University Mental Health and Wellbeing Week

From the 11th until the 14th of September, the SRC are partaking in ‘University Mental Health and Wellbeing Week’.
This week includes World Suicide Prevention Day and RUOK Day, and more than 30 Australian and New Zealand universities are participating. The week aims to create a sense of connection among students. Events, activities and workshops will be hosted at our Nathan and QCA campuses, with some workshops online that are accessible to all students.

Monday 11th September

LivingWorks safeTALK is a half-day workshop that teaches anyone over 15 how to recognize and help those with suicidal thoughts. These individuals may not want to die, but aresafeTALK helps people recognize and assist those with suicidal thoughts and offers life-saving resources.

When: 11th Sep from 9 am-1 pm 

Where: Nathan campus (N53.0.58) 

WALi HQ with free massages


QCA campus quad

Paint and Sip


Nathan campus (N.17 Uni Bar) 

Meditation Session


Multifaith Centre (N.35.1.08)

Tuesday 12th September

Laughter Workshop with Griffith Institute for Suicide Prevention

The Laughter Clinic is a presentation that covers Suicide Prevention, Self-Care, and the Mental Health Benefits of Humour and Laughter. 

When: 12th Sept from 3pm-4pm 

Where: Nathan Campus (N76.1.01)

Read and Relax Opening

9am – 9:30am 

Goanna Lounge (N.16)



Nathan Campus Heart  

Rage Cage

10:30 am – 2:30 pm 

Bus departs @ Nathan Campus

Wednesday 13th September 

Identity + Values Zoom workshop by Chris Cheers, Psychologist 

Who am I? What do I want to do with my life? These questions puzzle and challenge many people throughout their lives. This workshop will support you on the path to finding your answers, and show you how these questions may also hold the key to your identity, resilience and wellbeing.

When: 13th Sep @ 4 pm-5:30 pm 

Where: Online via Zoom

  • Meeting ID: 992 4245 9708
  • Passcode: 486201

Mental Health First Aid


Nathan Campus (N53.0.60) 



Nathan Campus Heart 

Wellness Wednesdays


Nathan Campus (N53_-1.20) 

Thursday 14th September

Headspace Workshop

Mental health literacy workshop by Headspace. This 1-hour workshop covers three topics. They are:

  • What is a healthy headspace
  • Stress and how to cope
  • Healthy relationships

When: 14th Sep @ 3pm – 4pm

Where: Nathan Campus (N76_1.02)

Yoga and Breakfast

8am – 10am

Meeting at Nathan Campus Heart

Market Day Stalls

10am – 2pm  

Goanna Lounge and Campus Heart 

(Nathan Campus)

Comedy Show

6pm – 9:30pm 

Nathan Campus (N17 Uni Bar)