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.
- May 24, 2023Winter 2023 Teaching Assistant Awards announced
The Faculty of Health’s Teaching Fellows are excited to announce the recipients of the Winter 2023 Faculty of Health Teaching Assistant Awards: Michelle Tomczewski, Noramy Gonzalia Diaz and Tasha Shields.
- May 15, 2023Helping to reduce drug overdoses
Layered over the pandemic in 2021 was an epidemic. Toxic drug overdoses in Canada spiked that year, with almost 8,000 reported deaths from opioid overdoses alone. In British Columbia, 2,264 people died that year of toxic drug overdoses.
- May 1, 2023Researchers explore why some people get motion sick playing VR games while others don’t
A new study, led by researchers at the University of Waterloo, found that the subjective visual vertical – a measure of how individuals perceive the orientation of vertical lines – shifted considerably after participants played a high-intensity VR game.
- May 31, 2023Snack Pack
The Dean's Advisory Committee on Health and Well-being is launching a Snack Pack program. Swing by the 2nd Floor Foyer in HLTH Expansion between 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Wednesdays in the Spring term to grab a snack. All Faculty of Health students welcome!
- May 31, 2023Walking Wednesdays
Join us for a walk around Ring Road each Wednesday at 12:00. Meet at the HLTH EXP Ring Road Entrance. Rain or Shine! Everyone welcome!
- June 3, 2023Alumni Weekend 2023
Alumni are invited to reunite, reminisce and celebrate with your classmates, friends and family at reunion events, anniversary celebrations, learning opportunities and more!