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Save the Date for Wellfest: a celebration of wellbeing

Published: 12 April 2019
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Join us on Wednesday 15th May in Garden Court!

Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 13th – 19th May 2019. We are pleased to announce that, building on the success of the last two years, Enabling Services and Student Life will again be running Wellfest 2019.

Wellfest is a celebration of all things related to our wellbeing and will take place from 10am to 4pm on Wednesday 15th May at Garden Court.

From 10am, there will be a range of stalls displaying the wide variety of wellbeing services, voluntary organisations, and support available at the University and beyond. Throughout the day, we will also be running a number of workshops, mindfulness sessions and activities. 


Sign up using the links below to secure your place on the workshop of your choice.

Time WorkshopWho can sign up
 10am  Mindfulness Taster Session Students and staff
 11am Passive Muscular Relaxation and Introduction to Pilates Students and staff
12pm Stress Management Techniques Students and staff
 1pm Mindfulness Taster Session Students and staff
 2pm Hypnosis for Sleep Taster Session Students and staff
 3pm Managing Exam Anxiety Students
7:30pm Overcoming Adversity - Stories of Mental Health and Beyond Students


  • 10am - 12pm and 1pm - 3pm: get a free mini massage from a trained masseuse.
  • 12pm - 1pm: meet a therapy dog for a soothing break to your day.
  • Mindful colouring corner.
  • Free vegan food and mocktails.
  • Take a virtual reality walk along a beach.
  • Contribute your own wellbeing tips to our wellbeing box.

If you have any questions, please call 02380 597726 or email


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