As part of Queen Mary's Wellbeing Fortnight, an exciting Staff Wellbeing Fair has been planned on Monday 12 November from 11am-3pm in the Octagon, Mile End campus. There will be a number of stalls for you to interact with, all with the aim to improve your wellbeing. We have external charities, trade union representatives, activities, freebies and many more!
Running alongside our fair on Monday 12 November, we also have some exciting talks planned - if you would like to sign up to any of these talks, please access the Eventbrite links for the session(s) that you would like to attend. Further information can also be found using these links.
To begin the day, we have a special session with an expert in wellbeing and mental health.
Gregor Henderson - Strategic Polic Adviser Mental Health & Wellbeing, Public Health England
Wellbeing at Work and Mental Health First Aid – 10-11am, Chaplaincy
Scientific Symposium Event
Breathing and Relaxation – 12:30-1pm Colette Bowe, Queens' Building Ground Floor
Sleep and Wellbeing – 1:10-1:40pm Colette Bowe, Queens' Building Ground Floor
Family Relationships and Resilience – 1:50-2:20pm Colette Bowe, Queens' Building Ground Floor
Should Universities Teach Wellbeing? – 2:30-3pm Colette Bowe, Queens' Building Ground Floor
Stoicism and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy – 3:10-3:40pm Colette Bowe, Queens' Building Ground Floor
Please consider the environment and bring your ticket(s) as an electronic copy!
A list of just some of the stalls on offer:
- Qmotion Health & Fitness Centre
- Get Active programme
- Mind & Time to Change
- Diabetes Awareness
- QM Out, LGBT+ Staff Network
- Running and Walking clubs
- Healthy eating stall
- Occupational Health
- Totum discount card
- ‘Re-think Mental Illness’ bake sale
- SBCS – Health and Wellbeing Intervention sign-ups
Look out for the finalised stall plan closer to the event so that you know exactly where to go!