A range of workshops are available to help you improve your health and wellbeing while studying at university.
Check out the free group workshops available throughout the year—from one-off workshops to weekly classes and workshop series.
Workshops are facilitated by wellbeing experts offering practical tips and advice on ways to reduce stress, increase mindfulness and focus, and build your confidence.
This year's wellbeing workshops begin the first week of Trimester 1.
Registrations for workshops open from 25 February 2019—register through CareerHub using your ITS username and password.
Weekly meditation class
Discover how to tap into your inner peace and meet challenges with ease and clarity. You'll experience the benefits of meditation and learn a range of different techniques during this drop-in class—come to just one class or join in regularly.
Workshops range from between one and six sessions, run across one trimester. It is recommended that you attend all sessions to get maximum benefit.
Stress is a normal part of student life and we all feel anxious from time to time, but sometimes it all gets a bit much. Learn how to cope with sustained stress and anxiety using simple and effective strategies.
University can be a stressful time and it's easy to forget to take care of ourselves. Join a conversation about what good self-care means and what it looks like for each of us during our studies and in our lives.
Healthy tech habits
Do you mindlessly scroll social media or compulsively check emails? Learn how to cultivate a healthier relationship with your device, with practical tips on how to reduce your stress online and increase your focus.
Do you fall into the trap of leaving assessments until too late? Learn tools to combat procrastination and order your life to make your study more effective.
The art of being more assertive
Do you find it hard to say no? Learn to be clear about what you want and need, and become brave enough to ask for it. Develop skills in assertiveness, negotiation, and giving critical feedback.
Giving great presentations
Do you fear public speaking or find it difficult to speak up in class? Build strategies to help you speak confidently in front of others, from tutorial participation to presentations.
Mindfulness and grounding
Find calm and become less reactive by better understanding what drives your reactions to events throughout the day. Learn everyday grounded mindfulness techniques and meditations to help keep your focus and engagement in the present.
Sleep—integrating science with practice
Are your nights spent overthinking and mornings spent oversleeping? Learn proven strategies to improve your sleep and reduce sleeping difficulties.
Wellbeing workshops count towards the Victoria Plus Award Programme
By attending selected wellbeing workshops, you can earn professional and personal development credit for the Victoria Plus Award Programme.
The following workshops count towards the Victoria Plus Award Programme: