Current students

Juggling multiple deadlines can often be a challenge, so come learn how to manage your workload! Join us for discussions on setting schedules, taking breaks, prioritizing work, and more. Learn new tips or share what works for you! Cookies and coffee will be provided, so please email us (sphs.gsa@uwaterloo.ca) if you have any dietary restrictions.

As this session will be offered in a hybrid format, feel free to join in person at EXP-1686 or online. We can't wait to see you there!

Come meet your mentor or mentee and learn more about how to have a successful mentee/mentor relationship!

Students who did not sign up to get matched with a mentor/mentee are welcome to join and can participate in icebreakers, and discussions, and enjoy some cookies and coffee. Please email us (sphs.gsa@uwaterloo.ca) if you have any dietary restrictions.

This session will be offered in a hybrid format, so feel free to join in person at EXP-1686 or online. We can't wait to see you there!

We are excited to invite our first professional speaker, Sara Husain (MBBS, MSc, MHE, PMP) from the Public Health Agency of Canada for our October Lunch & Learn event.This event will provide students with an opportunity to learn about career paths in public health. Sara can answer questions about how to balance being a part time student while working full time, transitioning from a provincial health position to a federal health position, how to get involved in the Canadian Health Evaluation Society as a student, and more.

Join us at "Art in Health" to explore different artistic techniques in a relaxed and supportive environment. This event will provide students with an opportunity to learn how to sketch using different art techniques, such as “contouring”, which involves sketching the outline of an object. The goal is to facilitate a creative process that allows students to self-explore and de-stress while learning a new art technique.

Welcome to a new year of peer mentorship! We are excited to welcome you to the program this year. The first session will introduce exciting developments for the 2022-2023 school year and will be a chance for students to connect and learn more about the program. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be served. Please email us (sphs.gsa@uwaterloo.ca) by Friday, September 23 if you have any dietary restrictions.

This session will be offered in a hybrid format, so feel free to join in person at EXP-1686 or online. We can't wait to see you there!

Join us Thursday, June 9th from 1-3 pm ET for our special workshop hosted by Melissa ZettelThis workshop recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic had and continues to have an ongoing impact on our moods, thoughts, and behaviours. This workshop will provide information around the impact on our nervous system, space to reflect on both growth and challenges of the last year and orient yourself to the on-going changes of this pandemic. The goal is to facilitate meaningful conversations around what works best for you when re-entering your world.

Melissa Zettel (She/Her) is one of the Embedded Wellness Co-op Counsellors. Melissa is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers. Melissa holds a Bachelor of Arts from Wilfrid Laurier University, and a Bachelor of Social Work from Lakehead University. She completed her Master of Social Work at University of Waterloo.

Join us on Friday, April 29th from 12-1 pm ET for our Monthly Peer Mentorship to discuss "How to Have A Productive Spring Term."

April's session will be an opportunity for students to chat about strategies to meet your work goals while building in time for rest throughout the term. We will also talk about ways to stay productive while working towards comprehensive exams, thesis proposals, defenses, research, practicum/internships, journal manuscripts, etc. These are common milestones to work towards during the spring term. We will be discussing in small groups in a non-judgmental setting.