Stories by and about the people in the Faculty of Health.


Katie, a Therapeutic Recreation student, sitting outside with her grandmother.

Revolutionizing the future of senior care through entrepreneurship

Katie, a Therapeutic Recreation student, always knew she wanted to work with people. But she never imagined she'd start her own company and reimagine the future of senior care.

 

Two women in TV studio with green screen behind them.

Helping kids at SickKids

Rachael started off not knowing exactly what she was looking for. But she knew she wanted to help people. She found her dream job by exploring and looking for that great fit.

 

University of Waterloo students at the MLSE Launchpad.

Consulting with MLSE LaunchPad

When Nathaniel signed up for REC 413 with Katie Misener, a professor in Waterloo's Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies, he knew it would be good — he’d taken two of her courses already.

 

Jon, a Waterloo Recreation and Business grad, talks with a customer as the Elora Brewing Company.

What can you do with a recreation degree?

Jon draws on the knowledge and skills he gained at Waterloo to run a successful brewing company and deliver outstanding customer experiences.

 

A Waterloo co-op student at her work from home desk.

Co-op on the front lines of a pandemic

Christina's winter co-op job took her in an unexpected direction: to the front lines of Canada's COVID-19 pandemic response. And that experience has set her on a new career path.

 
 

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