UQ Mental Health Week Events

Mental Health Week 2021 (9-17 October) aims to raise awareness for mental health and wellbeing of individuals and communities with the theme of 'Take time for mental health'. 

Explore the week full of activities ranging from puppy therapy to free physical and mental health check-ups to start the conversations, build connections and pick up something new for the better mental health and wellbeing of the UQ Communtiy! Check out UQ's Mental Health Week website for more information. 

Mental Health Week Soothe and Groove Winning Playlists!

19 October 2021 9:45am7 November 2021 5:00pm
And... the winning playlists that will guarantee to make your day or help you relax are here! Check out the awesome tunes shared by UQ students whether you are looking to unwind or boost your mood!
Vinyasa yoga

Afternoon Vinyasa Yoga with UQ Sport

15 October 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Yogis of the UQ community, come and join us for an hour of relaxing Vinyasa yoga session to take a breath for a healthier body and mind. All levels of experience are welcome!
HDR Student Well-Being Panel Event (Online)

HDR Student Well-Being Panel Event (Online)

15 October 2021 11:00am12:00pm
Spotlighting the wellbeing of Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students, this special panel discussion invites Director of the Graduate School Belinda Bern and UQ organisational psychologist and well-being expert Dr Stacey Parker to inspire a conversation and actions on promoting mental health of UQ Community.
Health and Wellbeing Walk

Health and Wellbeing Walk Mental Health Edition

14 October 2021 11:00am12:00pm
Join one of UQ’s Mental Health Champions on a Health and Wellbeing Walk to enjoy the beautiful St Lucia campus while learning about our student wellbeing services. The walk is also a great way to meet other students and get your steps up!
Paws for Mental Health - Puppies on Campus!

Paws for Mental Health - Puppies on Campus!

14 October 2021 9:00am11:00am
Paw-s for your mental health and pop by at the Great Court anytime between 9-11am to sneak in a cuddle with the fluffy little visitors from Happy Paws Happy Hearts.
Mindfulness 101

Mindfulness 101 (Online)

13 October 2021 2:00pm3:15pm
Did you know that wellbeing is a skill that can be learned? Join Student Counsellor Yasuyo to learn Mindfulness, including meditation. Discover how easy Mindfulness techniques and practices can help your wellbeing and improve your mental health.
Respect Hub

Respect Hub

13 October 2021 12:00pm2:00pm
Meet the friendly UQ Respect Ambassadors at the Respect Hub and learn about the safety and wellbeing services available to you to promote a healthier body and mind during your journey at UQ. Freebies and prizes are up for grabs!
Terrarium Making Workshop at Weeklies (St Lucia, Herston and Gatton)

Terrarium Making Workshop

13 October 2021 10:00am2:00pm
Research shows that houseplants can benefit your mental health wellbeing! Unwind from the busy studies and pop by at the Terrarium Making Workshop to make and take home your very own terrarium at St Lucia, Herston and Gatton campuses.
Student led clinic

Student-led Wellbeing Clinic

13 October 2021 10:00am2:00pm
Feeling stressed or anxious? We’ve got you covered at our FREE clinic! Chat mental health with our friendly Counselling students or get your blood pressure checked by our student Nurses.
Dr Rosy

Health Conversations with Dr Rosy

13 October 2021 9:00am12:00pm
Talking about health has never been this easy or accessible! Whether its wellbeing or the Australian health care system, Dr Rosy can answer questions and concerns on a wide range of health-related topics.
Vinyasa yoga

Afternoon Vinyasa Yoga with UQ Sport

12 October 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Yogis of the UQ community, come and join us for an hour of relaxing Vinyasa yoga session to take a breath for a healthier body and mind. All levels of experience are welcome!
Vinyasa yoga

Afternoon Vinyasa Yoga with UQ Sport

11 October 2021 12:00pm1:00pm
Yogis of the UQ community, come and join us for an hour of relaxing Vinyasa yoga session to take a breath for a healthier body and mind. All levels of experience are welcome!
Morning yoga

Morning Outdoor Yoga with UQ Sport

11 October 2021 7:30am8:15am
What better way than FREE outdoor yoga to start the day off the right way? Don't miss this special outdoor yoga offered by UQ Sport to unwind and clear your mind.

Soothe and Groove Playlist Competition!

7 October 2021 5:00pm14 October 2021 5:00pm
In celebration of Mental Health Week, we are giving out heaps of prizes. Submit a playlist that either soothes or uplifts you for the chance to win one of three $50 gift voucher. Terms and conditions apply.