School of Health and Exercise Sciences

The mission of the School of Health and Exercise Sciences is to optimize human health, from the individual to the population, through excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement.

The School of Health and Exercise Sciences has a sustained record of research published in scholarly journals, exploring health and human movement in today's society to create positive changes in health.  Its faculty are committed to building research partnerships with individuals involved in all levels of health and human movement research, health service provision, and community based health promotion initiatives.  Its interdisciplinary research programs provide rich opportunities for research training for undergraduate, masters and PhD students.

Research is a vital activity within the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.  In the school, you will find:

  • World-class researchers and labs
  • Close knit community with impressive faculty-student ratio
  • Network of institutional and industry partners
  • Interdisciplinary opportunities with other UBC faculties, departments, and research institutes