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Previous Events and Important Dates

Healthy U volunteers plan, design, create and host interactive tabling outreach event to educate peers on health-related topics

They also facilitate interactive and engaging presentations and workshops to students

Check out some of our past events!

2020-2021

QuaranTUNES
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"QuaranTUNES"

Volunteers invited students to share their favourite study and feel good songs!

  • Spotify

2019-2020

"Chill Out Bro" Tabling in the Dafoe breezeway
"Chill Out Bro" shark image from tabling event saying "are you looking after yourself?"
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"Chill Out Bro" Tabling

Volunteers encouraged students to engage in holistic well-being practices and develop healthy coping strategies in a way that will maximize student time.

2018-2019

Improve your Sleep Tabling
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"Want to Boost Your GPA? Go to Sleep!" Tabling

Students were told the benefits of sleep. There were Items to make a sleep package including ear plugs, tea bags, and information sheets from sleep package

2017-2018

Smashing the Scale Tabling
Change the Weigh You Think
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"Smashing the Scale" Tabling

Students engaged in conversations with volunteers about body image and the ways they measure their health

 

Volunteers emphasized that you can be body positive while actively striving to maintain your physical health.

2016-2017

Eat Right Game Night poster
Eat Right Game Night Prize
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“Eat Right Game Night” Nutrition bingo

An event held in residence educating students on healthy eating choices. This event included a demonstration on creating simple and healthy ‘mason jar meals’, and students received mini recipe books.

2015-2016

"Pour me a drink!" Tabling
Drunk Busters Goggles
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"Pour me a Drink!" Tabling

Students were invited to pour themselves a drink with different alcohol concentrations.

 

There were beer googles that distorted their vision based on the ‘amount’ of alcohol they had.

Healthy U Timeline

Healthy U Timeline from 2015 to the present: 2015- Healthy U is created! 2017- Healthy U volunteers host their first office hours and Healthy U premieres Sex Pub Trivia! 2018- The mental and sexual health teams are amalgamated. Volunteers are now educated in all health and wellness topics! 2020- Healthy U moves online and launches a new website! Present- Healthy U Continues to provide empirically validated health information