Monday, May 17, 2021

Dr. Sharon Kirkpatrick’s work prioritizing her students’ wellness during remote learning

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Wellness Champions: Dr. Sharon Kirkpatrick’s work prioritizing her students’ wellness during remote learning

Monday, May 3, 2021

Centering Indigenous engagement in the work of wellbeing and health promotion

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May 17th, 2021

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Friday, April 23, 2021

Chronic Disease Club is creating safe spaces, connections, and awareness

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Wellness Champions: Chronic Disease Club is creating safe spaces, connections, and awareness

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Wellness Collaborative Advisory Committee At-large Positions for Students Who Identify as Black, Indigenous, and/or a Person of Colour

Purpose

By signing the Okanagan Charter and the Healthy Workplace Statement, University of Waterloo has committed to take action in embedding wellbeing into everyday operations, business practices and academic mandates. The Wellness Collaborative will transform the health and sustainability of our current and future societies, strengthen our community, and contribute to the well-being of our people, places and the planet.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

W3+ a ‘positively charged’ space for Waterloo Womxn and Nonbinary Folks

The W3 Planning Committee has changed its name to W3+: Waterloo Womxn and Nonbinary Wednesdays (pronounced “W three plus”).

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Leveraging the Okanagan Charter Event Held in December

On December 9, University of Waterloo, University of British Columbia, and McGill University hosted Leveraging the Okanagan Charter to Bounce Forward from the Major Crises of our Time: COVID-19 Pandemic, Systemic Racism, Colonialism, and the Climate Emergency. This dynamic event attracted over 250 leaders, administrators and students from higher education across the globe, as part of the leadership dialogue series.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Leveraging the Okanagan Charter to Bounce Forward From the Major Crises of our Time: COVID-19 Pandemic, Systemic Racism, Colonialism, and the Climate Emergency

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Leveraging the Okanagan Charter to Bounce Forward From the Major Crises of our Time: COVID-19 Pandemic, Systemic Racism, Colonialism, and the Climate Emergency

Missed the live panel? Watch the recorded session on the Canadian Health Promoting Campuses website.


The Canadian Health Promoting Campus Network and the Universities of British Columbia, Waterloo, and McGill invite you to join them in a dialogue that will investigate:  

Friday, October 23, 2020

Building support for women and non-binary students in computer science

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Creating a sense of belonging is something we’ve been talking about a lot about at the Wellness Collaborative. Our university community has been working tirelessly to support a largely virtual Fall semester, while welcoming new students to our community! One of these initiatives is Women in Computer Science (WiCS) at UWaterloo. They have been working very purposefully for over a dozen years to positively impact belonging, and ultimately the wellness, of female and non-binary Computer Science students.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Join the Conference on Student Mental Health Research - November 5th

The Wellness Collaborative and Committee on Student Mental Health (Co-SMH) work closely to ensure that the mental health of everyone at the University of Waterloo continues to be at the forefront. We are very excited to announce that Co-SMH will be hosting the University of Waterloo's inaugural Virtual Conference on Student Mental Health Research on November 5th, 2020, as part of Thrive Week. The goal of this event is to bring together members of the Waterloo community to share knowledge, connect researchers, and promote mental wellness.