Programmes and workshops

Personal development and wellbeing programmes and workshops are available to help you improve your health and wellbeing while studying at University.

Check out the free groups programmes and workshops available throughout the year—classes, one-off workshops and workshop series. Registration is available through CareerHub or by clicking the register button on one of the events below.

Weekly meditation class

Discover how to tap into your inner peace and meet challenges with ease and clarity.

Workshop series

Workshops range from between one and six sessions. It is preferable for you to attend all sessions to get maximum benefit.

Mindfulness and grounding

Find calm and become less reactive by better understanding what drives your reactions to events throughout the day. Learn how to keep your focus and engagement in the present.

(6 sessions for selected dates, you can sign up for individual classes if you prefer)

Stand up for yourself

Do you find it hard to say no? Develop skills in assertiveness, negotiation and giving critical feedback.

Presenting confidently

Build confidence to speak in front of others, from tutorial participation to presentations.

Stop procrastinating

Learn tools to combat procrastination.

Sleep—the basics

Learn proven strategies to improve your sleep and reduce sleeping difficulties.

Food flexibility

Learn to be more relaxed with food. A workshop for women wanting to learn more about food, health and nutrition.

Managing anxiety

Learn how to reduce and manage anxiety using simple and effective strategies.

Lunchtime series of meditation workshops

Living in the moment

Discover how mindfulness techniques enable us to let go of our worries and enjoy every moment of our life.

Overcoming stress and anxiety through meditation

Learn how to use meditation to identify and remove the causes of stress and anxiety, and enjoy a more balanced life

Meditation, mindfulness and how to be happy

Learn how meditation and mindfulness techniques can help free us from negative emotions and tap into our natural capacity for happiness and joy.

  • Workshop running during Trimester Two

Build self confidence

Develop your inner confidence and learn to tap into your extraordinary potential.

  • Workshop running during Trimester Two

Wisemind group

Find your balance between rational and emotional. Focus on learning practical skills to help regulate emotions, tolerate distress, improve interpersonal relationships and become more mindful.

Participants need to be referred by Student Health or Student Counselling.

Wellbeing workshops count towards the Victoria Plus Award Programme

By attending wellbeing workshops, run by Mauri Ora (Student Health and Counselling), you can earn professional and personal development credit for the Victoria Plus Award Programme:

Presenting Confidently—conquer the fear of public speaking. Build strategies and skills to help you speak in front of others, from social situations to tutorials and presentations.

Stop Procrastinating—do you fall in to the trap of leaving assessments until too late? Get involved in a discussion around tools to combat procrasination and order your life to make your study more effective.

You can book a wellbeing workshop online.

Mauri Ora (Student Health and Counselling) also run workshops on meditation, mindfulness, sleep, nutrition and mananging anxiety. You can find more information about these workshops online.

For more information, visit the SWAT Facebook page or check out the SWAT Instagram.