Women's Health Week

About Women's Health Week
Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week 5-11 September 2022 is the biggest week in Australia dedicated to good health and wellbeing for women, girls, and gender diverse people. UQ will hold a range of activities and events across all campuses - all centred on improving women's health.

Events and activities

7 September, 11AM-12PM, Online
While all menstruaters are different, it's important to understand what is normal for our bodies and understand when we may need to get some help. Join us this Menstrual Monday for an online presentation delivered in collaboration with the UQ School of Nursing and Midwifery.
Daily, 11AM-1:30PM, St Lucia (7 September, Herston)
You've got this! Keep a lookout for UQ Respect Ambassadors at UQ Respect's Women's Health Week Stalls and around campus who will be giving out personal letters of encouragement and positivity this week just for you!
Daily, 11AM-1:30PM, St Lucia
Explore our resources specifically for women and gender-diverse folk to support their health. Drop by and grab some free resources and information around sexual and reproductive health, physical health, mental wellbeing and more.
6 September, 11AM-2PM, St Lucia
Join UQ Counselling this Women's Health Week for an Art Therapy designed to help you with your self-image and body-image through art and look towards ways of reframing how we view ourselves and our bodies.
6 September, 11AM-2PM, St Lucia
Join us for a fun-filled Cultural Picnic in The Great Court to celebrate Women's Health Week! We'll have special performances such as Japanese drumming, South Pacific Islander Association cultural dance, a Chinese calligraphy workshop, free Women's Health Week bags (while stocks last) and more!
9 September, 11AM-1PM, St Lucia
Boundary-setting is harder than we often realise. Join UQ Mental Health, UQ Respect, and UQ Wellbeing to learn more about your boundaries and practice how to assert your boundaries in a safe and respectful space.
7 September, 11AM–1PM, St Lucia
In the spirit of our workout theme, join us for a range of games and activities to get you moving. We will also have three of the amazing Queensland Firebirds players, Gabi Simpson, Jemma Mi Mi and Ruby Bakewell-Doran, who can help you ace your Netball skills!