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 applied health sciences.
Interested in working with us? See positions available.
- June 1, 2020
Faculty members in the Faculty of Health have been commenting on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Mar. 1, 2021
Congratulations to the Faculty of Health 2020 Co-op Student of the Year Emily Lam.
- Feb. 25, 2021
Social media use during the early days of the pandemic increased the amount of misinformation about the virus, but also helped spread that misinformation far and wide.
- Mar. 11, 2021
Curious about careers in the health field? Join us for the School of Public Health and Health Systems’ (SPHHS) Virtual Career Panel! This webinar will feature SPHHS alumni, as they discuss their experiences in their respective health career. Open to all UWaterloo students, faculty, staff and alumni.
- Mar. 24 to 25, 2021
This free virtual event takes place over two afternoons and examines the promise and limits of technology to promote successful longevity by featuring a diverse group of leaders. Speakers include aging and technology researchers, clinicians and frontline workers, members of advocacy groups, policymakers, technology officers from industry and visionaries that have implemented innovative models for supporting older adults.