This activity is achieved through completing twenty hours of engagement with Mental Health initiatives through Student Support, Mind Your Mood and UUSU.
This can be a combination of attendance to workshops (at least one workshop) and engaging in volunteering in a mental health initiative on campus, organised locally, or in the wider community.
By completing the Mental Fitness EDGE activity, students will:
Students will be required to fill in a log book with details of workshops attended, along with duration and a summary of what they learned. This will then be signed by their workshop facilitator. Students will log volunteering hours completed and have these verified by Student Support or Students' Union staff members. Once students have achieved up to twenty hours of engagement, they will fill in the 'Reflective Evaluation' section of their log book, where they will outline their learning from the workshops and volunteering, reflecting on how they can use this in a workplace situation.
Minimum of 20 hours to include:
At least eight of these (ideally more) would involve volunteering at Mental Health initiatives by Student Support and Students Union throughout the year.
Students would be expected to engage fully with all workshops attended
|Reflect on what they have learned in their logbook|
|To apply what they have learned to their engagement in welfare related volunteering opportunities.|
For more information and to download the logbook please visit the UUSU website.