We're building healthy futures

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. Mar. 5, 2019Remembering friend and visionary Ken MurrayKenneth G. Murray.

    The University remembers and reflects on the life and contributions of Kenneth G. Murray, LLD '95, founder and patron of the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP).

  2. Feb. 28, 2019University of Waterloo appoints new Applied Health Sciences deanLili Liu

    The University of Waterloo has appointed Lili Liu as the next dean of the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences.

    Liu currently serves as the chair of the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.

  3. Feb. 27, 2019Variety necessary to bring anxiety-reducing meditation to university classroomsAttentive students in large classroom

    Variety may be the key to encouraging large groups of students to engage in anxiety-relieving behaviour, according to a study at the University of Waterloo.

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  1. Mar. 27, 20192019 AHS Grad Class Send-Off Photo of two champagne glasses with bubbles

    Graduating students from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences are invited to join Dean Paul Stolee, professors, and staff to celebrate your achievements. Hear from an AHS alumnus, enjoy snacks and sweet treats, and cap it all off with a champagne toast! 

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