CREATIVE COLLECTIVE is an initiative by Health & Counselling Services and Student Engagement & Retention that aims to explore diverse forms of creative expression for well-being and community building on campus. All the events are free and open to SFU students, faculty and staff.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

September

Week of Welcome
Find us at week of welcome for crafts, cookies and selfcare.

Bookstore Party for Residence
Wednesday, September 15th, 2017
5:30pm-8pm

Minfulness Monday @ Residence
Monday, September 18th, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Shell House, Residence

Unpacking Art: Lunchtime Talks (SFU Art Collection)
Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
12:30pm-1:30pm
Location: SFU Gallery

Terry Fox Run
Wednesday, September 29th, 2017
Time: stay tuned!
Location: stay tuned!

October

World Mental Health Day
Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Time: stay tuned!
Location: stay tuned!

Haunted Haloween
Tuesday, October 19th, 2017
Time: stay tuned!
Location: stay tuned!

November

Group Colouring Board
November 15th - 16th, 2017
Time: stay tuned!
Location: stay tuned!

Group Colouring Board
November 22nd - 24th, 2017
Time: stay tuned!
Location: stay tuned!

Group Colouring Board
November 29nd - 30th, 2017
Time: stay tuned!
Location: stay tuned!

Puppy Therapy Art Project
Thursday, November 30th, 2017
Time: stay tuned!
Location: stay tuned!

December

Winter Card & Ornament Making
Date: stay tuned!
Time: stay tuned!
Location: stay tuned!

PAST EVENTS:

Origami Paper Frames

Nature Photography Walk

Photos by Liliya Saviroba

 

 

 

Origami Paper Frames
Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

 

Lunch & Music Social
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

 

Collage & Paper Frames
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

 

Nature Photography Walks & Exploration
Thursday, July 6th, 2017
Thursday, July 27th, 2017

MORE ABOUT CREATIVE COLLECTIVE

OUR OBJECTIVES:

  • Increase connections, inclusivity, diversity, collaboration, and sense of belonging at SFU
  • Provide the opportunity for students, faculty and staff to connect in an informal environment through arts-based skill-building and knowledge sharing
  • Increase a sense of generosity by embedding acts of kindness in everyday activities
  • Invite students, faculty and students to be active contributors to enhancing the physical space and mental well-being of the campus community
  • Apply positive psychology themes in arts-based activities
  • Create awareness of supports, resources, and/or services available at Health & Counselling Services and Student Engagement & Retention, and partnering stakeholders

GET INVOLVED:

JOIN US at the various events that we’ll be hosting throughout the summer and fall, starting July 6, 2017.

CONNECT WITH US. We can be reached at hcsinfo@sfu.ca

SHARE YOUR SKILLS. Do you have a skill, knowledge, or passion for arts, crafts, and creativity (ie. Painting, crafting, photography, writing, dance, the list is endless!)? Will you be willing to share this by teaching at or supporting a future event?

SHARE YOUR SUPPLIES. Do you have gently used or new supplies you are willing to donate to support this project? Below you will find a list of items we are currently collecting.

List of donated supplies we are looking for

If you have supplies that you would like to donate, please connect with us at hcsinfo@sfu.ca

  • Magazines
  • Scissors
  • Glue/tape
  • Coloured paper
  • Construction paper
  • Pencils, pens, markers
  • Fabric
  • Rulers
  • Buttons
  • String/thread/yarn
  • Paint
  • Brushes
  • Cups/small plastic containers, yoghurt containers are excellent!