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Wellbeing & Mental Health

Positive emotional Wellbeing & Mental Health are fundamental to all our lives, they underpin everything we do, how we think, feel, act and behave.

Emotional and mental wellbeing is as important as physical health, and the Wellbeing Community is here for students who might otherwise feel excluded or disempowered to get involved and have a voice in CUSU.

Study at Home Effectively |Free Workshop | Monday 30th November 18:00-19:00
30th November 6pm - 7pm
Online
The Library are running Study at Home Effectively workshops online on Monday 30th October 6pm. This workshop covers vital skills around independent learning to help you prepare for upcoming assessments such as time planning/scheduling/time management
Express-o Yourself | Let's discuss student wellbeing over tea and coffee
2nd December 11am - 11:30am
Online - Zoom
Join your Welfare & Inclusion REPs, Students' Union Coordinators and members of the University welfare team to have a discussion about student wellbeing issues.
Mindfulness Session | Free digital workshop | 4th December
4th December noon - 12:30pm
Online
"Mindfulness is the art of showing up for our lives. Described by Jon Kabat-Zinn as paying attention on purpose, in the present-moment and without judgement, mindfulness is the simple awareness of what’s happening around and within us."

Talk it Like a Man | Episode 1 | Men's Mental Health Podcast

*Article written by Ali Bushnell*

Join Vice President for Sports & Wellbeing, Sam Ajoku and students Hristo Kirov and Josh McFadden as they talk about men's mental health issues.

In this episode:
Come get to know the hosts as they talk through some of the stigmas attached to talking about mental health, discuss some of their own experiences with phrases and language, as well as the effects of social media and up-bringing on wellbeing.

Top tips on how to care for your mental wellbeing

Public Health and Community Studies student Elizabeth Mullenger reflects on why caring for our mental wellbeing is so important, and shares her top 5 tips for coping during this tricky time.

Assignments: Planning, prioritising and …procrastinating?!

Elizabeth, a Public Health and Community student at CU Coventry, and an intern with Curriculum 2025, is a wellbeing advocate and volunteer for SHOUT – a Mental Health text line. This blog showcases advice that Elizabeth has on university assignments.

Graduating and securing a dream job during a global pandemic

The final year of university is always ‘taught’, so, while making the most of your student life, you have to study and apply for graduate jobs at the same time. That was me earlier this year. I was finishing my dissertation, had bought tickets to the Summer Ball, and had several interviews and assessment centres booked.

Dinosaur Dexter helping with childrens’ mental health

When Lucy Pearce started working on a project for her Fine Art and Illustration degree at Coventry University, she didn’t think that this would lead to becoming a published author a few months later!

 
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