We're building healthy futures

Committed to improving the quality of life for individuals and communities through innovative education and research activities, the Faculty of Health (formerly Applied Health Sciences) is a leader in the development of strategies that prevent disease and injury, protect and promote healthy living, optimize physical ability, and improve well-being across the life course.

Where will the future take you?

In high school and applying to university? Check out our undergraduate programs to find your fit.

Considering grad school? Learn more about graduate studies in the Faculty of Health.

Interested in working with us? See positions available.

  1. May 2, 2022Researchers use survey data to uncover pandemic mental health insights
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    A deep dive into mental health survey data by researchers at the University of Waterloo shows that almost a quarter of Canadians are still reporting anxiety and suggests that the mental health impact of the pandemic might still be observed for a few years to come.

  2. Apr. 26, 2022New approach to advance care planning preferred by Canadian long-term care residents
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    Researchers have developed a better way to support end-of-life planning in long-term care homes, according to a recent study.

  3. Apr. 21, 2022A layered approach is needed to prevent infections from becoming harder to treat
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    Counteracting antimicrobial resistance needs a multipronged approach, including training, labeling food products, working with the media and changing mindsets, according to a new study.

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  1. June 23, 2022Alumni Office Hours with Rebecca Wong Kai Pun (BA '09)
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    Be one of 30 people to join Rebecca Wong Kai Pun, Owner and Speech Language Pathologist at Bloom Speech Language Therapy, and hear about her experiences at the University of Waterloo and how they continue to help her today.

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