Events

Mental Health Week - talks, walks & giant puzzles

This event has already taken place.

Monday 9 October 2017 to Thursday 12 October 2017

Come along to VU's events during Mental Health Week to make connections and learn about mental-health issues.

World Mental Health Day takes place every year on 10th October. In 2017, Mental Health Week will run from Monday 9th October to Friday 13th October.

Throughout Mental Health Week, Victoria University will be hosting a number of events and programs to help raise awareness of mental health for those who study and work at VU. These include a talk by ex-AFL star Cameron Wight, who'll discuss his experience of depression.

Events & programs

Monday 9 October

Relaxation workshop Free for VU students and staff.
St Albans Campus, Building 4S, Eric Lund Meeting Room (4S113), 1pm.

Giant puzzles at the St Albans library for students to use.

Tuesday 10 October

Cameron Wight (ex AFL player for Footscray) talk.  Cameron will be talking to students about his experience of depression and seeking help.
Sunshine campus, 11am - 12 noon.
Booking essential (belinda.gibson@vu.edu.au).

Giant puzzles at the St Albans library for students to use.

Social chat and river walk. Meet at the bottom of building M near the table tennis area.
Footscray Park Campus, 1pm.

Wednesday 11 October

Twilight cinema outside: Good Will Hunting, on the grassy hill between buildings M and A.
Footscray Park Campus, 8pm.

Giant puzzles at Footscray Park library for students to use.

Thursday 12 October

Mindfulness session Free for VU students and staff.
City Flinders Campus, Level 10, room FS1048, 12.30pm -1pm.

Social chat and river walk. Meet at the bottom of building M near the table tennis area.
Footscray Park Campus, 12pm.

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Cameron Wight (ex AFL player for Footscray) will talk about his experience of depression

When?

This event has already taken place.

9 October 2017, 9:00am to 12 October 2017, 1:00pm

Where?

St Albans Campus: giant puzzles
Monday 9 and Tuesday 10 Oct

Sunshine Campus: Cameron Wight talk 
Tuesday 10 Oct

Footscray Park Campus: river walk
Tuesday 10 and Thursday 12 Oct

Footscray Park Campus: Twilight cinema
Wednesday 11 Oct

City Flinders: Mindfulness
Thursday 12 Oct

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