Student wellbeing awareness team

Join the Student Wellbeing Awareness Team and promote health and wellbeing at Victoria.

Four young women from the 2016 student wellbeing team.

Join the Student Wellbeing Awareness Team

Connect with other students who are passionate about helping others. To find out more or to get involved with SWAT, send an enquiry to

Alternatively you can visit the SWAT facebook page or check out the team on Instagram at studentwellbeingvuw.

The Student Wellbeing Awareness Team is made up of current students who organise student–run events and campaigns that promote health and wellbeing opportunities for current students.

The team meets every Friday at 4pm in the Mauri Ora group room, with meetings alternating between campaign development and useful wellbeing speakers or activities.

Getting involved will help you to develop real–world skills and contribute positively to Victoria.

Develop new skills

You’ll have the opportunity to attend courses that will provide you with the knowledge and experience to help others. These include:

  • Psychological First Aid Training (supporting yourself and others)
  • peer education
  • leadership
  • healthy coping capacity
  • self-care strategies
  • stress management
  • reframing negative thinking
  • resiliency.