Student life in the Faculty of Health

Group of Faculty of Health students

Our faculty is a small community. Once you’re here, you’re part of our family. The people you’ll meet and learn with will likely become some of your best friends. Our staff and professors care about you and want you to be successful and happy. And we all want you to have fun while you’re here!

Hear from Faculty of Health students

Faculty of Health student, Esther, chatting with a woman

Finding new meaning in recreation

Esther always knew she wanted to help people. In high school, she envisioned studying nursing. Then a co-op class at a therapy centre for kids with autism changed everything.

Indigenous elder speaking to students

Indigenous initiatives within the Faculty of Health

Learning circles, workshops, and Indigeneity within courses help students and professors address our knowledge of Indigenous Peoples.

Faculty of Health Kinesiology student bandaging someone's foot

Hands on: sports therapy with the Warriors

“I don’t think it would’ve sunk in as well if I was told how to tape an ankle as opposed to being shown it and then actually getting a chance to try it on someone else.”


A day in the life of a Health student

Get the scoop from Emily, a Kinesiology student, residence life don, and trainer for the women’s varsity volleyball team whose competing demands are no match for a well-written to-do list.

Discover what first year is like in Health

What advice would you give to your first-year self? Waterloo Public Health student, Manal, reflects on making friends, putting mental health first, using support services on campus, and touring the campus to know Waterloo was right for her.


Faculty of Health students sitting in a virtual room

Contact a current student

How do you go beyond brochures and websites to learn about university? Simple. Ask the people living the experience: current students!


Clubs and activities in the Faculty of Health

Join a student club! Some of our Health students are involved with


Faculty of Health building.

Learn more about the Faculty of Health

Explore our programs, learn more about co-op, and get answers to frequently asked Faculty of Health questions.

Three Health students

Follow us on Instagram!

Follow @UWaterlooHealth to see what we're up to! Learn about upcoming events and fun stuff happening in our faculty.