The Centre Of Lifestyle Studies


The Centre of Lifestyle Studies or COLS coordinates and supports interdisciplinary research and community engagement activities which increase our understanding of lifestyle choices contributing to health and wellness. Primary purposes of the Centre are to understand the personal, social, economic and environmental benefits associated with pursuing healthy lifestyles.



  • To assess, foster, monitor lifestyle and lifestyle change.
  • To assess the impact of significant life events on lifestyle.
  • To develop, coordinate and deliver functional program models that enhance individual and community health and wellness.
  • To facilitate networking opportunities amongst students, scholars, and professionals and partners in developing well-rounded perspectives on lifestyle and health and wellness.
  • To provide training and professional development opportunities through COLS for a comprehensive understandings of lifestyle behaviour and its role and value in health and wellness.

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