Health Studies student ambassador profiles

William

William

Health Studies, Co-op

The Health Studies program not only looks at human health from the level of the cell, it also looks at health from a systems-level creating innovative solutions for complex health challenges. 

Vanessa V.

Vanessa V.

Health Studies, Co-op

What I like most about Health Studies is that it combines courses in both the natural sciences and the social determinants of health, allowing students to be well-rounded and appreciate a holistic approach to healthcare.

Priya P.

Priya

Health Studies, Co-op

What I like best about Health Studies is its multidisciplinary and well-rounded approach to health education.

Anna S.

Anna S.

Health Studies, Co-op

I like that my program has a lot of flexibility so that I'm able to tailor it to meet my academic interests.

Kathleen

Kathleen

Health Studies, Co-op

I like that my program teaches students to not only treat illnesses once people are already sick but how to prevent diseases and promote health on a population level!

Zanib

Zanib

Health Studies, Co-op

I love the versatility of the Health Studies program. I have the option to learn and focus on a specific area of health i.e., research, informatics, or clinical. 

Vanessa R.

Vanessa R.

Health Studies, Co-op

I love the flexibility of my program and that I'm able to take a variety of courses that help guide me towards what I'm truly interested in. 

Kavini

Kavini

Health Studies, Co-op

I like that Health Studies allows me to explore various fields of health care through my classes. Coming into university I knew I wanted to pursue a health care profession but I was never set on a specific field. To have the opportunity to customize my degree depending on the specialization I choose is perfect for me!

Bakhtawar

Bakhtawar

Health Studies, Co-op

As a Health Studies student, I love that we study all aspects of health, disease, and healthcare, while also having room for various electives and the opportunity to gain practical work experience with the Co-op option! 

Kobisha

Kobisha

Health Studies, Co-op

I like that Health Studies gives me the opportunity to explore health from many different perspectives! The program has introduced me to a vast number of fields within health and several different careers that I can potentially pursue. 

Xenia

Xenia

Health Studies, Co-op

I chose Health Studies because of the diversity of the program. In addition to having almost two years of work experience when I graduate, I also get to learn about both the natural and social sciences, giving me a broad and specific view into human health and public health issues.

Maisha

Maisha

Health Studies, Co-op

I love that I have the opportunity to learn about health from a holistic perspective and apply my knowledge both inside and outside the classroom. The program and professors foster an incredible community where anyone will feel welcome and excited to learn!

Christina

Christina

Health Studies, Co-op

My favourite part of the program is the variety of disciplines and subject areas. I've learned about health from a biological, social science, ecological, and public health lens, really opening my eyes to the opportunities available in this field.

Jessica H.

Jessica H.

Health Studies

I like that my program offers multiple minors/specializations which allowed me to pursue a gerontology minor. I also like the flexibility of my program as there are a lot of free electives.

Hammad

Hammad

Health Studies, Co-op

I love that my program has so many amazing minors, specializations, and options that allow us to branch off into the aspects of health studies that we are most interested in!

Mawj

Mawj

Health Studies, Co-op

I love that my program teaches me about multiple different aspects of health and not just the classic sciences. I love that I'm learning how to make health more accessible and make the world a better place through health. 

Rajan

Rajan

Health Studies, Co-op

I really enjoy the variety of courses we take, not only do we cover the physiology of diseases, but also take a look at the upstream social determinants of health. Health Studies is a great program for really exploring different avenues in the field of health care. 

Amber

Amber

Health Studies, Co-op

I love my program because it provides a great balance between organic sciences and social sciences. There is a lot of flexibility to take a variety of courses! 

Shelby

Shelby

Health Studies, Co-op

I like that my program provides me with enough electives to pursue a minor or double major in Psychology!