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. June 21, 2022Planting the seeds of reconciliation
    Dean Lili Liu presents a beaded medallion to Elder Myeengun Henry

  2. June 9, 2022Canada lags behind other countries in providing school food programs to children in need
    Cafeteria-style food servings, including apples and green vegetables

    A University of Waterloo-led international study of more than 10,000 children in six different countries found that approximately half of all students received breakfast or lunch at school in countries such as the United States or Chile. However, only five per cent of students in Canada participated in a school meal program.

  3. May 2, 2022Researchers use survey data to uncover pandemic mental health insights
    Person anxiously looking out of window with blinds

    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.

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  1. June 29, 2022Pride Movie Night: But I'm a Cheerleader - cancelled!
    But I'm a Cheerleader - movie night poster

    This event has been cancelled.

  2. July 6, 2022Indigenous Learning Circles
    Myeengun Henry

    Join Elder Myeengun Henry for an Indigenous Learning Circle. 

    Myeengun will share traditional Indigenous teachings with students, staff, and faculty.  All are welcome!

    Date: July 6

    Time: 2:00 - 3:00

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