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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.

Meet the Team

Meet some of our Peer Wellness Education team in Waterloo! Information about the rest of our team coming soon. Want to meet the team? Join them at one of the "Study with Me" peer to peer studying sessions. Find the dates and times on our workshops page.

jessica-l.jpgJessica Linton (Wellness Education Assistant)

Masters of Education

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about education and wellness and I want to push for a greater focus on wellness within academia.

  

elena.jpgElena Andulajevic

Health Science
third 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

Health Science
third 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

Psychology
third year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about the promotion of mental health and overall wellness. I really look forward to helping educate about wellness resources and making meaningful connections with other students!

bridget brownBridget Brown

Biology and Psychology
fourth 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! 

connor brownConnor Brown

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

Biology and Psychology
second 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. 

sophia buuSophia Buu

Psychology
third year

I wanted to join the team because: I have a passion for improving wellbeing and mental health within my community and believe that informative action from students for students is key!

ava kuceraAva Kucera

Neuroscience and psychology
fifth year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about positive psychology and promoting healthy habits that foster wellbeing. Exercise, healthy eating, and stress management are all passions of mine, and I hope to share my knowledge with my peers

brian matthewBrian Matthew

Neuroscience and psychology
third 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.

ziv.jpgZiv Newman

Psychology
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about mental health and I want to help promote overall healthy living and wellness to other Laurier students.

kayla.jpgKayla Rischke

Bachelor of Business Administration
third 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.

hannah wyattHannah Wyatt

Psychology
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about mental health, self-care, and promoting a healthy lifestyle. I aspire to share my knowledge and personal experiences with my fellow Laurier students to make a difference for somebody who needs the support.