. 12, 2019What multilingual nuns can tell us about dementia
    Nun in habit writing in book

    A strong ability in languages may help reduce the risk of developing dementia, says a new University of Waterloo study.

  2. July 1, 2019Applied Health Sciences welcomes new dean, Lili Liu
    Lili Liu.

    The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences is pleased to welcome our new dean, Lili Liu, who begins her tenure this month.

  3. June 26, 2019How students and professors perceive classroom technology
    View of a large classroom from the back.

    Students think it is instructors’ responsibility to ensure they don’t surf the web in class, according to a new study. 

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  1. Oct. 28, 2019Speed Networking 2019
    Speed Networking: the starting line of your future

    Join AHS alumni as they return to campus to share their experiences, offer career insight, and speak with you and your classmates about what to expect once you have graduated from Waterloo.

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