Anxiety an ACT approach

We know it can be tough to experience anxiety while at University. UC Health counsellors are hosting an anxiety workshop to provide students with the opportunity to chat to other students to learn some strategies, in a non-judgmental and safe environment.

For more information reach out to Anna Dalzell at the UC Health Centre

The 120 Challenge

Take on 120 for the 120,000 this Endometriosis Awareness Month!

At least 120,000 girls, women and those assigned female at birth live with endometriosis in Aotearoa, New Zealand. This year for International Endometriosis Awareness Month, Endometriosis New Zealand is leading a powerful movement to raise awareness and vital funds for all those living with this condition.

On the 1st of March 2024 they will be kicking off 120 for the 120,000 challenge! A challenge that is open to absolutely anyone who is keen to make a difference for all those who are impacted by this condition.

Taking on The 120 Challenge is an opportunity to make your own challenge, one that suits you and all those around you. You might choose to go at it alone or challenge someone to join you, the choice is yours. Find inspiration in the theme for the month Living Well Together to create a fundraiser that excites you and inspires others!

You can find more information here, or hear from their experts on 11 March!

Read & Write digital literacy tool to support your learning

Reading, writing, comprehension and recall are vital to success, and Read&Write will provide you with key study tools to strengthen these skills.

You can use it with on-screen/digital texts to generate notes from your readings, to research, revise, complete assignments, check spelling, grammar, punctuation, take exams and do much more.

UC Assistive Technology Service is hosting an online webinar. You will get to see a range of digital literacy tools to support your learning. From reading, writing, studying and researching. 

This webinar will provide an introduction to how Read&Write can support with text-to-speech, dictionary and vocabulary tools, study tools, annotation tools and more. As well as helping you with writing via word prediction, voice notes, speech recognition, vocabulary support, research skills and more.

Presenter: Rachel Coathup, Customer Success Manager, TextHelp for Education.

Date: March 5, Tuesday

Time: 1 to 1.30pm

To enrol in the webinar, write to

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