20 March marks the International Day of Happiness; in celebrating this very special day, the Student Wellness Team is organising a series of events this month as part of its Happiness Month initiative!

Under the theme of “Connection: Key to Happiness”, explore with us the many ways in which you can embark on the pursuit of happiness, and enjoy the programmes prepared by your Peer Supporters and Student Wellness Team!

Check out our upcoming events below:

Connect with others: “Tips of being a supporter” | 9 March 2021

Join us to learn how to provide emotional support for one another. Based on a short film tackling themes of depression and personal struggles, our guest host will share with us her tips and experiences in helping those in need.

Date

9 March 2021 (Tuesday)

Time

17:30 – 18:30

Format

Face-to-face

Venue

MTC @ Faculty Learning Commons, 2/F, William MW Mong Block

Guest Speaker

Ms Florence Cheung, Training Consultant of HKJC Centre for Suicide Research and Prevention, HKU

Event Language

Cantonese

Online Registration

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Connect with yourself: “Calligraph your inspirational message” | 11 March 2021

Are there any daily mottos or famous quotes that you remind yourself of in order to stay motivated? Did you know that visualising these empowering words can often amplify its effect?

We have invited calligrapher Ms Heiman Chau @inkyturtle to create a personal calligraphy for you! Receive a piece of beautiful calligraphy of your chosen words for free by completing a 5-min e-questionnaire on-site!

Date

11 March 2021 (Thursday)

Time

15:30 – 18:30

Format

Face-to-face

Venue

Faculty Learning Commons, 2/F, William MW Mong Block

Online Registration

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Being connected: “Meet our fluffy friends” | 12 & 18 March 2021

For those who have always wanted to play with a fluffy pet, here’s your opportunity! Come and meet therapy dogs from Institute of Animal Assisted Intervention. Clear your mind and enjoy the warmth coming from our fluffy little friends; what could be better than that?

Date & Time
  • Session 1: 12 March 2021 (Friday) 13:30 – 14:30
  • Session 2: 18 March 2021 (Thursday) 17:30 – 18:30
Format

Face-to-face

Venue

Faculty Learning Commons, 2/F, William MW Mong Block

Connect with happiness: “Take a moment to do craft” | 19 March 2021

Doing handicrafts has always been a great way to stay focused, and momentarily step away from our tasks on hand. At this upcoming workshop, we will provide you with all the tools and materials necessary to design your own card holder for yourself or your friends! Join us by completing a short 5-min on a questionnaire about character strengths.

Date

19 March 2021 (Friday)

Time

13:00 – 18:00

Format

Face-to-face

Venue

Faculty Learning Commons, 2/F, William MW Mong Block

Online Registration

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Connect with peers: “Introduction to mental health first aid - communication and counselling” | 23 & 25 March 2021

In collaboration with Asian Medical Students’ Association Hong Kong (AMSAHK), an introductory counselling training course will be hosted by our Student Wellness Counsellor, for you to get a glimpse at how counselling can help others with their personal struggles.

Date

23 March 2021 (Tuesday) or
25 March 2021 (Thursday)

Time

17:30 – 18:30

Format

Online via Zoom

Guest Speaker

Ms Vincci Lau, Student Wellness Counsellor of HKUMed

Online Registration

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