Managing Mental Wellness - Free Workshops for Students

Join the HCS Counselling Peers for a series of free workshops providing information, strategies, and supports on how to manage stress, practice mindfulness and balance the different aspects of one’s personal, school, and work life.

The workshops are open to all current SFU Students, drop-in, no registration required. 

Managing Academic Distress & Exam Anxiety 
Tuesday, July 18th, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Maggie Benston Centre 0300 (Group Room 1  &2)
Burnaby Campus

Maintaining mental wellness during exam season is an important part of a positive student experience. Learn strategies to cope with the stress of taking an exam: the night before, during, and after.

Building a Social Support System for Optimal Wellness & Success
Monday, June 26th, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maggie Benston Centre 0300 (Group Room 1 & 2)
Burnaby Campus

Learn how to create a positive and supportive social support system in your life while at university. We will address topics such as what a healthy support system looks like, your vision for a good support system, the challenges of building one, and how to overcome them with practical strategies and tools. Workshop hosted Peers.

Overcoming University Stress & Academic Pressure
Thursday, June 15th, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Maggie Benston Centre 0300 (Group Room 1 & 2)
SFU Burnaby Campus

This workshop provides information and strategies on how to manage the stress and pressure that comes with university life. We will discuss the factors that contribute to academic distress and ideas for short and long term tools to manage it.

Managing Mental Wellness through Mindfulness & Personal Balance
Tuesday, June 6, 10:30-11:30 am
Maggie Benston Centre Room 0300 (Group Room #3)
SFU Burnaby Campus

Learn strategies and supports on how to practice mindfulness and balance in the different aspects of your life. The workshop provides an overview of formal and informal mindfulness strategies.