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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)

French
fourth 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

Biology
fourth 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.

elena.jpgElena Andulajevic

Health Science
second 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. 

esther-g.jpgEsther Gui

Health Science
fourth year

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

gillian.jpgGillian Sherman

Psychology
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: it seemed like a great opportunity to get some experience in my dream career field of Psychology/Mental Health Services, as well as make connections with new people and help my fellow students!

kayla.jpgKayla Rischke

Bachelor of Business Administration
second 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.

kellyanne.jpgKellyanne Hart

Film Studies
second year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about wellness and self-care. I believe that it is super important to prioritize health and well-being, especially in university.

sara-v.jpgLeAnn Myles

Psychology
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I believe personal well-being is extremely important for all aspects of life. I want to be there for the journey of others putting their well-being at the forefront of their success. 

macie-n.jpgMariah McCaw

Health Science
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I would like to be an outlet for those who are in need of a smile or would like to learn innovative tools for positive  health habits.

 yasmeen.jpgYasmeen Al Momani

Health Science
fourth year

I wanted to join the team because: I am passionate about the health and well-being of students in our Laurier community.

ziv.jpgZiv Newman

Psychology
third 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.