Webinars and Online Events

The GCU Wellbeing Team offer a range of different groups and workshops to students and staff at Glasgow Caledonian University to enhance their mental health and wellbeing. We work with both internal and external partners to provide a series of events for students and staff to learn more about, and enhance their mental health and wellbeing. This includes activities for University Mental Health Day, World Mental Health Day, and more.

The GCU Wellbeing Service also have a Wellbeing Newsletter. You can sign up to the Newsletter for regular updates on different wellbeing resources and events. 

Our Next Event

The next upcoming event is on World Mental Health Day 2021 on the 10th of October. The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10 October every year. This year's theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health is 'Mental Health in an Unequal World'.

You can find out more about GCU's activities at our World Mental Health Day webpage.

October 2021

19th of October at 2pm: Suicide Alertness Training with SAMH 

Trigger Warning: Discussions of Suicide

Register your interest for Suicide Alertness Training during Mental Health Awareness Week with Pete Copeland, GCU and SAMH's Mentally Healthy University Coordinator.

Sign up at the Eventbrite.

 

20th of October at 3pm: Supporting your blended learning experience: a 4 Week Group

This group is for GCU students and will run for four weeks. The aim of the group is to allow students to explore the impacts of blended learning with your peers, and find out more about available support for students.
The group will be facilitate by two members of staff from GCU student wellbeing.

Sign up at the Eventbrite.

 

28th of October at 2pm: Mind Your Mate: Suicide Prevention Skills

GCU Students' Association are hosting a two-hour live online suicide preventionprogramme to help you understand wheresuicide risk comes from.
During this programme, you will learn how to usethe Look, Listen, Link model to reduce risk withinour friends, flatmates and fellow students, byspotting the signs someone may be at risk, bylistening to them, and linking them to the helpthey need.

Sign up at the GCUSA Event Webpages.

November 2021

8th of November at 2pm: Looking after yourself and your friends with GCU Student Wellbeing 

This workshop is for students at GCU who are looking to enhance their knowledge of mental health and how to support others. 

This session is based on the Student Minds' Look After Your Mate Course. The workshop gives students the skills, knowledge and confidence to support peers, whilst looking after their own mental health too and is led by staff from GCU Student Wellbeing. 

Sign up at the Eventbrite.

 

10th of November at 2pm: Managing Your Anxiety – a practical workshop

The objective of this workshop is to provide you with tools that you can use while facing anxiety-triggering situations (e.g. exams). Although occasionally unpleasant, some anxiety can actually be a helpful and motivating emotion. Our hope is that this workshop provides you with a starting point from which to integrate skills into your daily life in the service of reducing anxiety. This workshop will not be recorded.

Sign up at the Eventbrite.

 

11th of November at 2pm: Suicide Alertness Training with SAMH

Trigger Warning: Discussions of Suicide

Register your interest for Suicide Alertness Training during Mental Health Awareness Week with Pete Copeland, GCU and SAMH's Mentally Healthy University Coordinator.

Sign up at the Eventbrite.

 

25th of November at 10am: Mind Your Mate: Suicide Prevention Skills

GCU Students' Association are hosting a two-hour live online suicide preventionprogramme to help you understand wheresuicide risk comes from.
During this programme, you will learn how to usethe Look, Listen, Link model to reduce risk withinour friends, flatmates and fellow students, byspotting the signs someone may be at risk, bylistening to them, and linking them to the helpthey need.

Sign up at the GCUSA Event Webpages.

 

30th of November at 1pm: How to Tackle Procrastination and Build Your Motivation

This is a one hour session with the student wellbeing team to learn more about why we procrastinate, and how to increase our motivation. 

Sign up at the Eventbrite.

December 2021

1st December at 2pm: Emotional Resilience Skills

GCU Students' Association are hosting a two-hour live online training to help youdevelop an understanding of how emotionalresilience protects our mental wellbeing.
During this programme, you will gain anunderstanding on how we can learn to becomemore resilient and neutralise pessimisticthoughts.

Sign up at the GCUSA Event Webpages.

 

7th of December at 2pm: Suicide Alertness Training with SAMH
Trigger Warning: Discussions of Suicide

Register your interest for Suicide Alertness Training during Mental Health Awareness Week with Pete Copeland, GCU and SAMH's Mentally Healthy University Coordinator.

Sign up at the Eventbrite.

The GCU Wellbeing Service and GCU Disability Team are active on social media! Find a list of our social media accounts below:

GCU Wellbeing

Twitter @GCUWellbeing
Instagram @GCUWellbeing
Facebook @GCUWellbeing

 

GCU Disability 

Twitter
@DT_GCU
Instagram @GCU_Disability
Events across the GCU Community

Other teams across the GCU Community also provide lots of opportunities to get involved with events: