About us

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The School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education and the Univeristy of Victoria are located on the territory of the Coast and Straits Salish people. The university sits on the site of an old Lekwungen village.

Our school

The School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education is an academic department within the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria.

Our vision

Our vision is of physical activity as an agent for health, human potential and social change; leading to healthier people, communities and society.

Our mission

Our mission is to prepare professionals to transform and enrich the lives of individuals and communities by creating and sharing knowledge in the areas of exercise science, physical and health education.

Our people

The School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education is widely known for the quality of its teaching and outstanding contributions to scholarly research, but we are most proud of something else -- our outstanding faculty and staff.

Our community

When asked what sets the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education apart from others, our students, friends and colleagues will tell you, “the people, the community and the relationships.” We pride ourselves on getting to know you, the person, your passions, interests and curiosities, and our primary objective is to help you to mazimize your potential.

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