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UOK? Workshop themes and dates – 2023

Our wonderful student Wellbeing Champions are running a series of online sessions centred around a range of topics to support you in life and study. Open to all students, you are welcome to attend as many sessions as you wish, if you only want to attend a single session – that is fine.

All sessions will be hosted on Microsoft teams – find more joining information below.

Wednesday 15 February 3pm-5pm – Introduction to good mental health

A discussion based workshop, looking at the pressures we face when starting university and how we can better look after our mental health through them. Share your own strategies, learn from each other and find out where to go for extra support 

Wednesday 22 February 3pm-5pm – Health and Wellbeing

A discussion based workshop exploring how to look after your mental health through everyday lifestyle choices. Physical health, relationships, sleep all impact how we feel. In this workshop we will reflect on current habits and share tips on how to live a more mentally healthy life. 

Wednesday 1 March 3pm-5pm  – Social Pressure

Starting University can come with a host of new social challenges and can test our sense of belonging. In this workshop we will explore what it means to belong and discuss feelings of isolation and social anxiety, how it feels and what we can do to support each other through it. 

Wednesday 8 March 3pm-5pm – Financial Pressure

Managing money, often for the first time, can be a shock, and is one of the biggest sources of worry for many of us. In this workshop we will look at budgeting, where to go if you need support or advice, how money impacts our mental health and strategies for staying mentally healthy while looking after your finances. 

Wednesday 15 March 3pm-5pm – Academic Pressure

Most of us will feel stress linked to study, whether it is exams, coursework or pressure about a future career. This has never been more true than when going through a global pandemic. This workshop explores why we feel stress and how we can manage it more effectively. 

How to register for the UOK? workshops

Please use the form below to register for these workshops. Join on your computer, mobile app or room device Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 352 125 975 169  Passcode: DgUseo

If the form does not display then use this online registration form. For any queries, please email

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Katy Croft • 6 February 2023

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