Current graduate students

Welcome to graduate studies in the Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences.

We hope that your time with us will be both challenging and rewarding.  The quality of our faculty, staff, and physical resources is among the best in North America.

Learning through coursework, writing papers, working on thesis projects, and experiential internships is only part of what you can gain from your experience. 

Each of you brings unique talents and expertise, which we encourage you to share with your fellow students and faculty. There are many opportunities for learning outside of lectures and seminars.

Waterloo's Kinesiology and Health Sciences (KHS) graduate students and alumni have national and international reputations because of their active involvement in scientific meetings and success in publishing in top journals. In fact, a recent report ranks us as the number one Kinesiology program in Canada for research impact1

We hope that you will carry on this tradition.

Current graduate students can find all relevant resources including forms, guidelines, regulations, and academic deadlines within the KHS Graduate Community on LEARN.

Connecting with your KHS Grad Team

Do you require course advising or help creating a selected topic? Ready to submit your thesis proposal or defence form? Questions about your coursework program or upcoming practicum term? Connect with Mark Valentim, our Grad Advisor and Program Coordinator! 

Do you have questions about your program progression/plan? Need advice about next steps or milestones in your grad career (and beyond)? Funding inquiries or scholarship questions? Connect with Alicia Nadon, our Grad Program Manager. 

The KHS Grad team is always happy to help and support you as best we can! 

1Making Research Count: Analyzing Canadian Academic Publishing Cultures (PDF)