Future graduate students

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Graduate studies at the forefront of health research

In the School of Public Health Sciences, our researchers are working to reduce the global burden of illness through health promotion, disease surveillance and implementation of healthy public policy.

Our research, education and training aims to solve significant local, provincial, national and international challenges in public health and health systems.

Your future

Our graduate students go into academic research positions and assume professional and leadership roles in areas including health promotion, health planning, policy and health information analysis, research management healthcare coordination, epidemiology and program evaluation.

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Grad life from a grad perspective

Over a period of time during their studies, we asked graduate students to take footage of their lives. These short one-minute videos showcase graduate student life here at Waterloo.

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Danielle Brandow (MSc Public Health Sciences) investigated the links between contaminant exposure, nutritional status, and food use in First Nation and Metis communities in the Northwest Territories. 

Why Waterloo? 

Canada's most innovative university for over a quarter of century, the University of Waterloo is a global leader for hands-on, experiential learning and comprehensive research. Our one-of-a-kind entrepreneurship ecosystem is fueled by our creator-owned intellectual property policy and our full spectrum of support.

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