SHAPE program

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2017 semester.

About the program

As a part of the Student Health Ambassador and Peer Educator (SHAPE) Program, you will have the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team of students committed to providing valuable health and wellness resources and programs to the university community. The ambassador team supports students by planning events and activities, developing workshops, providing guidance and education, and connecting students to campus and community services.


  • Learning/training in Health and Wellness topics
  • Mentorship & goal-setting with professional staff
  • Skill development through innovative planning and experiences
  • Connection to the campus community
  • Meeting other students with similar interests
  • Making meaningful contributions to the well-being of other UVic students
  • Gain valuable career related experience for résumé building


You are on your way to becoming a SHAPE member if you meet the following requirements:

  • Must have a keen and passionate interest in Health and Wellness
  • Dependable: You are your word! 
  • Professional and collaborative approach
  • Friendly, inclusive attitude, and welcoming
  • Motivated and wanting to inspire self and others
  • You are able to attend SHAPE Training. This will take place in January 2018
  • Attend weekly 1-2 hour meetings (none in December or April) Wednesdays 4 – 6 pm
  • You can commit to a full year (September – April) of volunteering. Time requirements can fluctuate and will average a minimum of 3 hours/week

TO APPLY, download and fill out the SHAPE application form and send to Annie Lucas by email

For more information please directly contact Annie Lucas by email