Events - 2013

Friday, November 22, 2013 — 10:40 AM EST
globe and passport

Interested in going on an International Exchange? Want to get more information about programs/places available to AHS students?

Come to our AHS International Exchange Information Session held on November 22nd, from 10:40 – 12:00 (noon) in LHI 1621(Sunlife Financial).

Come and hear about application, program and scholarship information as well as personal student stories and experiences from past AHS exchange students!

This event is part of a larger event called ‘International Education Week” organized by the University of Waterloo during Nov 18-22.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
AHS Volunteers

Never underestimate the power of volunteer experiences! If you have significant volunteer experience, attend this workshop to learn how to market your volunteer work effectively and professionally to prospective employers throughout your résumé and during interviews.

Sign-up's required. Please email

Monday, November 18, 2013 — 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EST
Human body skeleton

Learn what to consider when applying to health-related professional/grad programs. Topics include GPA; prerequisites; admission tests and exam scores; funding; research, volunteer/work experience; personal statements; and reference letters.  

This workshop is brought to you by the Centre for Career Action

All students welcome. 

Thursday, October 17, 2013 — 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Please join us for “Fashion in Motion” featuring the paintings of University of Waterloo Kinesiology alumnus Scott Kish (BSc '95) and celebrating the fashion designs of Project Runway Canada winner Evan Biddell. This is an exclusive sneak-peak at Scott’s latest artwork and an excellent opportunity to network with fellow Applied Health Sciences grads.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 — 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

The Applied Health Sciences Fun Run is an annual event, held on Reunion (formerly Homecoming) weekend in September, for the University and wider community.

For over two decades, we've welcomed back our Alumni to join with students,faculty, staff and the community in this run to celebrate active, healthy living. They come in costume, high tech gear, or casual weekend wear with families and strollers in tow!

For details see AHS Fun Run 2013.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 4:45 PM to 6:45 PM EDT

Thinking about grad school? Learn more at our AHS Graduate Studies Event.  

Wednesday, September 25
4:30pm – 6:30pm
Sun Life Financial Auditorium (LHI 1621)

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
Professor Kelly Anthony, teaching Fellow, Applied Health Sciences,
The University of Waterloo is pleased to participate in the Kitchener
Public Library's (KPL) Ideas and Issues Lecture Series. Each week at 12 noon, a 50-minute lecture is presented by a Waterloo or Wilfrid Laurier university professor.  Pre-registration is not required to participate and there is no charge to attend.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Are you thinking about graduate studies next fall?
Do you have some questions about graduate scholarships?

You are invited to attend a scholarship information session!

The major scholarship competitions occur in the fall term with results announced the following spring; you must apply one year in advance of holding your scholarship. 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 — 3:30 PM EDT

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences is pleased to host Dr. Edward Kanyesigye, Dean of Science and Technology, from the Uganda Christian University, from now through June 21st.

All are invited to attend a special research seminar by Dr. Edward Kanyesigye on Wednesday, June 12th titled “Uganda Health Services: An Insider’s Viewin Lyle Hallman Institute (LHS) Room 1633 at 3:30 p.m.

Tea/coffee and snacks will be served.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 — 10:00 AM EDT

Convocation is a special time for our graduates to celebrate their achievements with family and friends.

This spring's convocation is particularly exciting as it's the first time that Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) graduands have their own ceremony vs. hosting convocation in conjunction with our sister faculties.

AHS graduands are invited to a special celebratory breakfast at 8:30 a.m. in B.C. Matthews Hall, with convocation ceremonies beginning in the Physical Activities Complex (PAC) at 10 a.m.

Monday, May 13, 2013 — 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM EDT

Momentum is building towards the completion of our AHS (Applied Health Sciences) strategic plan.

As part of the consultation process, we invite faculty, staff, students, and stakeholders to join us for a Faculty-wide discussion of the draft plan.

Our strategic plan will guide our efforts to 2018 so we encourage you to participate and we welcome your feedback!

Thursday, May 9, 2013 — 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Rohit in Zambia
Waterloo's Faculty of Applied Health Sciences invites the AHS community to an exclusive screening of the new documentary The Cola Road, featuring the work of AHS grad Rohit Ramchandani (BSc ’04).
Friday, May 3, 2013 — 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EDT

Hosted by the Graduate Association of Recreation and Leisure Studies (GARLS), the Graduate Leisure Research Symposium aims to advance discourses of knowledge surrounding leisure research (recreation, sport, tourism, therapeutic recreation, and the like) and facilitate scholarly communication among students and faculty interested in various aspects of leisure research.

Thursday, May 2, 2013 — 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM EDT

The Faculty of Applied Health Sciences will be hosting the second annual AHS Graduate Student Research Conference on May 2, 2013. The conference is an opportunity to highlight the breadth and the excellence of the graduate student research being conducted across the faculty. It will provide a forum for graduate students to present their research to faculty, students and other expert colleagues.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 — 8:00 AM to 3:15 PM EDT

University of Waterloo TD Discovery Day in Health Sciences is presented in partnership with The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, and is a day of hands-on workshops to help grade 10 and 11 high school students explore the wide variety of careers in the field of health sciences.

Thursday, April 4, 2013 — 5:45 PM EDT
This fun and entertaining fund-raising hockey game began in 2007 to commemorate our colleague and mentor who died after a courageous battle with cancer. Dr. Patla was a professor of Kinesiology at UW for 25 years with a research interest in health, aging and human movement.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 — 5:30 PM EDT
Alum Bob Hunter with AHS student

Applied Health Sciences graduating students are invited to join special alumni guests Bob Hunter (BSc '76, Kinesiology), Barb Willet (BSc '87, Health), Mano Watsa (BA '99, Recreation and Leisure Studies), their favourite AHS professors, and Dean Susan Elliott, as they offer congratulations and inspiring words of advice.

Saturday, March 2, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST

The University of Waterloo Brain Bee, hosted by the Department of Kinesiology, is a competition for students in grades 9 through 12 in the Region of Waterloo. Competitors answer questions about the brain and neuroscience, with the winner proceeding to the national brain bee competition.

Friday, January 25, 2013 — 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
logo of Transitional Council of The College of Kinesiologists of Ontario

Kinesiology is becoming a regulated health profession in the province of Ontario.

Join Conny Glenn, President of the Transitional Council of The College of Kinesiologists of Ontario for this presentation outlining the affiliated legislation, registration process, and requirements.

Monday, January 21, 2013 — 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM EST

In recognition of Alzheimer Awareness Month, the Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP) is pleased to host Living Well with Dementia: public lecture and exhibition.

Living Well with Dementia and Challenging the Myths

Dr. Peter J. Whitehouse, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Thursday, January 10, 2013 — 6:00 PM EST

Join over 21 AHS alumni as they return to campus to share their experiences, offer career insight, and speak with you and your fellow classmates about what to expect once you have graduated from Waterloo.

In small groups, you’ll be able to meet and talk with alumni, ask questions, and find jobs that interest you.  After the “speed networking” component, you will have the opportunity to follow up and speak with any of our alumni guests over a bite to eat.

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