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Peer Wellness Education

The Peer Wellness Education team supports the physical, emotional and psychological health of students at Laurier by promoting proactive wellness strategies and resources.

Under direction of the Wellness Education Coordinator, Peer Wellness Educators research, develop and deliver a variety of health and wellness initiatives to engage students in learning about healthy living for the enhancement of their academic and personal success.

Passionate about wellness? Join the team!

We are currently hiring for the 2024-25 Waterloo and Brantford teams!

Apply by February 25th! All information on Navigator: Job ID 188664 for the Waterloo team, and Job ID 18865 for the Brantford team.

Preference is given to candidates who have earned the Wellness Education Certificate. For questions about this program, reach out to wellnessed@wlu.ca.

Meet the Team  

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Leo Garcia Pimentel Carral (Wellness Education Assistant)

Waterloo team
Master of Social Work
first year

I wanted to join the team because: I believe that everybody deserves to experience wellness. I am passionate about making sure wellness is accessible to all people, and I want to continue the efforts to make this the case for all Laurier students.

 

elena.jpgJasmine Cossette

Brantford team
Forensic Psychology and Criminology

third year

I wanted to join the team because: I think that healthy bodies and healthy minds are the pillars of academic success. It is my pleasure to help students thrive in any way I can!

natalia-luciani.jpegNatalia Luciani

Brantford team
Forensic Psychology

third year

I wanted to join the team because: I believe in making mental health a priority in students' lives.

elena.jpgElena Andulajevic

Waterloo team
Health Science

fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about mental health and wellness promotion! Students on campus should always have a place to reach out to when they need help or are struggling to find necessary resources, and I simply love being part of the process.

carina avdeevCarina Avdeev

Waterloo team
Health Science
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about wellness and wellness promotion. I want to be able to positively impact the lives of Laurier students by helping them reach their wellness-related goals to allow them to thrive.

sydney austinSydney Austin

Waterloo team
Psychology

third year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about the promotion of mental health and overall wellness. I aspire to share Laurier’s wellness resources and my own knowledge and personal experience to help support the student community in their unique wellness journeys.

bridget brownBridget Brown

Waterloo team
Biology and Psychology
fifth year

I wanted to join the team because: I am very passionate about wellness and I want to contribute to health and wellness on the Laurier campus! 

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Connor Brown

Waterloo team
Psychology
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: being able to help with students' mental health is important to me. Striving towards wellbeing can't be accomplished alone, and I am glad that I can be part of the process.

morgane bradingMorgane Brading

Waterloo team
Biology and Psychology
third year

I wanted to join the team because: I wish to advocate for the development of an easy, heathy, and sustainable lifestyle for all Laurier students. 
 

brian matthewBrian Matthew

Waterloo team
Neuroscience and psychology
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I believe all aspects of wellness are important and without appropriate care for each of them it can prevent us from reaching our goals. I aspire to help our Laurier community, so that they will prioritize their wellness and become successful in the tasks they take up.

kayla.jpgKayla Rischke

Waterloo team
Bachelor of Business Administration

fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about all aspects of wellness, especially physical and mental wellness, and I aspire to share my own knowledge, personal experience, and techniques with students in the Laurier community to help them create their own personal plan for wellness.

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Kat Brady

Waterloo team
Bachelor of Business Administration

third year

I wanted to join the team because: I wanted to help others understand wellness and reach their ultimate wellness goals.

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Morgan Bennington

Waterloo team
Sociology, Psychology, and Women and Gender Studies
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I am very passionate about wellness overall and learning more about it. I love to help and share with others accessible, realistic and safe ways of improving all the dimensions of wellness so that they can feel their best.

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Julia Kalicki

Brantford team
Social Work

third year

I wanted to join the team because: It is important to discuss wellness and its different aspects. As I am passionate about wellness promotion, I want to educate others about wellness and provide a positive impact on our Laurier students!