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.
- Aug. 17, 2017
Young people between the ages of 15 and 30 living with a chronic illness are three times more likely to attempt suicide than their healthy peers, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo.
- Aug. 17, 2017
For the Winter 2018 term, $50,000 in total funding will be available to Applied Health Sciences faculty members to coincide with the Faculty's 50th anniversary.
- Aug. 16, 2017
Two Kinesiology professors are among 10 researchers at the University of Waterloo who will receive $792,614 for infrastructure to support research.
- Sep. 15, 2017
If you want to learn more about AHS HeForShe and promote gender equality in our Faculty come and join us! All students, staff and faculty welcome as we work on a variety of initiatives for the AHS community.
- Sep. 29 to 30, 2017
Gather your friends and join us for this year's Reunion in celebration of the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences' (AHS') 50th anniversary and the University's 60th anniversary. We have lots of exciting things in store to mark the significant Faculty and institutional milestones, so come back to campus to Revisit, Reunite and Relive your fondest memories and make new ones.
Reunion opens with Trivia at The Bomber on Friday, September 29 at 5:30 p.m. and concludes with the Oktoberfest Dinner and After-Party back at the venue Saturday evening. Online registration is now open.
- Sep. 30, 2017
In its 32nd year, the AHS Fun Run is the largest and longest-standing Reunion tradition at the University of Waterloo. As part of the Faculty’s 50th anniversary, this year's run will also feature special elements in celebration of our milestone.