Upcoming Events at the SU Wellness Centre

Some exciting happenings coming up at the SU Wellness Centre:

Meet Your Monkey: Student Mental Health Summit 2014
Date and Time: Friday October 17 from 4:00pm – 6:30pm, Saturday October 18 from 8:00am – 4:00pm
Location: MacEwan Hall B (Friday Night) and MacEwan Ballroom (Saturday night)
Cost: FREE for University of Calgary Students
Register Here

Meet Your Monkey is the University of Calgary’s first annual student mental health summit. Brought to you in partnership by the SU Wellness Centre and Students’ Union, with generous support from the Residence Students’ Association, this summit will be like no other mental health event on campus before. This summit is about YOU. We want to know your thoughts, concerns and ideas for solutions. Let’s get those monkeys off our backs and start talking about mental health.
Mindfulness Sessions for Students
Date and Time: Every Monday from Sept 8 – Oct 6, 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Location: Faculty of Graduate Studies MacKimmie Library Tower (MLT215)

The SU Wellness Centre’s outreach team will lead mindfulness sessions as a form of self-discovery and sustainable method to cope with stress. Each session will focus on a key concept of mindfulness and include an opportunity to practice mindfulness as a group.
Interested students are welcome to drop-in to any session. For maximum benefit, it is recommended that students attend regularly because sessions will build upon knowledge and skills each week. Space is limited to 20 participants per session.
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Smart Student Nutrition: Be Your Own Dietician!
Date and Time: Monday, October 6, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: SU Wellness Centre (MSC370)
Register Here

Learn about nutrition to not only improve your health, but also energy, focus, and performance as a student. You will be guided in assessing your own diet and hear practical tips to improve it.
Did you know about SU Wellness Centre’s social programs page?

Do you want to meet new people with shared interests? Check out our Social Programs page for a list of student-led events that lets you socialize in a friendly atmosphere, while doing fun activities from Magic the Gathering, to Swing Dancing to Super Smash Bros.
More Information Click Here

Lime Connect: Disclosing/Discussing Disability

On Wednesday, October 1, Lime Connect is holding a webinar around the important question of disclosure of disability. The webinar will include tips on how to navigate this conversation during an interview and/or at work.

The webinar is open to all Lime Network members. To register please log into The Lime Network and go to the Professional Development page.

Roots of Resiliency

This Fall, the Wellness Centre at the University of Calgary is launching a new program called Roots of Resiliency.

Roots of Resiliency is a seven week program to improve your personal wellness and build your resilience. Each session focuses on a different dimension of wellness. You will have an opportunity to learn and practice new skills in the following areas:

· Goal setting
· Physical activity
· Healthy eating
· Resiliency
· Stress management
· Social connectedness

The program runs on Wednesdays, 4:00pm-5:30pm, starting October 8 and going until November 19. There is no cost to participating in this program and snacks will be provided.

For additional information on the program and to register, visit the Roots of Resiliency website.

Dropbox: Top 5 back to school tips

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New Student Awards website

Student Awards at the University of Calgary has unveiled a new website: www.ucalgary.ca/awards

This new website features a searchable database of all awards offered through Student Awards: www.ucalgary.ca/awards/view-awards

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