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HealthyU Week 2016 

HealthyU Week is an annual event promoting health and wellbeing across University Park, Jubilee and Sutton Bonington Campuses. This year HealthyU Week runs from Monday 29 February – Friday 4 March.

 

 

Every year the University hosts a range of events promoting health and wellbeing for HealthyU Week. Events and activities range from sport classes to mental health workshops and sexual health screening. 

HealthyU is a year-long, on-going University initiative aimed at improving and safeguarding the health and wellbeing of students.

Find out what's on offer for HealthyU Week – Monday 29 February–Friday 4 March 2016:

 HealthyU Week 2016 timetable

Monday 29 February - Keeping Active

Tuesday 1 March – Smoking, drugs, alcohol and your health

Wednesday 2 March – Sexual health

Thursday 3 March - Mental health

Friday 4 March – Healthy eating

 

 Monday 29 February – Keeping Active

HealthyU events
 ActivityTime Location Extra information 
 Tennis (social and coached session)

7– 8.30am

8.30– 10am

Nottingham Tennis Centre Pre-booking required. Please email the Disability Sport Officer: hannah.webber@nottingham.ac.uk   
 Supported fitness inductions 10–10.45am  University Park / Jubilee Sports Centres  Pre-booking required. Please email the Disability Sport Officer: hannah.webber@nottingham.ac.uk   
 Well-being workout 10.45–11.30am  University Park / Jubilee Sports Centres  Pre-booking required. Please email the Disability Sport Officer: hannah.webber@nottingham.ac.uk   
HealthyU stall in Portland building 12–2pm  Portland Building, C Floor  Information and advice from university staff. Pick up a free sports bag! 
Supported Fitness Inductions 2–2.45pm  University Park / Jubilee Sports Centres  Pre-booking required. Please email the Disability Sport Officer: hannah.webber@nottingham.ac.uk   
Engage Trampoline (Beginners) 5–6pm  University Park Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members. 
 Engage Badminton (Social) 5–6pm  Jubilee Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.
 Engage Gym Fit (Social) 5–6pm  University Park Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members. 
Engage Aikido (Beginner) 5–6.30pm  Jubilee Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members. 
Engage Netball (Social) 6–7pm University Park outdoor courts Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.
Engage Fencing (Beginner) 7.30–9.30pm University Park Sports Centre Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.

 

Tuesday 1 March - Smoking, drugs, alcohol and your health

HealthyU events
 ActivityTime Location Extra information 
HealthyU stall in Portland Building 12–2pm  Portland Building, C Floor  Get information about smoking, drugs, alcohol and you health. 
 Engage Ballestics (Social) 4–5pm  University Park Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members. 

 

Wednesday 2 March – Sexual health

HealthyU events
 ActivityTime Location Extra information 
Sexual health screening 10am–1pm  University of Nottingham Health Service, Cripps Health Centre  Free. No need to book - just turn up. Everyone welcome. You do not need to be registered as a patient at the health service, but please be prepared to wait. 
Eating Disorders in Student Services Drop-in 10am–5pm 

University of Nottingham Health Service, Cripps Health Centre 

Support and intervention for students with mild to moderate eating difficulties and disorders 

Sutton Bonington - please book an appointment on 07949 579 661

HealthyU stall in Portland Building 12–2pm  Portland Building, C Floor  Information and advice from the Health Shop. Sign up for the C-card free condom scheme. 
Sexual health screening  2–5pm University of Nottingham Health Service, Cripps Health Centre  Free. No need to book - just turn up. Everyone welcome. You do not need to be registered as a patient at the health service, but please be prepared to wait. 
Engage Swimming (Social) 2–3pm  University Park Swimming Pool Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members. 
Engage Gaelic Football (Beginner) 7–8pm  University Park 3G pitch  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members. 
Engage Men's Basketball (Social)  9 – 10.30pm  Jubilee Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.  

 

Thursday 3 March – University Mental Health Day

HealthyU events
 ActivityTime Location Extra information 
 Debbie's walking challenge 8am–8pm  Jubilee Fitness Centre  Raising awareness of mental health issues and raising money for the Mental Health Foundation. All welcome to support and join in! 
Supported fitness inductions 9–9.45am  University Park and Jubilee Sports Centres  Pre-booking required. Please email the Disability Sport Officer: hannah.webber@nottingham.ac.uk   
Wellbeing workout  9.45–10.30am  Jubilee Sports Centre  Pre-booking required. Please email the Disability Sport Officer: hannah.webber@nottingham.ac.uk 
Wellbeing workout  11–11.45am  Universit Park Sports Centre  Pre-booking required. Please email the Disability Sport Officer: hannah.webber@nottingham.ac.uk 
HealthyU stall in Portland Building  12–2pm  Portland Building, C Floor  Information and advice from the University Counselling Service and other mental health services. Pick up a free stress ball! 
Student Minds & Nightline - Design a mindfulness postcard 12–2pm The Studio, Portland Building As part of University mental health day, Student Minds and Nightline are running an event open to all students
Supported fitness inductions  12–12.45pm  University Park and Jubilee Sports Centres  Pre-booking required. Please email the Disability Sport Officer: hannah.webber@nottingham.ac.uk 
Active Tone  12.45–1.30pm  University Park and Jubilee Sports Centres  Pre-booking required. Please email the Disability Sport Officer: hannah.webber@nottingham.ac.uk 
Mental Health Workshop 1–2pm  C11, Portland Building  Dr Adam Connor delivers a talk and workshop on mental health. No need to book, just turn up.
Online Hangout for PhD students: From Stress to Success  1–2pm  Online  Join the hangout session here. 
Stay calm and be effective workshop  2.30–4pm  The Hemsley  Book your place 
Engage Mixed Basketball (Social)  5–6pm  Sutton Bonington Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members. 
Engage Netball (Social) 5–6pm  University Park Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.  
Engage Volleyball (Beginner) 7–9pm  University Park Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.  
Engage Mixed Hockey (Social) 8–9pm University Park sand based astro pitch Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members. 

 

Friday 4 March – Healthy eating

HealthyU events
 ActivityTime Location Extra information 
HealthyU stall in Portland Building 12–2pm  Portland Building, C Floor  Get free popcorn and a copy of the HealthyU recipe book. 
Manage your perfectionism workshop  2.30–4.30pm  The Orchards Hotel Setting yourself unrealistic and unachievable standards can limit your progress academically and your enjoyment of student life. This workshop offers ways of understanding and tackling this very common difficulty. Book your place 
Engage Futsal (Social) 5–6pm  University Park Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.  
Engage Netball (Social) 5–6pm  University Park Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.   
Engage Volleyball (Beginner) 7–9pm  University Park Sports Centre  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.   
Engage Mixed Hockey (Social) 8–9pm  University Park sand based astro pitch  Booking not required. Free with sports membership, £2 for non-members.   

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