Wellness workshops

Book a wellness workshop for UBC students.

What Wellness Workshops can help with

Adding health and wellness information to your events and programming can be fun, valuable and can help to support your community. Workshops and booths are facilitated by:

The workshops listed will be held through Zoom or Collaborate Ultra.

Available workshops

You can book a workshop for UBC undergraduate or graduate students.

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Accessing Health & Wellness Services 

These services are offered by Health Promotion & Educational Professional Staff. 

Mental Health and Coping Skills 

These workshops are offered by Wellness Advisors from Counselling Services.

Relationships

These programs are offered by Wellness Advisors from Counselling Services.

Graduate students: You can also find workshops for graduate students, provided by Graduate Pathways to Success. For specific wellness-themed graduate workshops, please email levonne.abshire@ubc.ca.

Staff and faculty: You can book workshops that can build knowledge and skills that can increase your ability to support student wellbeing. See Professional Development workshops.

Workshop details

UBC wellness resources

UBC has many resources to help support the health and wellness of students. Find out what is available and how you can access these resources.

By the end of this session:

  • You will understand and be able to name the UBC resources available to you that can support your wellbeing
  • You will be able to identify how to access a resource to help yourself or a peer

Time: 10-30 minutes

Intended audience: All students

Presented by: Health Promotion Specialists


I'm worried about my mental health, what can I do?

Join a Wellness Advisor to learn about mental health and how to cope when you're not feeling your best.

By the end of this workshop:

  • You will understand what mental health means and when to get help
  • You will get info about different mental health resources on and off campus
  • You will be able to practice strategies you can use to manage distress at any time

We will not be able to discuss individual concerns or cirumstances because this session is open to the UBC community.

Time: 1 hour

Intended audience: All students

Presented by: Wellness Advisors


Communication and relationships

Learn how to communicate effectively and with impact. This session aims to help improve your relationships and conversation skills.

By the end of this workshop:

  • You will understand different communication styles
  • You will be able to practice assertive communication
  • You will be prepared to communicate healthy boundaries
  • You will know what active listening looks like

This session does not include strategies for public speaking.

Time: 1 hour

Intended audience: All students

Presented by: Wellness Advisors


Help, I'm stressed! How to get grounded

Learn about techniques to manage stress during the academic year.

By the end of this workshop:

  • You will feel calmer
  • You will get grounded
  • You will feel more relaxed and unwind

Time: 1 hour

Intended audience: All students

Presented by: Wellness Advisors


Thinking differently: How to get out of an emotional rut

Better understand your mood by learning about the relationship between your thoughts, feelings, and actions. Feel empowered by understanding yourself better.

By the end of this workshop:

  • You will know more about the subconscious thoughts you experience in response to everyday events, how they impact you and how to spot them
  • You will be able to recognize limited thinking patterns

Time: 1 hour

Intended audience: All students

Presented by: Wellness Advisors


Accepting what's hard to accept

Learn strategies to deal with circumstances beyond your control. Practice acceptance techniques and use them to feel more empowered when things don't go your way.

Time: 1 hour

Intended audience: All students

Presented by: Wellness Advisors


Surviving a relationship break

This workshop helps you move forward from a break-up.

By the end of this workshop:

  • You will know how to grieve the end of a relationship
  • You will understand how to heal and move forward
  • You will be able to Identify what a healthy relationship looks like

Time: 1 hour

Intended audience: All students

Presented by: Wellness Advisors