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.

Social confidence group

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

Facilitator: Kaaren Frater-Mathieson

Upcoming courses: Thursdays, 11am - 1pm

Thursday 1 August - Thursday 3 October, excluding two weeks for mid- semester break. 

To register, please complete our group registration.

Queer men's group

Queer, trans, cis, gay, bi, questioning+

How have stereotypes around kiwi masculinity affected you lately? Sexuality, ethnicity, culture and other aspects of our identity also factor in. As we get to know one another, each week a topic of discussion will be raised.

Facilitator: Luke van Helden

Upcoming courses: Wednesdays, 4-5pm 

Wednesday 14 August - Wednesday 2 October, excluding two weeks for mid-semester break.

To register, please complete our group registration.