Wellness Centre

At the Wellness Centre, Wellness Peer Educators are trained student volunteers who can answer your questions, talk with you, and recommend resources for everyday concerns related to health, relationships, and workload.

If you’re a student leader interested in partnering on wellness workshops, events, and more, email the Wellness Centre. Ask to speak with a Health Promotion Specialist, a staff member who oversees the Wellness Centre.

Things to do at the Wellness Centre:

  •     Talk to trained students about your health questions
  •     Talk to a nurse about any health concern during Nurse on Campus hours
  •     Find out about health-related resources on and off campus
  •     Buy safer sex products, including condoms and lubricants, at cost (cash only)
  •     Join workshops, events, and other activities to develop skills and strategies for wellness

For information on counselling services, urgent crisis and mental health support, sexual violence support, safety, online tools, and more visit www.grad.ubc.ca/current-students/health-wellbeing-safety

 

 Events

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Promising Practices to Embed Wellbeing in Learning Environments

Tue, December 7, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM See description. Free. Everyone, especially instructors who interact with our students on a regular basis, plays an important role in supporting student mental health and wellbeing. In this session, participants will have an opportunity to connect with each other and share creative ideas on embedding strategies that foster wellbeing in their work.

7 December 2021 - 9:00am Health and Wellness, Teaching Development
Grad Wellness Series: Impostor Syndrome

This is the first session in the Graduate Wellness series and is being hosted as part of Thrive.  The sessions, designed to offer additional mental health and wellbeing support geared specifically towards graduate students and centered around known stressors many graduate students are faced with, is a partnership between the Office of the Vice-President Students, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studi

17 November 2021 - 12:00pm Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness

 Services

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Wellness Workshops

Wellness-themed graduate workshops are available by request through the UBC Wellness Centre.

Health and Wellness
Graduate Wellness Peers Drop-In

Visit the Wellness Centre online for access up-to-date health education and information, learn more about health-related resources on and off campus, access tips and strategies for your wellbeing as a student, and hear from the experiences of your graduate peers.  Enrol online using this link: https://canvas.ubc.ca/enroll/PCNEN4.

Health and Wellness
Getting Through Grad School with Grace & Grit: The Online Support Group

We recognize that graduate students face ongoing challenges. The stress and uncertainty at this time can feel isolating and overwhelming, and maintaining a sense of community is more important than ever. This support group is a nonjudgmental online community where graduate students come together in solidarity to discuss what matters most to them, support each other, and apply grace and grit to succeed in their current challenges.

Academic Support and Success, Community and Network Building, Health and Wellness

 Resources

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Understanding Stress

Tips, resources, and in-person support for managing stress

Academic Support and Success, Health and Wellness