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Events to support your wellbeing

Student support services  resizedThe University’s support and wellbeing teams are running lots of great events during January and February to show what help and advice is available and to demonstrate all the different ways we can support our own wellbeing. 

Student support events

  • Wednesday 18 January, 11.00am–2.00pm: University Library
  • Wednesday 25 January, 11.00am–2.00pm: Portland Building
  • Thursday 2 February, 11.00am–2.00pm: Students’ Union
  • Wednesday 8 February, 11.00am–2.00pm: Richmond Building

Staff members from the support services are having a stand in the foyer of the venues listed above. It’s a good opportunity for you to chat to them and find out more about how the different services can help, or just come along and pick up a leaflet.

Wellbeing Café

Every Wednesday during term, 4.00pm–5.30pm: Café Coco

The Wellbeing Café is a friendly weekly meeting to get together with other students interested in supporting their own wellbeing at university. You can drop in just to hang out, connect with others and have a cup of tea.

You also have the opportunity to access information around wellbeing or take part in informal activities that have been developed by and for the students who attend the café.

Click here for more information. See the events calendar for information about the activities planned for this term.

Time to Talk Day

Thursday 2 February, 11.00am–4.00pm: Library and Union Foyer

Time to Talk Day is an annual event, initiated by Time to Change, to bring the nation together to get talking and break the silence around mental health problems.

At the University, the Union Advice Service will be engaging with students over various activities including photo booth, and an afternoon tea party with the Tea Party Society.

Click here for more information.

Wellbeing Festival

Wednesday 15 February, 1pm-4pm: 3rd Space, Students’ Union

The theme for this year’s festival is about celebrating the five ways to wellbeing: connect, be active, take notice, keep learning, give.

Come and join us for activities, workshops and to meet amazing people to demonstrate, promote, showcase and celebrate all the different ways we can support our own wellbeing. There will be juggling, hula hooping and yoga, great food to help boost your mood, massage and manicure tasters and much more.

Need advice?

If you ever need help and advice in any area of your life – just contact our support services.

  • Student Wellbeing Service: 023 9284 3466
  • Halls’ Student Support Team:
    • James Watson, Greetham Street, Margaret Rule, Trafalgar, Bateson and Harry Law Halls: 023 9284 3880
    • Rees Hall and Burrell House: 023 9284 3884
    • Langstone Student Village: 023 9284 4529
  • Student Housing: 023 9284 3214
  • Student Finance Centre: 023 9284 3014
  • Students’ Union Advice Service: 023 9284 3478
  • Additional Support and Disability Advice Centre (ASDAC): 023 9284 3462
  • Chaplaincy: 023 9284 3030
  • Sport and Recreation: 023 9284 5555
  • Campus security: 023 9284 3333

Further information about these and all University services can be found at www.myport.ac.uk.

 

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