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HealthyU Week

   
   

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Over two weeks in term one, the University is teaming up with the NHS and other services to help you stay healthy.

From health fairs, to exercise classes and from sexual health testing to a photo competition, there are plenty of ways for you to get involved.

So if you want to find out where you can access support or get information about: healthy eating, keeping active, mental health and more or you just want to pick up some freebies, come along to our range of HealthyU events. 

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HealthyU Week

 
 

HealthyU Fairs

 HealthyU-Fair

From healthy eating to alcohol and drug information - experts on a range of  student health issues are on hand to offer confidential advice, while students can also access free sexual health testing and make a stand against domestic violence.

  • UP: Portland Building - 11am-2.30pm, Wed 28 November
  • SB: The Octagon, 11am-2.30pm, Wed 5 December

Exercise classes

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The University sports department will be offering free exercise classes on each campus, specifically designed to be suitable for all students, no matter what your ability or past experience.

This year look out for:

  • Yoga
  • Ballet dancing
  • Aerobics
  • Zumba
  • and more!

Photo competition

photo-comp 

Send us a photo showing how you stay healthy for the chance to win a fantastic prize.

Simply submit your photo via Flickr or email the Student Communications Team directly.

Prizes will be given to the best photos entered, including:

  • free bike hire
  • gold gym membership
  • a £100 shopping voucher
  • and more!
 

HealthyU Fairs

University Park

Make sure you come along to the Atrium, Portland Building between 11am and 2.30pm on Wednesday 28 November to grab your HealthyU freebies and speak to get expert advice on:

  • Sex and Relationships: Contraception and Sexual Health Service and STI testing
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing: Mental Health Advisers and Early Intervention in Psychosis
  • Healthy Eating: B-eat and the Eating Disorders service
  • Exercise: University Sports Department, Any-Body Club, Nu2 Sport and uCycle
  • Alcohol and Drug Advice: Chill Out
  • General Health: Health Shop and the University Health Service

A free workshop providing support and advice on Domestic Violence Awareness and how you can make a stand with the White Ribbon Campaign, will be taking place: 1-2pm, Room C27, Portland Building. 

Sutton Bonington

Taking place from 11am-2.30pm on Wednesday, 5 December, the Sutton Bonington HealthyU Fair will also give you the chance to pick up freebies and get advice on:

  • Sex and Relationships: Contraception and Sexual Health Service and STI testing
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing: Mental Health Advisers and Early Intervention in Psychosis
  • Healthy Eating: B-eat and the Eating Disorders service
  • Exercise: University Sports Department, Any-Body Club, Nu2 Sport and uCycle
  • Alcohol and Drug Advice: Chill Out and Last Orders
  • General Health: Health Shop, the University Health Service and the White Ribbon Campaign

After visiting the Fair, why not take advantage of the healthy local food and christmas shopping opportunity on offer at the Farmers Market.

 

Exercise Classes

University Park

  • Zumba: 1-2pm, Mon 26 Nov - A fusion of Latin and international dance moves.
  • Circuits: 5-6pm, Mon 26 Nov - Move around a series of timed exercises in a circuit.
  • Bellyrobics: 4-5pm, Tues 27 Nov - A cardio routine working your core, hips and thighs.
  • Tums n Bums: 12-1pm, Wed 28 Nov - Burn calories off A calorie burning class targeting the thighs buttocks and abs.
  • Tai Chi: 3-4pm, Wed 28 Nov - Gentle routine based on flowing movements.
  • Cardio Tennis: 12.30-1.30pm, Thurs 29 Nov - Series of tennis based drills to music. 
  • Aerobics: 5-6pm, Thurs 29 Nov - Fun yet challenging high / low impact workout.
  • Zumba: 4-5pm, Fri 30 Nov - A fusion of Latin and international dance moves.
  • Mixed Touch Rugby: 5-7pm, Sunday 2 December - try the non contact version of Rugby for men and women.

Jubilee

  • Aerobics: 6-7pm, Mon 26 November - A fun yet challenging high / low impact workout.
  • Zumba: 5-6pm, Thurs 29 November - A fusion of Latin and international dance moves.
  • Pilates Fitness: 1-2pm, Fri 30 November - Toning class to work core muscles suitable for all fitness levels.

Sutton Bonington

  • Yoga: 1-1.45pm, Mon 3 December - Gentle paced class that will increase your flexibility and strength.
  • Zumba: 6-7pm, Wed 5 December - A fusion of Latin and international dance moves.
  • Pilates: 1-2pm, Thurs 6 December - Toning class to work core muscles, suitable for all fitness levels.
 

Domestic Violence Forum: 1-2pm, Wednesday 28 November, C27 Portland Building - This workshop will explore preconceptions and definitions of domestic violence, discuss the importance of the NUS Hidden Marks Report in raising awareness of the difficulties around student reporting and provide an update on the Nottingham ‘Man Enough’ campaign and the importance of raising public awareness.

To book your place at the workshop and receive a free goody bag, please email Denise Eaves, health promotion advisor at denise.eaves@nottingham.ac.uk. Places are limited so please book early.

 

The University of Nottingham

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