University has a big role to play in preparing you to thrive in the future. This workshop aims to give you knowledge and confidence to help you manage your mental health and wellbeing when you move into work.
In this 2 hour session, you will learn about how to look after your wellbeing and mental health at work, ways to manage your mental health as a new graduate, and your employers’ responsibilities.
The course and accompanying resources will cover:
- What mental health and wellbeing are
- How work and mental health impact each other
- How to stay well at work
- How to look after yourself while looking for work
- Managing uncertainty
- Finding support
- Mental health at work and the law.
Who is this course for?
This course is for any undergraduate student who would like to learn more about the importance of workplace wellbeing and how to look after their mental health when they start work. It may be particularly useful for students who are thinking about their career choices, moving into a placement year, or who currently have a job. It is open to any student who would benefit but is particularly focussed on final year students.
The course isn’t suitable for people who might be experiencing high levels of distress and is not designed to give specific support to individuals.
Currently sessions are designed to be delivered online via a video conference platform. When the current COVID -19 situation allows we will be opening up options for delivery face to face as well.
All online session are to be delivered by an experienced mental health trainer and a co-host.
Resources and information
After the session, attendees will be signposted to further information to support them and to Mind’s extensive resources on workplace wellbeing.
You can book onto a session on 19 January via Career Hub. More sessions will be made available later in the term.