Events

De-Stress Fest: Footscray activities

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Monday 15 October 2018 to Friday 19 October 2018

Study happy with stress-relief activities and giveaways at Footscray Park and Footscray Nicholson campuses.

All VU students are invited – activities/giveaways are only limited by space and supplies.

The De-stress fest is brought to you by VU's services and your SSAF fee.

Footscray Nicholson

Colouring: Sharpen your mind while relaxing, and be ready for your next study session
When: Monday 15 October – Friday 19 October, throughout the day
Where: Footscray Nicholson Library, Level 2, Telford Building

Footscray Park

Activities run all day unless otherwise stated.

All week

Giant games: Have fun playing giant Chess, Jenga and Connect 4 with fellow students.
Where: Footscray Park Library, Level 2, Building P

Massage chair Enjoy a free 5-minute massage to relieve a sore back from studying.
Where: Footscray Park Library, Level 2, Building P

Colouring: Rest your brain with some colouring fun before returning to studying.
Where: Designated area (near entrance), Footscray Park Library, Level 2, Building P

Puzzle: Improve learning and memory while having fun solving a puzzle.
Where: Designated area (look for the sign), Footscray Park Library, Level 2, Building P

VU River Walkers: Improve your focus and combat stress with a 30-minute lunchtime walk around Footscray Park and Maribyrnong River. Open to all students and staff and fitness abilities.
When: 12.15pm
Where: Meet at Footscray Park Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0

Monday 15 October

Social Sport (Volleyball): Come, play and have fun. Open to all students and staff.
When: 4pm - 5pm
Where: Footscray Park Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0, Court 3

Tuesday 16 October

Scream Booth: Scream to release stress in a soundproof booth with an interactive app on a tablet. Watch your image become clearer as you scream.
When: 10.30am – 1.30pm
Where: Building P courtyard (between Buildings P and M)

Gelato cart: Relax with a gelato
When: 12pm – 1.30pm
Where: Building P courtyard (between Buildings P, G and M)

Wednesday 17 October

Yoga: Relax body and mind with yoga to improve wellbeing with a yoga session by VU Sport. Open to all students and staff.
When: 1pm – 2pm
Where: Footscray Park Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0
Registration: Please sign in at reception before the session starts

Pet therapy with dogs from CoRe (Counselling & Resilience): Meet, cuddle or play with therapy dogs Coco and Cookie (with the guidance of Donna Lai who specialises in animal assisted therapy). Animal-assisted therapy helps to reduce stress, general anxiety and depression.
When: 2pm – 3.30pm
Where: Footscray Park Library, Level 2, Building P

Social Sport (Basketball): Come, play and have fun. Open to all students and staff.
When: 4pm - 5pm
Where: Footscray Park Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0, Court 1

Friday 19 October

Yoga: Relax body and mind with yoga to improve wellbeing with a yoga session by VU Sport. Open to all students and staff.
When: 1pm – 2pm
Where: Footscray Park Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0
Registration: Please sign in at reception before the session starts.

Social Sport (Table tennis): Come, play and have fun. Open to all students and staff.
When: 4pm - 5pm
Where: Footscray Park Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Building L, Level 0, Court 1

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When?

This event has already taken place.

15 October 2018, 9:00am to 19 October 2018, 5:00pm

Where?

Footscray Park Ballarat Road
Footscray
Australia

Also at:

Footscray Nicholson