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Be Well Week Event Guide

Have a look at all the free activities and events running throughout Be Well Week 11-17 March. Why not try something new?

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Have a look at Be Well Week events

Monday 11 March

Terrarium making workshop (quiet session)

Bringing the outdoors in can be a great way to enjoy plants all the year around. Join in with our workshop to make your very own terrarium. We will even supply the materials you need to make your very own terrarium to take home.

Time: 11.15am - 12.05pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Climate café

A Climate Café is a supportive and welcoming, small group space where people can come together to share their feelings about the climate and ecological crisis.

Time: 11.30am - 1pm
Booking Required: Book via MySkills

Terrarium making workshop

Bringing the outdoors in can be a great way to enjoy plants all the year around. Join in with our workshop to make your very own terrarium. We will even supply the materials you need to make your very own terrarium to take home.

Time: 12.30pm - 1.20pm, 1.30pm - 2.20pm and 2.30pm - 3.20pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Wellbeing walk to Sham Castle

Join our ambassadors for a short lunchtime walk around the campus boundary and to visit Sham Castle. A great way to get away from the busy campus and meet others.

Time: 1.15pm - 2.05pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Emergency first aid

Learn some emergency life saving skills in this workshop by Wiltshire Air Ambulance.

Time: 1.15pm - 2.15pm or 3.15pm - 4.15pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Proudly me workshop

This workshop is open to LGBTQ+ students and to those who are questioning, their gender identity and/or sexual orientation.

Time: 2pm - 3.30pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

SU Bath Active - Mindfulness

Come along to this fun and friendly mindfulness session

Time: 5pm - 6pm
Location: Art Studio The Edge. More information on the Bath Active timetable

Tuesday 12 March

SU Bath Active - Salsa

Come along to this fun and friendly Salsa session.

Time: 7.15pm - 8.15pm
Location: 4 West Atrium. More information on the Bath Active timetable

Dog walking

Join Pets as Therapy for a walk around campus with their team of dogs including Ola, Fred, Flash, Mr Mole and Tarka

Time: 2.15pm - 3pm or 3.15pm - 4pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Wednesday 13 March

The SU Arts - Take a break workshop

Take an afternoon to unwind and destress with the mindful art of macrame, and take home your own plant hanger!

Time: 1pm - 3pm
Booking required: Book via the SU website

Cooking class - spices

Brush up on your cooking skills with our campus hospitality team to learn simple, delicious and cost efficient recipes. This will be a demonstration of spices including curries. 

Time: 2pm - 4pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Garden club

Join us in our on-campus garden for this session to help us grow and maintain our garden. Depending on the weather you may be helping us to plant, working in the greenhouse or taking part in some garden crafts. You can also pick up a free plant for your room at the session.

Time: 2pm - 4pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Social Networking Group

A weekly group for students feeling lonely and isolated who want / need a supported environment to meet others and develop social connection.

Time: 4pm
Find out more: Social Networking Group

Thursday 14 March

Bathscape nature walk

Leaving from the campus, we’ll walk through the beautiful Bathampton Woodland to Sham Castle, admiring the views along the way, and complete a circular walk back to campus, we’ll see what nature and historic features we can find along the way.   

Time: 2.15pm - 4pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Journaling workshop

In this hands on creative session learn the creative art of journaling and its benefits

Time: 2pm or 3pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Friday 15 March

SU Arts: feel good Friday crafts

Make use of The Edge's Art Studio as we swing open our supply cupboards for a free art session. Drop in alone or in a group to unwind creatively with no set times.

Time: 12pm - 3pm
More details available on the SU website

Feel good boxes (quiet session)

Come along to make your own personalised feel good box. Make your own stress-ball, decorate a glass tea-light holder and fill your box with some freebies specially selected to bring a smile to your face.

Time: 12.15pm - 1.05pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Nordic Walking

A fun and friendly Nordic walking session showing how you can strengthen your body, improve your posture and walk faster with Nordic walking, led by PhD student and qualified instructor, Geors Richards.   

Time: 2.30pm - 4pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

SU Bath Active - Dodgeball

Come along to this fun and friendly Dodgeball session. Can you dodge a ball?

Time: 3pm - 5pm
Location: Founders Hall. More information on the Bath Active timetable

Feel good boxes

Come along to make your own personalised feel good box. Make your own stress-ball, decorate a glass tea-light holder and fill your box with some freebies specially selected to bring a smile to your face.

Time: 2.15pm - 3.05pm
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Saturday 16 March

Garden Club

Join us in our on-campus garden for this session and take part in some garden crafts. This session plant pot painting with a free plant.

Time: 10am or 11.15am
Booking required: Book via MySkills

Wellbeing stands

There will be Wellbeing stands on the Parade all week too. These include stands from various charities, services and the library.

Fitness and exercise

Check out the SU Bath Active timetable for a number of free exercise sessions that take place all year.

Self learning

SU activities, groups and volunteering

The SU are running a number of activities and groups. You can also find volunteering opportunities which are great for wellbeing. Check out everything on their webpages.

Be Well app

The Be Well app helps you build healthy habits. You can track your wellbeing, journal, explore the resources including podcasts, exercises and wellbeing tools or you can use it to keep up to date with the latest wellbeing activities on campus through the news feed. Download it for free and explore how it can support you.

Read Well

Read well is a collection of over 50 books covering several self-help topics from anxiety to change or body image to sleep. The books are available to borrow from the library with many available to read online. Visit the Read Well page for full details and the reading list.

Podcasts

Listen to our series of ‘Heads up’ Podcasts where our Therapeutic Services and Mental Health team talk through and give tips on topics including exam stress, living with uncertainty, living with parents and procrastination.

Managing your mental health

Our Therapeutic Services Team have a number of resources and links on their managing your mental health page providing links and articles on dealing with common mental health problems.

More than just a week

Be Well is more than just a week. We run wellbeing activities and workshops all year round including many of those that are part of Be Well Week. To explore our wellbeing activities and workshops that run all year visit Be Well events.

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