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.
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.
- Student Care – 03 369 3388 email@example.com
- UCSA Welfare and Advocacy Service – 03 369 0452 firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Security Office provides support for students and staff 24 hours/ 7 days a week – 0800 823 637
- Health Centre Counselling / GP services – 03 369 4444 email@example.com
- Spanky Moore, Senior Ecumenical Chaplain – 03 369 1069 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
#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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