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.
- Jan. 24, 2023
- Jan. 11, 2023
See how researchers in the Faculty of Health tackle problems and create impact in areas such as health technology, aging, brain and body, mental health, environment and communities writ large. Health in 3D is a research impact report that showcases how the Faculty's three academic units work to address physical, mental and social well-being.
- Dec. 12, 2022
A University of Waterloo teaching lab is helping the medtech community in southwestern Ontario make great strides in their medical research. The Faculty of Health’s Human Anatomy Laboratory, which is housed in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences, offers the perfect location for surgeons to test procedures on cadaver donors.
- Feb. 7, 2023
Are you looking for a good place to study for your upcoming midterms? Drop by EXP 1686 on February 7th between 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (ET) and enjoy some free hot chocolate while you study! All Health undergraduate students are welcome!
- Feb. 8, 2023
Join Elder Myeengun Henry for another Thirteen Grandmother Moons (Madauswe Shi Sin Swe Nokimis Geezis) learning circle. We will be covering teachings from each of the thirteen months in the lunar calendar, which differs from the twelve months in the Gregorian (western) solar calendar.
- Feb. 9, 2023
The Dean's Advisory Committee on Health and Well-being is hosting a talk with Jack.org on mental health and well-being for students. The talk is open to anyone who is interested in students' mental health.