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.

  1. June 1, 2020COVID-19 experts in Faculty of Health

    Faculty members in the Faculty of Health have been commenting on various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  2. Mar. 1, 20212020 Co-op Student of the Year Award
    Emily Lam.

    Congratulations to the Faculty of Health 2020 Co-op Student of the Year Emily Lam.

  3. Feb. 25, 2021Social media helped spread misinformation during pandemic
    iPhone on book with pen and laptop.

    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.

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  1. Mar. 11, 2021School of Public Health and Health Systems Virtual Career Panel
    Virtual career panel.

    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.

  2. Mar. 24 to 25, 2021University of Waterloo Virtual Conference on Aging, COVID-19 and the Adoption of Health Technology
    University of Waterloo Virtual Conference on Aging, COVID-19 and the Adoption of Health Technology.

    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.

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