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Programme of events - Wellbeing Week (4 - 8 February 2019)

Monday 4 February

  • 'Take a Break' sessions where staff and students can access advice and information in relation to wellbeing and mental health in an informal setting. Light refreshments (i.e. tea and coffee) will be provided and the session will be attended by representatives from the different teams in the Wellbeing Support Services. Monday 4 - Friday 8 February, 12 - 2pm, Senate House Foyer. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • PGR Potential Advantage drop-in session. Monday 4 February, 1 - 2.30pm, Wolfson Exchange, Library. Register your attendance for the PGR student seminar here. (This session is open to Postgraduate Research students only).
  • Wellbeing Warwick Secret Challenge. You can read more about Warwick Secret Challenge here. Monday 4 February, 2 - 4pm, SH 2.05, Second Floor Senate House. Register for the Wellbeing Warwick Secret Challenge here. (This session is open to staff and students).

 

Tuesday 5 February

  • Respect Day. Departments to promote Dignity and Respect at Warwick - what will your department be doing? Tuesday 5 February. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • Kindness Rocks. The Kindness Rocks Project, founded by Megan Murphy, is based on the profound truth that one message at the right moment can change someone‚Äôs day, their outlook, and, indeed, their whole life. The messages on these thoughtful pebbles take many forms: gratitude, affirmations, encouragement, and offers of hope. Details to be confirmed. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • Student Minds Mental Health in Sport Workshop to increase awareness of mental health and promote an inclusive and supportive environment in physical activity and sport. Details to be confirmed. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • 'Take a Break' sessions where staff and students can access advice and information in relation to wellbeing and mental health in an informal setting. Light refreshments (i.e. tea and coffee) will be provided and the session will be attended by representatives from the different teams in the Wellbeing Support Services. Monday 4 - Friday 8 February, 12 - 2pm, Senate House Foyer. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • Spirituality and Wellbeing. Kate Pearson, our Anglican Chaplain, will explore the evidence of a link between spirituality and wellbeing. We will explore what spirituality is and look at resources that may help us explore our own spirituality. Tuesday 5 February, 12 - 1pm, Chaplaincy. Register to attend for the Spirituality and Wellbeing session here. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • Menopause: Stress, nutrition, and exercise by Julie Dennis (nutritionist, personal trainer, mental health first aider and menopause expert) from Henpicked. Tuesday 5 February, 1 - 3pm, OC0.02 Oculus. Find more information about the menopause talk, and register your place, here. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • PGR Wellbeing Hour. Come and speak to the Postgraduate Community Engagement Team and Wellbeing Support Services teams, share a wellbeing tip in exchange for tea, coffee and fruit, and read the wellbeing tips left by others to get some inspiration! Tuesday 5 February, 2 - 3pm, Wolfson Research Exchange. Find more information about PGR Wellbeing Hour here. (This session is open to Postgraduate Research students only).
  • Study Happy Kirby Corner. Take a break and join Study Happy for biscuits and chat! Tuesday 5 February, 2.45 - 4.15pm, Library Floor 1. You can find more information about Study Happy Kirby Corner on the Library's website here. (This session is open to students only).
  • PG Tips. Join the PG Hub team for a study break, to meet other postgrads, and to share tips on postgrad life. Tuesday 5 February, 3 - 4pm, Relaxation Room, PG Hub. You can find more information about PG Tips here. (This session is open to Postgraduate students only).

