Stress Awareness Day 2015

This year Stress Awareness Day is being held nationally on the 4th November. As part of this initiative departments across the university will be hosting activities relating to stress awareness and stress management.

Department / Company

Event

Location

Time

Arts Centre

The Arts Centre will have a display of books on stress management and awareness

Arts Centre Bookshop

All Day

Arts Centre

The Arts Centre will be offering: dark chocolate bars at only 65p and herbal and fruit teas only 50p

Arts Centre

All Day

Campus Services (Sara Davies)

Twenty minute individually tailored sessions of reflexology.

 To book on contact tha15@aber.ac.uk

SDLC room, Level E, Hugh Owen Library

11:00am – 15:00pm

Hospitality – Blas Gogerddan

Blas Gogerddan will be offering: dark chocolate bars at only 65p, herbal and fruit teas only 50p, water and fruit only 50p each, 10% off all fruit smoothies.

IBERS Restaurant, Gogerddan Campus

All Day

Hospitality – Blas Padarn

Blas Padarn will be offering: dark chocolate bars at only 65p, herbal and fruit teas only 50p, water and fruit only 50p each, 10% off all fruit smoothies.

Padarn building, Llanbadarn Campus

All Day

Hospitality – Iber Bach

Iber Bach will be offering: dark chocolate bars at only 65p, herbal and fruit teas only 50p, water and fruit only 50p each, 10% off all fruit smoothies.

Iber Bach will also be providing: 10% off fresh centrifugal juices

IBERS, Penglais Campus

All Day

Hospitality – Y SGUBORfach

SGUBORfach will be offering: dark chocolate bars at only 65p, herbal and fruit teas only 50p, water and fruit only 50p each, 10% off all fruit smoothies.

SGUBOR HUB, Fferm Penglais

All Day

Hospitality Services – TaMed Da

TaMed Da will be offering: dark chocolate bars at only 65p, herbal and fruit teas only 50p, water and fruit only 50p each, 10% off all fruit smoothies.

TaMed Da will also be providing: fresh porridge for only 95p and a special lunch menu to help with de stressing

Penbryn, Penglais Campus

All Day

HR

HR staff will be providing a talk on Mental Toughness and Resilience: the aim of the session is to develop an understanding of the tools and techniques that enable us to develop and learn how to lead with an awareness of mental toughness and resilience under difficult and challenging circumstances.

To book on contact tha15@aber.ac.uk

HR Basement

10:00am-11:00am

Information Services

Keep the balance, and stress less.

Browse books relating to time management, stress awareness, and healthy eating and sleep patterns in the Hugh Owen Library to help achieve a healthy work/life balance.

Hugh Owen Library – Level D

All Day

Law and Criminology for Staff only

 

Devising a stress diary template to record stressful events during the day and to invite ideas about how they could be avoided.

Within the Law and Criminology Department

All Day

Psychology

A stand showing how simple activities can trigger a stress response. The Departmental Peer Mentor team and AU Psychology Society will be present afterwards to interact with participants.

Posters will also display information about stress and how to manage it.

P5 Atrium entrance

12:00 – 2:00

Sports Centre

Free swims available to all staff and students

Sports Centre

All Day

Student Support

Meditation sessions.

IBERS building, room 0.30

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Student Support

Disclosure DVD playing.

Hugh Owen Library - Level D

All Day

Student Wellbeing Service

Angharad Jones, University Nurse, will have a table-top display on combatting stress.

Hugh Owen Library

11:00am – 13:00pm (with the potential to leave the stand there for the rest of the day)

Employee Assistance Programme

Awareness presentations.

Launch event of the new employee assistance programme.

They will be doing four x 30 minute presentations.

To book on contact: tha15@aber.ac.uk

 

Medrus 2

 

11:00am – 11:30am

 

11:45am – 12:15pm

 

12:30pm – 1:00pm

 

1:15pm – 1:45pm

MIND

Providing a stall with information as well as staff on hand to talk to both students and staff.

Will have staff available to do 15-20 minute workshops on relaxation techniques.

To book on contact tha15@aber.ac.uk

TFTS Foyer

 

Workshops in the Arts Centre Studio

9:00am-1:00pm

 

Workshops at 10:15am, 11:15am and 12:15am.

Mindfulness Tutor

Free Mindfulness Sessions

Mindfulness exercises are ways of paying attention to the present moment, using techniques like meditation, breathing, and yoga.

To book on contact tha15@aber.ac.uk

P5 1.64

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Students Union

Discounts on Zen Tea range for staff and students

Student’s Union

10:00am – 4:00pm