25 – 29th October 2021
A week of activities designed to support you and your mental and physical wellbeing. See below for details of what we have planned –
- Tea, Toast and Talk: breakfast club
- Speed Mate-ing
- Sexual Health Screenings
- Wellbeing Walks
- Coffee, Cake and Chat: Samaritans on Campus
- Active Listening training
- Bystander Awareness training
- Therapy Dogs
About the Events
- Speed Mate-ing (Monday 25th October)
Want to meet new people at University but don’t know how? Come along to our Speed-Mating event and meet other students! We will have free prosecco, nibbles and other drinks available at this student mixer!
- Positive Minds: Face to Face (Begins Monday 25th October)
Struggling with low mood and depression at University? Come along to Positive Minds, a peer sup-port group for students struggling to keep low mood at bay. This six week drop-in course will run every Monday in person on Stag Hill campus. Run by our trained student facilitators, Positive Minds focuses on promoting positive mental well-being with each week focusing on a different theme to keep low mood and depression away.
- WellFair (Wednesday 27th October)
Come and meet all of the support services available to students on campus. Meet our peer support services, our student money teams and external support for students.
Wellbeing Walk with the Centre for wellbeing
- Panel Discussion on Mental Health: Black History Month (Tuesday 26th October)
A panel event with mental health professionals and students about mental health and wellbeing within the black community.
- Bereavement Support Group: Online (Tuesdays)
Run by the Students’ Union and facilitated by the Chaplaincy (but non-religious, and welcomes all faiths) the Bereavement support group runs every Tuesday and is a safe space to talk and express their emotional about any bereavement that they may have experienced.We know that 51% of student experience a bereavement at University (Being Well, Doing Well survey) and your VP Support wanted to do more. So, this group is for any student who has experienced a loss, either recently or in the past.
- Active Listening Training (Thursday 28th October)
Active listening isn’t just about eye contact, body language and saying “mmm” every now and again. Real, proper active listening is so much more than that. Ever wondered how to support a friend in need? How to help someone in a difficult situation. Join Liam from the Support Zone as he runs this workshop on how to really listen to others.
Wellbeing Week Calendar