Category Archives: Health and Wellbeing

Whanaunga from another Maunga – Free BBQ today 11.30am to 1pm

Head down to C-Block Lawn today (Wednesday 25 September)  between 11.30am and 1pm for the Whanaunga from another Maunga – Free BBQ event being held as part of Diversity Fest 2019.

It’s an opportunity to take a moment to relax, enjoy some free kai (UCSA will be running the BBQ – vegetarian, gluten free and halal options available) and meet new people.

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Mental Health Awareness Week – Five Ways to Wellbeing and support on campus

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week in Aotearoa New Zealand, which is all about focusing on our wellbeing and making sure we’re looking after ourselves.

The Five Ways to Wellbeing are five simple yet proven actions you can use every day to help you find balance, build resilience and boost your wellbeing.

CONNECT / ME WHAKAWHANAUNGA
Talk and listen, be there, feel connected

KEEP LEARNING / ME AKO TONU
Embrace new experiences, see opportunities, surprise yourself

TAKE NOTICE / ME ARO TONU
Remember the simple things that give you joy

BE ACTIVE / ME KORI TONU
Do what you can, enjoy what you do, move your mood

GIVE / TUKUA
Your time, your words, your presence

Support on campus
If you’d like to talk to someone about life at UC, getting help with course work, a personal matter or you just need someone to talk to, there is a range of free support available on campus.

 

 

September is FASD Awareness Month

9 September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day and we’d love to see you wearing your red shoes during the whole month of September.

Red Shoes Rock! is about everyday kiwis stepping out in red shoes to build awareness of FASD during September.

Help spread the word by sharing why you’ll be Rocking Red Shoes in September!

#WaiParuKaRaru is the chance for you to have your say about our drinking culture and win some $$HMONEY doing it! It’s an awesome opportunity for young people (aged 16 to 30 years old) to get engaged in the kōrerorero about alcohol-free pregnancies.

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