Wellbeing groups

UHCS offers a range of wellbeing groups to help support you in achieving academic success. Here you’ll find information about the group sessions that we run.

Pasifika women's support group

The aim of this group is to provide support to Pasifika women, to enhance their wellbeing and help them navigate some of the challenges of juggling university life and balancing other commitments, for example, family, relationships, culture, church, community, etc. This is a confidential and safe space.

Facilitator: Sarah McRobie

Upcoming courses: to be advised

To register your interest for the group, please complete our group registration.

Mindfulness for academic success (MAS)

The MAS programme is aimed at improving academic performance and enhancing physical and psychological wellbeing. You will learn core mindfulness techniques to help lower stress and anxiety levels, improve concentration and memory, and overcome procrastination.

Facilitators: Luke van Helden

Upcoming courses: Wednesdays 1 - 2.30pm, room 315:387.

Wednesday 27 March - Wednesday 8 May 2019, excluding two weeks for mid-semester break.

To register your interest for the group, please complete our group registration.

Social confidence group

Learn how to manage social anxiety, build up self-esteem and improve confidence in social situations.

Facilitator: Karen Frater-Mathieson

Upcoming courses: Tuesdays 1 - 3 pm.

Tuesday 19 March - Tuesday 14 May 2019, excluding two weeks for mid- semester break. 

To register, please complete our group registration.

Rainbow men's group

Gay, trans, bi, queer, questioning +

Many factors separate and isolate men. The intention of this group is to bring men together so that they may develop a greater understanding about what other men may also be facing and how they may individually and collectively respond to challenges in their own lives. 

Facilitator: Luke van Helden

Upcoming courses: Thursdays 10am - 12pm

Thursday 21 March - Thursday 16 May 2019, excluding two weeks for mid-semester break.

To register, please complete our group registration.