Wellbeing Cafe

A space to connect with other students in a relaxed environment with a focus on promoting your wellbeing and mental health through activity.

Welcome to the Wellbeing Café.

University life is great, but not without challenges to navigate. Everyone can use a bit of extra support at times, encouragement from others, and ideas that can bring about change.

The Wellbeing Café is an opportunity to engage in activities individually and as part of a group can promote wellbeing and to develop friendship networks. Activities can provide a much needed time away from other pressures, giving new opportunities of discovery and experience of pleasure.

Building helpful habits and routine into our daily lives with a balance of activities keeps us well physically and emotionally. The Wellbeing Café hopes to provide you with opportunity to do just that.

The Wellbeing Café is facilitated by Tara and Helen, Mental Health Advisors from the Student Support and Wellbeing Team. It is an informal, friendly group.

A typical Wellbeing Café may look something like this:

  • You'll be offered some refreshments as you arrive, with the facilitators welcoming the group and providing a space for students to check in about how their week has been: the good, the bad and the ugly! 
  • An activity will be introduced around the 'theme of the week'. We'll allow about 30 minutes for the activity.
  • After the activity, there will be discussion around what the it has prompted in us and how this can be beneficial in our daily lives.

We hope you would like to join us on Mondays 3:30-4:45pm term time, in the K-Bar Red Room (next to K-Bar), Keynes College.

    Booking details

    You are welcome to just turn up, but feel free to email wellbeingevents@kent.ac.uk for more details.

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