Wellness and Health Awareness Team

W.H.A.T. promotes health and wellness in the campus community by connecting students to support on campus to create healthy, sustainable lifestyles.

Health and wellness - for students, by students

As a student-led health outreach team, W.H.A.T. is committed to creating a healthier campus community.

W.H.A.T.'s work

W.H.A.T. helps to organize health promotion events around campus, focusing on:

Mental Health

Mental health including sleep, stress and anxiety

Sexual Health

Sexual health including health sexuality

Addiction awareness

Addictions awareness and substance use

W.H.A.T. volunteers also host a weekly Virtual Board Game Cafe on Tuesdays from 4 – 5 p.m. and Fridays from 9 – 11 a.m. (MST). All UCalgary students are welcome to join. It is a great way to de-stress and meet other students. 

Upcoming events


  1. Madison Powell

    Program: Biomedical Sciences
    Hobby: Downhill Skiing

  2. Rafa Abbas

    Program: Biological Sciences and Psychology
    Hobby: Video making

  3. Brandon Huynh

    Program: Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology
    Hobby: Calisthenics

  4. Greis Beharaj

    Program: Psychology
    Hobby: Reading

  5. Sofia Celis

    Program: Health and Society
    Hobby: Hiking

  6. Andrew Tran

    Program: Psychology
    Hobby: Reading

  7. Goundo Diarra

    Program: International Relations and Honors Social and Cultural Anthropology
    Hobby: Travelling

  8. Ghozllane Selouani

    Program: Health and Society
    Hobby: Skating

  9. Noreen Sanosa

    Program: Psychology
    Hobby: Indoor Gardening

  10. Tarek Drissi

    Program: Cellular, Molecular and Microbial Biology
    Hobby: Music

  11. Shokouh Abolhosseini

    Program: Psychology
    Hobby: Knitting

  12. Jessica Howe

    Program: Social Work
    Hobby: Tabletop Games (and wishing I was playing Tabletop Games)

  13. Hafsah Syed

    Program: Nursing
    Hobby: Hiking

  14. Joshua John Jexy

    Degree: Biological Sciences
    Hobby: Biking, RC

  15. Lauren Wong

    Major: Cellular Molecular Microbial Biology
    Hobby: Taking trips to the mountains to explore different hiking trails

  16. Lisa Huang

    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Hobby: Sketching, drawing (art)

  17. Michelle Nguyen

    Program: JD
    Hobby: volleyball, swing dance

If you want to volunteer with W.H.A.T., please email communityhub@ucalgary.ca to receive information about upcoming opportunities. 

W.H.A.T. is a recognized Peer Helper Program that is eligible for co-curricular record credit.

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