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Applied Health Sciences students studying Kinesiology in the foyer "I chose Waterloo because of its renowned professors and tight-knit community within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences." James Koo - 4th year Kinesiology student

Helping people live healthier lives

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences is dedicated to preventing illness and injury, promoting health and well-being, and helping people get the most out of life. If you’re a person who wants to make a difference, we can give you the tools to make it happen.

Learn more about our Applied Health Sciences programs

Kinesiology - University of Waterloo

Recreation and Leisure Studies - University of Waterloo

Health Studies - University of Waterloo

Public Health - University of Waterloo


AHS Spotlight

Check out our microsite called AHS Spotlight devoted to the stories of the people from the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences. Read first-hand from current and past students about where they’ve been, where they are now, and where they’re going. Click on any of the people below to discover their stories.

Russell Kovshoff - Recreation and Leisure Studies graduate Tamara Maciel - Human Anatomy Lab Demonstrator Rachel McDonald - National Co-op Student of the Year winner Tony Li - Health Studies grad pursuing med school


Student ambassadors - ask us anything


Frequently asked questions


Important Dates for 2016 - 2017


Questions? Ask our AHS student ambassadors!

Recreation and Leisure studies - University of Waterloo

Co-op - Improving lives


Rachel, Kinesiology, helped develop a new clinic to assist patients recovering from stroke.

Make a living doing what you love

Jeff Payne

From varsity soccer to a position in Corporate Partnership with Toronto FC, Jeff Payne's passion for soccer paved the way for a rewarding career.