Peer Health

Peer Health is a student volunteer opportunity for those interested in working with other students to promote health on campus.

Address
3rd Floor Place Riel, 1 Campus Dr.

Peer Health is a group of U of S undergraduate students who want to make a difference in their community and are passionate about the issues that impact student wellbeing. Peer Health promotes health on campus in many different ways including, but not limited to:

  • In-Person: in the Arts Tunnel, in classrooms with presentations and mini presentations (5 minutes or less)
  • Through Social Media: on Facebook, Youtube and Instagram
  • By Creating: educational displays, campus health campaigns, videos, games and informative table toppers
  • Writing: articles and blog posts to be published on various social media platforms

Peer Health Mentors focus on topics that affect students, including:  Mental Health and Wellbeing, Sexual Health, Nutrition and Fitness, Alcohol Moderation, and Healthy Relationships and Sexual Assault Awareness.

Volunteer with Peer Health

Partnerships

Join us or invite us to join to in making ours a Healthy Campus!

Examples of partnering ideas
  • What's Your Cap Party Smart month
  • Mental health awareness week
  • STI testing World Record breaking day
  • Exercise Is Medicine
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Week
  • Wednesday night Movie night
  • Exam Stress Less
  • Parents On Campus comfort room and programming
  • Health Chats for grad students

Health Promotion Team

Group facilitors
We have group facilitors for the following six health topics:

  • Alicia and Miriam - Healthy Lifestyles
  • Reueben and Elizabeth - Mental Health
  • Lara -Sexual Wellness
  • Erica and McKayla - Healthy Relationships
  • Marlize - What's Your Cap?
  • Kayla-  Parents on Campus

Student Outreach Coordinators 
Shiney and Nicole coordinate our group facilitators 

Volunteers
Our Peer Health Mentors

Health Outreach Coordinator
Rita oversees our Health Promotion Team