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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.


As part of a dynamic team, volunteers in this program also benefit personally from the development of their knowledge in health and wellness promotion, from building campus and community networks, and by growing their leadership, team and communication skills. Volunteers receive recognition on their Laurier Experience Record.

Hiring for peer wellness educators takes place every year in March with a commitment for the following September through April.

For more information about volunteering, contact Nathan Reeve on the Waterloo campus, or contact Sarah Syrett on the Brantford campus.

Meet the Team

Meet some of our returning Peer Wellness Education team in Waterloo! Information about the rest of our team coming soon.

jessica-l.jpgJessica Linton (Wellness Education Assistant)

third year

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. 

Dillon.jpgDillon Marquez

third year

I wanted to join the team: To make a difference in people’s lives and I believe that begins with one’s health and wellness.

esther-g.jpgEsther Gui

Health Sciences
third year

I wanted to join the team because: I am very passionate about promoting the overall wellness of students, specifically mental health. 

macie-n.jpgMacie Narbonne

Health Sciences
third year

I wanted to join the team because: I want to make sure every student’s experience at Laurier can reach its full potential.

 sara-v.jpgSara Varecchia

fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: It provides a great way for me to help the many students who struggle with the challenges of university life.