Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education

Tanya MacDonell & Jaymie Elder

Award recipients: Tanya MacDonell & Jaymie Elder

Congratulations to Tanya MacDonell & Jaymie Elder recipients of 2015 CIHR Health Professional Student Research Awards.

Kristy Inouye & Kaitlin Nelson

Award recipients: Kristy Inouye & Kaitlin Nelson

Congratulations to Kristy Inouye & Kaitlin Nelson recipients of 2015 CIHR Health Professional Student Research Awards.

Phil Hiscock

Previous graduates: Phil Hiscock

After I graduated from UVic's Bachelor of Education program with a Major in Physical Education in 2005, I moved to Fort St. John and have worked here for 9 years. Currently, in the mornings I teach math and science at the Energetic Learning Campus. Afternoons I work for Pacific Sport Northern BC as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as part of the BC Sports school program.


Katelyn Conway, Jared Hidber and Samanatha Nault in Venice

BA (Recreation and Health Education) students Katelyn Conway, Jared Hidber and Samanatha Nault meet-up to eat icecream on the streets of Venice, Italy after completing co-operative education work terms in Denmark, Sweden and Italy.

Alex Inglis  (Berger)

Previous graduates: Alex Inglis (Berger)

I live in Kamloops, BC and teach both French and PE (Girls in Motion). I am currently working on my Masters of Education while enjoying my maternity leave.

Coaching Studies

MEd (Coaching Studies)

EPHE MEd (Coaching Studies) students pose for a photo at the end of their Summer studies.

Healthier people, healthier places and healthier society

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Programs offered by the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education provide opportunities for you to immerse yourself in the exciting field of exercise science, physical and health education, to study abroad on international exchange or combine work with study to help prepare you for life as a responsible global citizen.

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Kindness challenge

Alyssa Weninger (left), Lauren Bernardi (centre) and Joe Thomas (right) participate in the Victoria Kindness Challenge as part of Dr. John Meldrum's management in recreation and health course.

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