Health Sciences student ambassador profiles

William

William

Health Studies, Co-op

The Health Studies program not only looks at human health from the level of the cell, it also looks at health from a systems-level creating innovative solutions for complex health challenges. 

Vanessa V.

Vanessa V.

Health Studies, Co-op

What I like most about Health Studies is that it combines courses in both the natural sciences and the social determinants of health, allowing students to be well-rounded and appreciate a holistic approach to healthcare.

Katie

Katie

Health Studies, Co-op

What I like best about my program is that I’m able to apply my learning from the classroom into my everyday life, and that I will be prepared for any health-related career I choose.

Vanessa R.

Vanessa R.

Health Studies, Co-op

The thing I like most about my program is the sense of community. I like how open everyone is to helping each other and asking each other questions.

Kavini

Kavini

Health Studies, Co-op

I like that Health Studies allows me to explore various fields of health care through my classes. Coming into university I knew I wanted to pursue a health care profession but I was never set on a specific field. To have the opportunity to customize my degree depending on the specialization I choose is perfect for me!

Bakhtawar

Bakhtawar

Health Studies

I like the flexibility my program offers. This program is really great, especially if you know you want a career in the healthcare field but just can't decide which one or don't know yet! Health Studies will definitely offer you some clarity in one way or another.

Kobisha

Kobisha

Health Studies, Co-op

I like that Health Studies gives me the opportunity to explore health from many different perspectives! The program has introduced me to a vast number of fields within health and several different careers that I can potentially pursue. 

Maisha

Maisha

Health Studies, Co-op

I love that I have the opportunity to learn about health from a holistic perspective and apply my knowledge both inside and outside the classroom. The program and professors foster an incredible community where anyone will feel welcome and excited to learn!

Jessica H.

Jessica H.

Health Studies

I like that my program offers multiple minors/specializations which allowed me to pursue a gerontology minor. I also like the flexibility of my program as there are a lot of free electives.

Mawj

Mawj

Health Studies, Co-op

I love that my program teaches me about multiple different aspects of health and not just the classic sciences. I love that I'm learning how to make health more accessible and make the world a better place through health. 

Rajan

Rajan

Health Studies, Co-op

I really enjoy the variety of courses we take, not only do we cover the physiology of diseases, but also take a look at the upstream social determinants of health. Health Studies is a great program for really exploring different avenues in the field of health care. 

Shelby

Shelby

Health Studies, Co-op

I like that my program provides me with enough electives to pursue a minor or double major in Psychology!

Mehak

Mehak

Health Studies, Co-op

I love that all the students and staff are extremely helpful and care about each and everyone's mental health.

Safaa

Safaa

Health Studies

The thing I like the most about my program is how great a balance it has between the natural sciences and public health subjects. There is also a great amount of flexibility within the program which allowed me to go on a study abroad!

Avonae

Avonae

Health Studies, Co-op

I like the versatility of my program and the opportunities it presented to gain experience in different health science domains. I especially love the focus on upstream elements through investigation of the social determinants of health.

Anna L

Anna L.

Health Studies, Co-op

I like how Health Studies is a combination of "traditional science" courses but also adds in public health aspects. The program challenges students to explore how social determinants can impact ones health and challenges us to create solutions at the primary healthcare level.

Muskaan

Muskaan

Health Studies, Co-op

I like that Health Studies focuses not only on the scientific areas of health but also on the social aspects such as the social determinants of health. I also love the diversity of this program as it allows us to learn about various fields of health care.

Priya V

Priya V.

Health Studies

I love how welcoming and inclusive the professors and student body are. Everyone is always smiling and ready to lend a hand!

Niko

Niko

Health Studies, Co-op

What I like best about my program are the students and faculty.

Rachel

Rachel

Health Studies, Co-op

I like the tight knit community in the Health Studies program. There is so much room to grow, both inside and outside of the classroom, and further your dreams - whether that be through specializations, research or minors.

Salva

Salva

Health Studies, Co-op

The Health Studies program offers a multidisciplinary approach to health and healthcare and considers many approaches to treating illness and preventing disease. I love the variety of courses taken during my degree; courses rooted in the sciences, social sciences, and public health!

Abanoub

Abanoub

Health Studies

The best thing I like about my program is learning health from multiple perspectives and how interesting the courses are. You really get exposed to a more holistic approach to healthcare and you also have the opportunity to choose a specific minor/specialization depending on your interests!

Shenise

Shenise

Health Studies

I enjoy that the Health Studies program includes applied sciences as well as social sciences which I believe are equally important. Health Studies also allows for flexibility so that I can take electives that fit my personal and academic interests. This program has helped me to discover newfound interests in healthcare.

Danielle

Danielle

Health Studies, Co-op

I love the health courses I get to take and explore. I went into University not knowing which path I wanted to take in my career, but through the program I have been introduced to many different fields that exist in the healthcare system that I never knew existed. With co-op as an option, I not only have the opportunity to learn about these fields, but work in them and carve a unique and meaningful career path for myself.

Shajanthini

Shajanthini

Health Studies, Co-op

I like the variety of health courses the Health Studies program requires, which allows me to see health through a multidisciplinary approach.

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