(OR) Wiigwasitig Gitigaan 'Birch Tree Garden' Afternoon

Event Date: 
Friday, May 17, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Wiigwasitig Gitigaan ‘Birch Tree Garden’ (behind Simcoe Hall) Lakehead University Orillia, 500 University Ave., Orillia, Ontario
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

You are invited to Wiigwasitig Gitigaan ‘Birch Tree Garden’ Afternoons!

Join us for gardening in the Medicine Wheel Teaching Garden and Three Sisters Garden. Gardening is a fun and relaxing activity that supports many facets of wellness including emotional, spiritual, physical, and mental wellbeing. It helps distract the mind, putting it into a quiet and relaxed state, while having a positive impact on mood and brain chemistry. Please bring water, a hat and sunscreen. Light refreshments will be provided. Everyone is welcome.

 

Date: Friday, May 17, 2024

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Location: Wiigwasitig Gitigaan ‘Birch Tree Garden’ (behind Simcoe Hall)

Lakehead University Orillia, 500 University Ave., Orillia, Ontario

 

Offered to you by the Office of Indigenous Initiatives and Student Health & Wellness.

If you have any questions, please contact: orluwell@lakeheadu.ca

 

 

 

(OR) Gender-Affirming Care

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Simcoe Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
705-330-4010 ext 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Drop by Simcoe Hall to chat with Student Health and Wellness and LUSU about what gender-affirming care options are available at Lakehead and in the community, and what is covered by your health and dental plan.

(OR) Sacred Fire

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 11, 2024 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm EDT
Thursday, April 18, 2024 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Sacred Fire (behind Simcoe Hall near Wiigwasitig Gitigaan ‘Birch Tree Garden’)
Event Contact Name: 
Frazer Phillips
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join Frazer Phillips, Indigenous Cultural Wellness Facilitator, to connect with the land & de-stress. All are welcome to come and learn about what a sacred fire is and how it may benefit you during a stressful time.

This event is offered collaboratively from the Office of Indigenous Initiatives and Student Health and Wellness

(OR) Build-Your-Own Exam Kits

Event Date: 
Friday, April 12, 2024 - 8:30am EDT to Monday, April 22, 2024 - 4:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
Simcoe Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

To help get you through exams, Student Affairs is offering Build-Your-Own Exam Wellness Kits in Simcoe Hall! Stop by any time from April 12th - 22nd to get what you need to support a healthy and successful exam period. Kit items include:

  • Fruits
  • Granola bars and other snacks
  • School supplies
  • Study and stress management tips
  • And more!

(OR) Egg Hunt

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 28, 2024 - 11:00am EDT
Event Location: 
All Over Campus
Event Contact Name: 
Brooke Andrews
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Take a break from your studies and join a campus-wide Egg Hunt. Student Health and Wellness has hidden 48 multicoloured plastic eggs around the Orillia campus for students to destress and welcome the spring season. 

(OR) Puppy Yoga

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 1:15pm to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
OA 2014
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join our puppy friends from Precious Paws Rescue for some downward dogs and warrior poses. Registration is required for this event (see below for link)

Please bring a yoga mat if you have one, but mats will be provided in a limited quantity
Event details: Wednesday, April 3rd, 1:15pm - 2pm, OA 2014
Contact orluwell@lakeheadu.ca if you have any questions

Registration required. Sign up here.

(OR) Destress Fest

Event Date: 
Tuesday, April 2, 2024 - 11:00am to 2:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Simcoe Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Brooke Andrews
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Kick-off Student Health and Wellness' week of Stress Buster activities and beat the end-of-semester slump at De-Stress Fest! Stop by Simcoe Hall and take a break with mindful activities to remind yourself of healthy coping strategies and the services and supports available to you! 

(OR) 'Donut' Stress the Test & Cookie Decorating

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 4, 2024 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm EDT
Event Location: 
OA 2015
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join SHW and SSC for 'Donut' Stress the Test! You'll get to decorate (and eat!) cookies and donuts while learning about exam prep strategies and skills to reduce stress before, during and after exam time. Bring your best to every test!

Registration Required.  Sign up Here.

(OR) Crafternoon

Event Date: 
Friday, April 5, 2024 - 11:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Simcoe Hall
Event Contact Name: 
Brooke Andrews
Event Contact Phone: 
(705) 330-4010 ext. 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Take a break to join Student Health & Wellness and Student Success for a Crafternoon! 

All crafting supplies will be provided! Drop-in between 11am - 1pm.

(OR) Rom Coms & Red Flags

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 10, 2024 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Residence Social Lounge
Event Contact Name: 
Sara Corcoran
Event Contact Phone: 
705-330-4010 ext 2116
Event Contact E-mail: 

Join your Peer Wellness Educators and the Residence Outreach Committee for Rom Coms & Red Flags! We'll be watching Twilight, and identifying all of the relationship red flags throughout the Movie.

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