The University offers a range of resources and information for improving your wellbeing. We also run regular wellbeing events, check back here for event updates and opportunities.
Resilience calendar - Jump back July 2020
We can't control what happens to us, but we can choose how we respond. This calendar from Action for Happiness provides daily actions to help you be more resilient in challenging times.
ThincLab Yoga Club invites you to:
Complimentary yoga - Nexus 10, Level 1, Fridays 12-1pm during school terms
Step on the mat, breathe and rediscover your flow.
Keep healthy phone apps
Do you want to quit smoking? Quit Now! is a community of over two million people who have managed to quit smoking thanks to their will, and by receiving and giving help using the chat function.
Aims to motivate Australians to add extra vegetables to their daily diets and form long-term, healthier habits through a 21-day 'Do 3 at Dinner' challenge.
Forks Over Knives - Recipes
This must-have recipe app (Apple/Android) comes from the makers of the critically acclaimed documentary Forks Over Knives, which details the health benefits of a plant-based diet, including reduced risk and even reversal of many chronic diseases.
The #1 free meditation app with thousands of free meditations. Join millions learning to meditate on Insight Timer to help calm the mind, reduce anxiety, manage stress, sleep deeply and improve happiness.
Map My Fitness
Track and map every workout (walking, running, cycling and hiking). Whether you’re a beginner doing your first workout or a pro, you’ll find the features and tools you need to stay on track and motivated along the way.
Couch to 5K
Couch to 5K is a free app that was designed for inexperienced runners who are just beginning an exercise routine. C25K works because it starts with a mix of running and walking, gradually building up strength and stamina to fully running 5K.
Get Healthy by SA Health
Get Healthy is a free telephone advice service to assist employees with lifestyle changes and health.
You might be interested to know about the Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service® which is a free service offered by SA Health to support people to make healthy lifestyle change.
Get Healthy is a telephone coaching service to help South Australian adults make changes to improve diet, be more active, manage weight and enhance overall well-being. Enjoying a healthy lifestyle decreases the risk of developing serious long-term illness such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease and also increases the opportunities for people to be active participants in their community.
Get Healthy is available to all adults across South Australia from 8:00am to 8:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Interested people can register by calling 1300 806 258 or on-line at www.gethealthy.sa.gov.au. All participants can receive up to 10 telephone sessions with their personal qualified health coach.
More information about the service is available at www.gethealthy.sa.gov.au
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UniSuper Financial Wellbeing Program 2019
It’s time to focus on your financial wellbeing.
UniSuper's free four-part Financial Wellbeing program aims to help you gain control of your financial situation and make informed financial decisions now and in the future. The seminar-based program, which covers much more than super, will give you access to tools and techniques you can use every day.
Topics, dates and times:
The topics and content summary are outlined below. To provide you with flexibility 2 optional dates are offered for each topic. It is your choice as to whether you attend one, two, three or all four parts of the program. All sessions are held on North Terrace Campus and are 1hr duration (12:00 – 1:00 pm).
Sessions Topics Option 1 Option 2 Part 1
Saving in a world of spending
Where you’ll learn about budgeting techniques, how to set and remain committed to your financial goals and how to be flexible in the face of changing circumstances.
12/6 20/6 Part 2
Creating wealth – Investing inside and outside of super
How do you match your investment decisions to your financial goals? In this seminar, we shine light on what to consider when setting an investment time horizon and determining your appetite for risk. We'll also cover the core investment concepts to help you to make informed decisions.
26/6 4/7 Part 3
Protecting Wealth – Insurance and Estate Planning
A crystal-clear insurance and estate plan can provide peace of mind and should financially protect you and your loved ones in case the unexpected happens. The third seminar of UniSuper’s four-part Financial Wellbeing series will cover the different kinds of insurance available and issues to consider when planning your estate. Whether you’re single, have a young family or are on the cusp of retirement, this seminar is relevant to all ages.
Specialist Estate Planner, Adeline Lim, from Australian Executor Trustees (AET) will also be available on the day.
10/7 18/7 Part 4
Take control for the retirement you want
To make the most of superannuation, you need to choose the right product, determine your contribution and investment strategy, set up insurance and nominate beneficiaries. But where do you start? Where can you get help? These questions are the focus of UniSuper’s fourth and final Financial Wellbeing seminar.
Healthy University Wellbeing Program