Nutrition on a Budget

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Simcoe Hall Learning Commons

As part of Nutrition month, visit Student Health and Wellness is helping you learn how to eat well without breaking the bank. Come by our table in the Learning Commons to get some tips and inexpensive and easy recipes you can make to eat nutritiously while studying!

 

Mindful Eating Meditation

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:00pm to 12:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
SHW Activity Room

As part of Nutrition month, join SHW counsellor Holly Maki for a guided mindful eating meditation session. 

Mindful eating focuses on in-the-moment awareness of the food and drink you put into your body. It involves observing how the food makes you feel and the signals your body sends about taste, satisfaction, and fullness.

Food will be provided and those in attendance will have the chance to win a $50 grocery gift card. 

Wellness Walk Through Scout Valley

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Scout Valley Loop Trail

Join Student Health and Wellness for a destress and study break walk through Scout Valley. This Wellness Walk is a great chance to connect with others, nature and thoughtful discussions. Meet in the Scout Valley Old Barrie Road parking lot at 12:30pm, or at 12:15pm in front of Simcoe Hall to walk together to the trail. We will have a guest speaker, Dr. Vicki te Brugge, join us to talk about the local trees and general Scout Valley information and how you can use nature to support your wellness.

No registration required.

Student Wellness Advisory Team Meeting

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom

The Student Wellness Advisory Team (SWAT) works to facilitate student input into the overall operations of Student Health and Wellness, Lakehead University’s Wellness Strategy and Student Health and Wellness’ Health Promotion Strategy. Members shall serve as student ambassadors with respect to the services offered by Student Health and Wellness and as ambassadors with respect to the overall health and wellness of the student population. Students from both Thunder Bay and Orillia are welcome.
Meetings will occur 2 per semester over zoom.

Live Q&A with Registered Dietitian

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 7:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Instagram Live

As part of Nutrition month, Student Health and Wellness is hosting a live Q & A with Registered Dietitian Zoe Brenner on Instagram Live. She will answer all your questions on how to eat well on a student budget, make healthy meals that don't take forever to prepare and share some of her favourite nutrition tips and hacks.

 

Learn to Skate

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Thunderwolves Ice Field (on campus rink)

One way to get through the winter is to find way to enjoy being outside! Join Student Health and Wellness, along with Athletics and Lakehead International on the Thunderwolves Ice Field (on campus rink), Thursdays at 11:00am. Whether you have never stepped foot on the ice, are looking for a few helpful tips to improve your skills, or just want to join us for some physical activity, this program is open to all! 

Fill out the registration form below, or drop in to skate with us. Don't have skates? Complete our registration form with your information, and we will help find you a pair to borrow! 

Please note, helmets are strongly encouraged and ice conditions are weather permitting. Program sessions are subject to cancellation or postponement based on ice conditions. All rink rules and guidelines apply.

Pawsitive Vibes

Event Date: 
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 10:00am to 11:30am EST
Event Location: 
SHW Activity Room

School is stressful, puppies are not. Drop by the Student Health and Wellness activity room to hang out with the pups from Pawsitively Social. 

 

Snowshoeing

Event Date: 
Friday, February 18, 2022 - 11:00am to 3:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Soccer Fields by Fieldhouse

One way to get through the winter is to find ways to enjoy being outside! Join Student Health and Wellness to give snowshoeing a try. We will supply the snowshoes and guide you on a short stint. 

Dress for the weather including boots, mitts and a warm hat and meet us at the soccer fields by the Fieldhouse.

 

Peer Chat

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm EST
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm EST
Event Location: 
SC 0004

Being a student is hard but it can feel like you are the only one who is stressed out or struggling. Peer Chat aims to create a safe, inviting space where students can discuss student-life concerns with a trained peer supporter who can listen, validate, and refer. The session provides you with the opportunity to gain insight into different student experiences as well as share your own unique skills to help support your peers.

 

Mental Health Forum Hosted by AFCASA

Event Date: 
Monday, February 7, 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm EST
Event Location: 
The Study

AFCASA is hosting a mental health forum wherein we debunk stereotypes about mental health in the black community while sharing personal experiences. This conversation is meant to give students the chance to understand how to take care of themselves mentally and know the services available in the Lakehead community! Food and goodie bags will be available.

Offered in collaboration with Student Health and Wellness, OHRE and the Lakehead U Mental Health Peer Support group.

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