Thursday 1st March is national University Mental Health Day, to mark the occasion University of South Wales are planning a number of activities for staff and students to get involved with.
Come along and help us to raise awareness of mental health in higher education.
Time to Change Wales Champion Talk
Thursday 1st March, 12:00 – 1:00pm, GT EM019 (GT136)
USW signed the Time to Change employer pledge in 2017, making a promise to tackle mental health stigma and discrimination. The TTCW champion will deliver a personal story around dealing with poor mental health, with the opportunity to ask questions and discuss mental health in the workplace. All staff and students are welcome to come along to this event.
Thursday 1st March, 11:00am – 2:00pm, all campuses
The Wellbeing Service will be on each campus giving students and staff the opportunity to ‘Get something off their chest’. A self-care tree will also be on display showing some of the best ideas for how to take care of your wellbeing. You will find the team at the following locations, between 11:00am – 2:00pm:
Cardiff – The Street
Treforest – Stilts
Glyntaff – Aneurin Bevan Reception
Newport – B Floor
The Wellbeing Service will be providing information about support available from the University, as well as how to go about disclosing and accessing support. They invite your anonymous feedback about the service and will be giving out freebies at the same time!
Free fitness classes at the USW Sports Centre (Treforest)
Thursday 1st March, various times
Come along for a free fitness session, all welcome!
12:30pm – 1:00pm 30 minute HIIT (Intermediate) – Fitness class using targeting short intense bursts of exercise
12:30pm – 1:15pm Body Flow (Beginner) – A yoga-style class
1:30pm – 2.15pm Climbing Taster Session (Beginner)
5:00 – 6:00pm Circuit Training (Intermediate)
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