Stress Awareness Day 2014

This year Stress Awareness Day is being held nationally on the 5th November. As part of this initiative departments across the university will be hosting activities relating to stress awareness and stress management.

A full list of activities can be found below.

Department

Location

Event

Time

Psychology

Foyer of P5

 

The Psychology Department will be hosting a simple stress awareness task using computer games to demonstrate stress response.

 

 

 

10am-2pm

Information Services

Hugh Owen/ Thomas Parry Library

 

The Library will have on display a selection of books relating to stress awareness and management, posters will be on display in the Thomas Parry Library.

 

 

 

All Day

Hospitality

Ta Med Da, Blas Gogerddan, Blas Padarn and Pantycelyn

 

Start the Day well with a Promotion on Porridge.

 

 

 

All Day

Hospitality

 Ta Med Da, Blas Gogerddan, Blas Padarn and Pantycelyn

 

There will be a special menu available that will showcase foods that help to relieve stress.

 

 

All Day

Hospitality

 Ta Med Da, Blas Gogerddan, Blas Padarn and Pantycelyn

 

Smoothies and special made to order juices will be discounted 10%.

 

 

 All Day

Student Support

Student Welcome Centre

 

There will be basic dyslexia screening test available for staff and students at the ground floor reception desk of the Student Welcome Centre.

 

 

All Day

Student Support

Student Welcome Centre

 

There will be stress busting tips available on the ground floor foyer of the Student Welcome Centre for Staff and Students.

 

 

All Day

Student Support

Student Welcome Centre

 

There will be a limited number of drop in advisory sessions for students.

 

 

All Day

Arts Centre

 Arts Centre BookShop

 

The Arts Centre Bookshop will have a selection of books on display on Stress Management and Stress Awareness.

 

 

All Day

Sports Centre

Sports Centre  

Free Swimming and Sauna session for Staff and Students

 

 

All Day

Sports Centre

Sports Centre  

Do you have a friend who is stressed? Why not introduce them to the sports centre? If you come along with your buddy they will receive a free class.

A full list of classes can be found by clicking on the link below: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/sportscentre/classes/

 

5th- 12th November

Sports Centre

Sports Centre

 

 

There will be a PowerPoint on Stress Awareness playing in the Sports Centre

 

 

 

All Day

Sports Centre

Sports Centre

 

 

Stress busting posters will be displayed on the day

 

 

 

 All Day

Students Union

Students Union- Main Room

 

 

There will be a variety of giant games set out in the main room of the sports centre to chill out in between lectures.

 

 

 

10am- 4pm

 Students Union

Students Union

 

 

 Time to Change Wales will be on hand to provide information on lowering the stigma attached to mental health issues- including the TTCW Elephant

 

 

 

10am-4pm

Students Union in colaberation with Aberystwyth Conservation Volunteers

Students Union

 

Nature walk from the front of the Students Union into Penglais Woods

 

Morning Walk

10:30am-11:30am

 

Afternoon Walk

14:30pm-15:30pm

Students Union

Students Union

 

 

Nigel Nightline will be available throughout the day to give information on nightline.

 

10am-4pm

Students Union

Students Union

 

 

Garden Walk held in the garden by Brynamlwg

 

 

 

   14:30-  16:30pm

Human Resources

Foyer of the Rheidol

 

Foyer of the Arts Centre Theatre 
 

 

Mark Rees and Angela Baugh from the Trade Unions will be available throughout the day providing information on stress, essential skills in the workplace and the benefits of joining trade union. They will also have a game available to for staff to establish where they may have a skill gap.

 

 

 

   All Day

Student Wellness Centre 

Outside the Student Union Shop   

Angharad Jones, University Nurse, will have a display on combatting stress and healthy living.

 

 

10am-12pm