Health and Wellbeing

Wellbeing Week 2017

Join us in celebrating Wellbeing Week! Discover what wellbeing is, what influences it and learn how to enhance your own wellbeing.

Wellbeing Week 2017

Some of the highlights of Wellbeing Week 2017

Wellbeing Week 2017 is being celebrated on 27th-31st March

Wellbeing Week is a celebration of health and wellbeing! Discover what wellbeing is, find out what influences it, and learn how to enhance your own wellbeing.

During Wellbeing Week the University and Student’ Union run a programme of FREE wellbeing activities and events to get involved in, from Chill-Out Cafés to Stress and Anxiety workshops, and much more!

Wellbeing Week 2017 is on 27th-31st March. Keep reading to find out more about what’s going on during Wellbeing Week.

To learn more about what wellbeing is, read our ‘What is Wellbeing anyway?’ article.

 

What’s going on?

Competitions and Prize Draws


Recipe Competition

Click here to find out the winners of our recipe competition, and how to make their delicious creations

Poetry Competition

Click here to read some of the brilliant entries to our poetry competition

My Wellbeing Online Course – complete the online course and you could win an iPad Mini!

Everyone who completes the My Wellbeing online course will be entered into a prize draw to win an iPad Mini! Winners will be announced on Friday 31st March

 

Wellbeing Week 2017 Programme

 All activities are free – just turn up and take part!

Don’t forget to share your experiences with the #SussexWellbeing17

 

When

What

Where

More info

 

Monday 27th

11am-1pm

Gambling Awareness Support and Information Drop-in

Fulton 210

If you’re concerned about your or a friend’s gambling, whether it’s   in person or online, then drop-in to speak to the trained workers from YGAM

 

12pm-1.30pm

Procrastination Workshop

Bramber House 232

If you struggle with procrastination them come along to this   workshop, run by the University Counselling service.

No need to book, turn come along for a prompt 12pm start!

 

1pm-1.30pm

Mindfulness

Meeting House

Find out more here

 

1pm-3pm

Chill-Out Cafe

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

 
 

6pm-7.30pm

 'No More Left To GIve?' Film Screening

Fulton B Lecture Theatre

Screening of a film made by Sussex students looking at mental health at Suusex

Find out more here

Tuesday 28th

11am-3pm

The Well Fair

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

Come along to meet local and university wellbeing groups, grab   yourself some ‘Tea and Empathy’, and see what else is on offer!

 

1pm-1.30pm

Experiment with Light - Meditation

Meeting House

Find out more here

 

All day

Community Mural

Room 76

 

Wednesday 29th

9.30am-10am

Mindfulness

Meeting House

Find out more here

 

10am-12pm

Chill-Out Cafe

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

 

 

12pm-2pm

Free Periods

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

Come along and grab some free sanitary products, including limited   numbers of Mooncups!

 

1pm-2pm

X-Card Drop-in

Student Life Centre

Get free condoms, dams, Femidoms, information and more at the X-Card   drop-in.

Find out more here

 

1pm-2pm

Massage Techniques Workshop

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

Come along and learn massage techniques from a professional massage   therapist

 

1pm-3pm

SWAN Mental Health Peer Support Drop-in

Fulton 112

Need someone to talk to, to get things off your chest? Try the SWAN   drop-in.

Find out more here

 

2pm-3.30pm

Managing Stress and Anxiety Workshop

Bramber House 232

This workshop is run by the University Counselling service and will   focus on identifying the cycles of stress and anxiety, to help recognise   important warning signs and offer strategies on how best to manage.

No need to book, turn come along for a prompt 2pm start!

 

2pm-4pm

Sussex Boundary Walk

Meet at Wellbeing Week Marquee, Library Square

Join us for a guided walk around the boundaries of the beautiful Sussex campus. Learn about the history of the University and connect with your surroundings on this 2 hour walk. Find out more here

 

3pm-3.30pm

Active US Beginner’s Run

Sports Centre

Ever fancied running but not sure where to start? Come along to this   session designed for people who are new to running

 

7pm-11pm

Open Minds Open Mic Night

Room 76

 Find out more here
 

All day

Community Mural

Room 76

 

Thursday 30th

10am-12pm

Chill-Out Cafe

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

 

 

11am-3pm

THT Rapid HIV Testing Drop-in

Falmer house meeting rooms 3, 4 and 5

THT’s trained staff are offering rapid, confidential HIV testing for   MSM (men who have sex with men) and black African people of any gender and   sexuality.

Find out more here

 

11am-2pm

FREE massage taster sessions!

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

Come along for a free 10 minute taster session from a professional   massage therapist!

 

12pm-4pm

Caravan Theatre 'Time of Your Life'

Outside Bramber House

Come along and see some theare inside a caravan!

 

1pm-2pm

X-Card Drop-in

Student Life Centre

Get free condoms, dams, Femidoms, information and more at the X-Card   drop-in.

Find out more here

 

3pm-4.30pm

FREE 'Cooking Healthily on a Budget' Workshop

 

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

Workshop run by Brighton and Hove Food Partnership - come and find out how to cook healthy recipes on a student budget.

Max 20 places, so arrive early to make sure you get your place and some free samples!

 

All day

Community Mural

Room 76

 

Friday 31st

10am-12pm

Chill-Out Cafe

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

 

 

12pm-2pm

Craft and Connect

Wellbeing Marquee, Library Square

Come along to get crafty, meet some new people and have a good old   chit chat.

Find out more here

 

1pm-1.30pm

Mindfulness

Meeting House

Find out more here

 

1pm-2pm

X-Card Drop-in

Health and Wellbeing Office (opposite East Slope Bar)

Get free condoms, dams, Femidoms, information and more at the X-Card   drop-in.

Find out more here

 

3-4pm

LGBTQ+ Welfare Drop-in

Student Life Centre

 

 

8pm

Sussex UniBoob Team Cocktail Night

Shuffle Bar and Kitchen

 
 

All day

Community Mural

Room 76