 

Wednesday 6 February

  • Main Wellbeing Event with stands showcasing internal and external wellbeing services. Wednesday 6 February, 10 - 3pm, Chancellor's Suite Rootes Building. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • 'Take a Break' sessions where staff and students can access advice and information in relation to wellbeing and mental health in an informal setting. Light refreshments (i.e. tea and coffee) will be provided and the session will be attended by representatives from the different teams in the Wellbeing Support Services. Monday 4 - Friday 8 February, 12 - 2pm, Chancellor's Suite Rootes Building. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • PGT Wellbeing Hour. Come and speak to the Postgraduate Community Engagement Team and Wellbeing Support Services teams, share a wellbeing tip in exchange for tea, coffee and fruit, and read the wellbeing tips left by others to get some inspiration! Wednesday 6 February, 2 - 3pm, PG Hub main atrium. Find more information about PGT Wellbeing Hour here. (This session is open to Postgraduate Taught students only).
  • Study Happy Mindfulness. These free weekly workshops are a great way to try different mindfulness techniques if you are a beginner, and find dedicated space and time for regular practice. Wednesday 6 February, 1 - 2pm, Seminar Room, Library Floor 2. You can find more information about Study Happy Kirby Corner on the Library's website here. (This session is open to students only).
  • What is Wellbeing? An Interdisciplinary Exploration. Taster session of the IATL Module Understanding Wellbeing Theory and Practice. Wednesday 6 February, 1 - 2pm, Humanities Studio (H0.76, Humanities Building). Register to attend the 'What is Wellbeing?' session here. (This session is open to students only).
  • Presentation and workshop of the Phase 1 report 'Improving students' wellbeing in the teaching and learning environment'. Wednesday 6 February, 2.15 - 3.30pm, Humanities Studio (H0.76, Humanities Building). Register to attend the presentation and workshop here. (This session is open to staff and students).

 

Thursday 7 February

  • Student Funding stand. Speak to Student Funding during Wellbeing Week and National Student Money Week in the Atrium at the SU. Thursday 7 February, 11am - 12pm, Atrium Students' Union. (This session is open to students only).
  • 'Take a Break' sessions where staff and students can access advice and information in relation to wellbeing and mental health in an informal setting. Light refreshments (i.e. tea and coffee) will be provided and the session will be attended by representatives from the different teams in the Wellbeing Support Services. Monday 4 - Friday 8 February, 12 - 2pm, Senate House Foyer. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • Knot Just Knitting. Come and learn to knit and crochet with a friendly group in the Chaplaincy. All materials provided. Thursday 7 February, 1 - 3pm, Chaplaincy. You can find more information about Knot Just Knitting here. (This session is open to students only).
  • Study Happy Creative Chillout. Study Happy have teamed up with the Creative Learning Team from Warwick Arts Centre to bring some colour in your Library life! Join in and try some relaxing, creative activities. Thursday 7 February, 1.30 - 4.30pm, Seminar Room, Library Floor 2. You can find more information about Study Happy Creative Chillout here. (This session is open to students only).
  • Wellbeing and Failure. Taster session of the IATL Module Understanding Wellbeing Theory and Practice. Thursday 7 February, 2 - 4pm, SH 2.05, Senate House. Register to attend the Wellbeing and Failure session here. (This session is open to staff and students).
  • Wellbeing Warwick Secret Challenge. You can read more about Warwick Secret Challenge here. Thursday 7 February, 2 - 4pm, SH 2.05, Second Floor Senate House. Register for the Wellbeing Warwick Secret Challenge here. (This session is open to students only).

 

Friday 8 February

  • Student Minds Mental Health in Sport Workshop to increase awareness of mental health and promote an inclusive and supportive environment in physical activity and sport. Details to be confirmed. (This session is open to staff and students only).
  • Motivation and Productivity. This is for individuals who would like to understand more about factors that can impact motivation and productivity, and what to consider when seeking to increase and improve motivation and productivity. Friday 8 February, 10am - 12pm, Wellbeing Support Services, Senate House. Find more information and register to attend here. (This session is open to students only).
  • 'Take a Break' sessions where staff and students can access advice and information in relation to wellbeing and mental health in an informal setting. Light refreshments (i.e. tea and coffee) will be provided and the session will be attended by representatives from the different teams in the Wellbeing Support Services. Monday 4 - Friday 8 February, 12 - 2pm, Senate House Foyer. (This session is open to staff and students).

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