Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Self-Care Week, 29 October - 2 November

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self care week

Who this event is for

  • Everyone

Location

Gibbs, Harcourt Library, B building at Harcourt, Brookes Sport Headington

Details

Mindful Monday

All Day, SSC Drop In, Gibbs 104 Come and see your SSC for a chat, a cuppa and a biscuit.

11:00-13:00, Wellbeing Workshop, Gibbs 102 Self care session run by Kirsty Holliday. A bitesize version of the Student Minds' Look After Your Mate workshop. Aiming to: Increase your knowledge and understanding of what mental health is. Discuss how to support your own mental wellbeing. Look at practical ways to support a friend you may be concerned about. Tea, coffee and cake provided.

13:15, Pop Up Poetry, School Experience Centre, Harcourt Library Join colleagues and students to read, listen to and enjoy the inner reflection that poetry brings.

14:30-16:30, Wellbeing Workshop, Board Room, B Building, Harcourt campus Self care session run by Kirsty Holliday. A bitesize version of the Student Minds' Look After Your Mate workshop. Aiming to: Increase your knowledge and understanding of what mental health is. Discuss how to support your own mental wellbeing. Look at practical ways to support a friend you may be concerned about. Tea, coffee and cake provided.

19:00, Capoeria, Brookes Sport Get into... an Afro-Brazilian non-contact martial art, combining elements or dance, acrobatics and music.

Try it out Tuesday

10:30-11:30, Infovend, Glasgow Room, B building, Harcourt Campus, Student Mental Health Awareness, signposting presentation from Michael.

11:00-13:00, Coffee Morning, Gibbs 102, Join staff and students to catch up over a cuppa and a slice of something delicious.

14:00-16:00, Afternoon of Craft, Gibbs 102, Come and join in with a knit and stitch session; help us with a group project for the student room, or bring along whatever you've been working on at home.

Wellbeing Wednesday

11:00-14:00, Wellbeing Lunch, Gibbs 102, Join the SSC Team for a mexican lunch.

14:00-18:00, Wellbeing at Harcourt, Westminster Square, A chance to meet new friends and discover common interests with students and staff. Cake provided!

20:00, Zumba, Brookes Sport, A dance workout to upbeat Latin tunes. Book via the Brookes Sport app or website.

Throwback Thursday

10:00-17:00, Re-live your youth, Gibbs 102, Spend some time out enjoying a film marathon, lego building, jigsaw puzzles, mindfulness colouring and plenty of childish treats.

Feelgood Friday

11:00-13:00, Healthy Treats, Gibbs 102, Nutrition for the Mind. Eating well doesn't have to be boring...come and sample some healthy, delicious treats.

14:00-15:00, Introductory Yoga, Sports Studio, Brookes Sport, Stretch the stress away; end the week with a relaxing free introductory yoga session at the Sports Studio.

14:00-16:00, Reading for Relaxation, Westminster Square, Harcourt Campus, Lose yourself in a good book.