The UCC Graduate Attributes Programme has developed a new video with tips for “Minding your Mental Health“.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0yt_oAl0gKM

Aimed primarily at students transitioning into UCC, we feel it will also be useful to those students returning back to us as well.  It will be important for students from all walks of life, incoming and returning cohorts, mature students, international students, postgraduate students and even post-docs, and it might even serve our staff well to remind us all of simple tips in everyday life, as it is normal to face challenges as you transition from one part of your life to another.  This semester will be particularly challenging for a lot of people, in fact.

Maintaining good mental health is just as important as good physical health, and maintaining it should be a priority for everyone.  Some tips for maintaining good positive mental wellness include:

  • Exercise
  • Sleep
  • Take Time to Relax
  • Time Management
  • Limit/Avoid Alcohol or Drugs
  • Eat Healthy
  • Build Healthy Relationships

UCC is a health promoting university, and we have many resources here to help students (and staff!)

This video is part of a suite of new videos and resources which are all currently in production, and will be soon be launched in an external Canvas Course, called “Nurturing Bright Futures”.  Please feel free to distribute amongst your networks.

Information on this launch is also on our dedicated News section of our website https://www.ucc.ie/en/graduateattributes/news/ 

Eleanor Donoghue | Graduate Attributes Programme Manager | University College Cork | 5 Brighton Villas | Western Road | Cork T12 EC95 | Ireland
Tel: +353 21 490 2720 | email: e.donoghue@ucc.ie

UCC Academic Strategy 2018-2022
Enabling Priority 4: Facilitating students’ development of core values and graduate attributes