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Educating for Capability
In the BHSc (Honours) Program, students not only develop interdisciplinary knowledge in health, wellness, and illness, but also cultivate crucial skills for learning and collaboration that will foster their long-term success in any health-related field.
What do BHSc students say?
“I feel fortunate to be a part of a program that has broken away from the current instructional education system and instead has moved towards a learning paradigm that encourages divergent thinking.”
Monis, BHSc (Honours) Class of 2012
“BHSc was a transforming experience both in my personal and professional life. It taught me to be a self-directed life-long learner, to recognize the right boundaries to push, and continually learn, grow, and improve. It highlighted the importance of collaboration, interpersonal relationships, and support for one other. I came into the program thinking ‘we are strong alone’ but learned that ‘we are much stronger together!”
Sahar Farshchi Zarabi, BHSc (Honours) Class of 2016
“I’m happy to have the opportunity to explore health sciences through a interdisciplinary lens in the BHSc program. The diverse course selection offers a variety of topics, ranging from anatomical sciences to ‘soft skills’, such as communications. An extensive network of peer and faculty support facilitates a rewarding learning experience, where no question goes unanswered and no query left unexplored. BHSc is a unique program that offers a well-rounded approach to health sciences.”
Ronald Leung, BHSc Class of 2015
“I will always be grateful for the amazing opportunities I have had while being in this program. I’ve learned more than I thought possible; I’ve learned the value of self directed learning and of reflection, and I’ve gotten to study what I truly love. BHSc has taught me the meaning of community. I feel supported by my peers and the faculty, and I know that should I need help or advice there’s always someone around to listen. It has been wonderful being part of this program; an experience which will stay with me the rest of my life, wherever I go.”
Sorina Stef, Child Health Specialization, BHSc Class of 2014
“In this program, I have not only gained knowledge, but I have learned how to… learn. Learning takes patience, re-evaluation, re-prioritizing, critically appraising, genuine curiosity, passion, interest, dedication, renewing motivation, and a group of talented people who encourage you every step of the way. This program is truly one of a kind.”
Monica Gad, Child Health Specialization, BHSc Class of 2014
“BHSc has charged me to be a better student, friend, and individual. It has provided me with countless opportunities that have allowed me to grow in ways I never imagined possible. BHSc encouraged me to challenge the status quo, to take learning into my own hands. Through an intimate learning environment, I have been able to find myself as well as the passions that drive me in order to make a difference. BHSc has enabled me to become comfortable in my own skin.”