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- Well-being Projects
- Well-being in Learning Environments
- Building Connections Symposium
Graduate students have various academic and research demands, in addition to other life commitments. Teaching Assistants (TAs) and Tutor Markers (TMs) also have a unique university experience as they juggle life as both a student and a teacher.
Cultivating the capacity for resilience can help build skills and insights to remain effective in the face of adversity or opportunity. This project comprises of a workshop and just-in-time tips:
The Workshop (1 to 1.5 hours): Graduate students will be made aware of:
- Evidence-based strategies for building their own resilience.
- Available campus mental health and well-being resources and the role graduate students can play is assisting students in distress.
- Concrete strategies for creating a positive and engaging learning environment that enhances well-being and contributes to a Healthy Campus Community.
Just-in-Time Tips: Graduate students receive weekly emails with resources and well-being exercises to try for themselves, and with their students in class (for TAs and TMs).
Interested in having your department learn more about our program? Book a workshop by emailing:
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Each week there will be something for your own well-being, and something you can do with your students to create a Healthy Campus Community.