Student Support & Wellbeing

Wellbeing Workshops, Seminars and Groups

A series of workshops, seminars, groups and drop-in sessions designed to help you get the best out of University life:

  • Visit our Facebook page to find out about all of our latest events.
  • See our past events to get an idea of what we can offer.

Mindfulness Practice (for students)

Thursdays (term time)


No booking required

Guided Mindfulness meditation with a trained practitioner

Keynes Seminar Room 1

BOOKING NOTES: the below booking link will take you to a booking site which requires your student logins. The first time you sign in, you will be asked for your email preferences, simply complete this step and you will see all the events that are bookable.
If you have any problems booking onto an event, please email

To book onto events click here

Wednesday 20th Feb 2-3pm, Templeman Library Lecture Theatre (TLT)

  • School of Biosciences: From Stress to Success.

Are you a first or second year Biosciences student?
Ever feel overwhelmed with stress or anxiety?
This is the workshop for you!


Friday 22nd February 12-1pm

  • Effective Communication

Are you avoiding that awkward conversation? Find the tools and courage to get talking and get heard!


Monday 25th February 1-2pm

  • Managing Anxiety

Does your worry sometimes get you down? Confront it and take charge


Tuesday 26th February 1-2pm

  • Finding your perfect life balance

Shall I finish my essay? See my friends? Sort my finances? Go for a run? Call my Mum? Learn how to use your time in a way that works for you


Wednesday 27th Feb 2-3pm, Sibson Building (SR4)

  • Healthy Hour: School of Math and Student Support Wellbeing Workshop

Are you studying at SMSAS?
Want to learn more about health and wellbeing, emotional intelligence and mindfulness?
This is the workshop for you!


Thursday 28th Feb 10-11am, Cornwallis North West (CNWsr8)

  • SSPSSR Wellbeing Workshop: Coping with Anxiety and Stress

Are you a first year SSPSSR student?
Ever feel overwhelmed with stress or anxiety?
This is the workshop for you!


Tuesday 5th March 12-1pm

  • Managing Difficult Emotions

Do you sometimes feel low? Or numb? Or just a bit fed up? Take some steps to break the negative spiral


Monday 11th March 1-2pm, Jennison Building (JS1)

  • School of Engineering and Digital Arts Wellbeing Workshop: Managing Stress and Anxiety Are you a first year SSPSSR student?

Coping with deadlines and exams.
Understanding stress, anxiety and panic
When is anxiety a problem?
Learning to relax
Having a work/life balance


Thursday 14th March 12-1pm

  • Dealing with loneliness

You can feel lonely even when on a crowded campus – ideas for overcoming this experience and get support


Monday 18th March 12-1pm

  • Perfecting a healthy sleep pattern

You can achieve anything after a good night sleep – how to establish a routine which helps you catch some ZZZZZs


Tuesday 26th March 12-1pm

  • Coping with Exam Stress

Who doesn't get stressed about exams!? Tips and advice on harnessing the energy to achieve


If you would like to suggest an event or get our help publicising your own wellbeing event please contact us.

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Last Updated: 18/02/2019