Please see the bottom of the page for further details of how to become a student wellbeing champion for semester 2.
- Boost engagement and awareness of the Six Ways to Wellbeing in your School/Hall of Residence and across the university;
- Promote or help with events and campaigns linked to the Six Ways to Wellbeing;
- Organise and run approved wellbeing events that link with the University’s annual wellbeing calendar;
- Share knowledge of wellbeing and related events through the use of social media and blog posts.
What we are looking for
- An enthusiasm for positive and proactive wellbeing;
- An understanding of the University’s Six Ways to Wellbeing and a desire to pass this on to others;
- The ability to work as part of a team;
- A positive and approachable nature;
- Familiarity with local communications channels and how to use them to promote wellbeing messages.
- Be a named and accessible Wellbeing Champion within your School/Hall;
- Be active in your role for at least two semesters (in order to qualify for HEAR accreditation);
- Attend a mandatory training event to prepare you for the role;
- Attend and contribute to regular planning and feedback meetings;
- Promote University wellbeing events within your School/Hall;
- Be responsible for Six Ways promotional material in your School/Hall;
- Complete a minimum of one core activity per semester, which can be participating in the organisation of events or writing blog posts;
- Contribute your reflections and feedback throughout the year.
- Complete all stages of recruitment, attend monthly meetings and participate in events run by the wellbeing team.
- Evidence of promotion of wellbeing/events 2 times (different content each time) via e.g., reposts on social media, society group chats, emails to schools etc.
– Organise and run an event (individually or as a team)
– Design and deliver a presentation at a peer support meeting – 10 mins
- Blog post (500 words)
- IGTV video – e.g., information/workshop/interview etc. (2 mins)
- IG social media posts – e.g., information/quotes/graphics etc. (2 swipe posts + front cover) and IG stories takeover (doesn’t have to include yourself) (8 -12 stories)
- Newsletter/article/visual art/magazine etc. (500 words)
What you'll get in return
- Meet likeminded students, with plenty of opportunities to engage with people who have similar interests to you;
- Contribute to the development of a culture of positive wellbeing among your peers;
- Develop a range of skills that employers look for, such as planning, event management, organisation, problem solving, team work, and leadership skills;
- The opportunity to develop and shape the scheme for future students, in an environment where your input will be highly valued and appreciated;
- A record of your contribution as a Wellbeing Champion on your Higher Education Achievement Record (HEAR);
- Volunteering roles that benefit other students count towards the Step Up and Lead section of the Stellify Award.