We inform, engage, support, and connect members of the University of Waterloo community to build capacity for health promotion and wellness.
Our Work and Projects
Health Promotion leads and organizes the work on the University of Waterloo Wellness Collaborative, which is committed to the continual improvement upon health and wellness at the University of Waterloo. For more information, visit the Wellness Collaborative website.
Peer Health Education
Peer Health Education is a program that promotes positive health behaviours and lifestyle choices to support physical and mental wellness and academic success. Volunteer Peer Health Educators work together to plan and implement health campaigns to promote on- and off-campus resources to students. For more information, visit the Peer Health Education webpage.
Health Promotion leads and coordinates the Thrive events throughout the academic year. Thrive is a series of events focused on building positive mental health for University of Waterloo students, faculty, and staff. For more information, visit the Thrive website.
Collaboration and Consultation
Health Promotion team members lead and participate in projects in Health Evaluation and Research; as well as providing consultation on a variety of cross campus committees. Find more information, on our Collaboration and Consultation webpage.
Single and Sexy
Single and Sexy, a play written and performed by University of Waterloo students, addresses many situations that first-year students may face while at university. Single and Sexy is a high energy, entertaining, non-judgmental, powerful performance and is recommended by staff, faculty, upper-year students and many community-based agencies. The play addresses issues that range from homesickness to abusive relationships to sexuality and shifting values. For more information, visit the Single and Sexy webpage.
Health and Wellness Communications
Our Communications team creates health and wellness communications content for a variety of venues, including but not limited to: