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. Mar. 9, 2023Rachel Almaw named 2022 Faculty of Health Co-op Student of the Year
    Rachel Almaw

    Health Studies student Rachel Almaw was selected as the Faculty of Health's 2022 Co-op Student of the Year.

  2. Mar. 1, 2023Long COVID linked to lower brain oxygen levels, cognitive problems and psychiatric symptoms 
    Microscopic COVID particle

    Long COVID is associated with reduced brain oxygen levels, worse performance on cognitive tests and increased psychiatric symptoms such as depression and anxiety, according to new research studying the impacts of the disease. 

  3. Jan. 24, 2023Inaugural Graham Seed Fund recipients announced
    Lili Liu, Charity Oga-Omenka and Monica Maly

    Three Faculty of Health researchers have received grants from the newly created Graham Seed Fund: Dean Lili Liu and Charity Oga-Omenka from Public Health Sciences and Monica Maly from Kinesiology and Health Sciences.

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  1. Mar. 28, 20232023 Faculty of Health Grad Class Send Off
    Grad Class Send Off banner with students holding Waterloo Alumni champagne glasses

    It is a long journey from the first day you arrive on campus to the day you cross the stage at Convocation with your degree in hand. You have learned, grown, and built lifelong relationships, all while enduring the uncertainties and surprises that have transpired in recent years. The Faculty of Health invites you to join us at this celebratory event, hosted in honour of your hard work, dedication, and accomplishments during your time in Health.

  2. Mar. 29, 2023Cooking Club - Session 4 - Full
    Cooking Club Flyer

    The Dean's Advisory Committee on Health and Well-being is hosting a Cooking Club for undergraduate students in the Faculty of Health. Students will come together in the CCCARE Kitchen to prepare several recipes and then will enjoy their meal together.  Students should bring containers to take home leftovers!

  3. Apr. 4, 2023Paint a Pot

    Looking for a great way to destress before exams? Come to the 2nd floor of the Health Expansion Building on April 4 between 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (ET) and decorate your very own plant pot. We will keep your pot until it dries and return it with a freshly potted plant! All Health undergraduate students are welcome! 

    Date: Tuesday, April 4, 2023

    Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (ET)

    Location: Health Expansion Building 2nd floor foyer

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