Monday, September 2, 2019

Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Monday, September 2

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Labour Day holiday (September 2). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.
 
If you experience a medical emergency or mental health crisis during the holiday, please refer to the following emergency services and contacts:

General emergency contacts

  • UW Police 519-888-4567 ext 22222
  • or 9-1-1

Hospital information

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Engineering Staff Member Develops Yoga Program for UWaterloo Staff

yoga

Kathy Becker secured funding from the Staff Excellence Fund to promote wellness amongst staff.

Monday, August 5, 2019

Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Monday, August 5

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Civic holiday (August 5). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.
 
If you experience a medical emergency or mental health crisis during the holiday, please refer to the following emergency services and contacts:

General emergency contacts

  • UW Police 519-888-4567 ext 22222
  • or 9-1-1

Hospital information

Monday, July 22, 2019

Handmade with Love provides handmade gifts to graduate students taking parental leave

knitted hats

University of Waterloo Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA) staff knit for graduate students on parental leave to let students know they are supported beyond their academic life.

Friday, June 28, 2019

Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Monday, July 1

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Canada Day stat holiday (July 1). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.
 
If you experience a medical emergency or mental health crisis during the holiday, please refer to the following emergency services and contacts:

General emergency contacts

  • UW Police 519-888-4567 ext 22222
  • or 9-1-1

Hospital information

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Move Your Mind Program breaks down barriers to physical activity

wellness champion profile photo

Program run by Athletics and Recreation helps students experience the physical, emotional, mental and cognitive benefits of exercise.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Reminder: Campus Wellness locations are closed on Monday, May 20

Campus Wellness locations (including Health Services and Counselling Services) will be closed for the Victoria Day stat holiday (May 20). Our offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 20, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.
 
If you experience a medical emergency or mental health crisis during the holiday, please refer to the following emergency services and contacts:

General emergency contacts

  • UW Police 519-888-4567 ext 22222
  • or 9-1-1

Hospital information

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Students Create Religiously Relevant Support for Students

Ayane Kawe May Wellness Champion

Ayana Kawe’s drive to find support for Muslim students leads to creation of two Muslim chaplain positions

Ayana Kawe has been a part of an innovative initiative to bring about positive change in our campus community. Ayana provided leadership to establish the Muslim Chaplaincy Waterloo, with support from the University of Waterloo Chaplains’ Association, to provide services that are sensitive to the Muslim student experience. The Chaplains provide on-campus care sessions free of charge to those who need it.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Wellness Collaborative Launch Event Coming Up On June 25

People collaborating in a meeting room

The Wellness Collaborative is the cross-campus partnership to move the Okanagan Charter and Healthy Workplace Statement into action. All members of the University of Waterloo community are invited to attend this free event. The agenda runs 9:00 am - 11:30 am with informal networking and refreshments starting at 8:30 a.m.

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