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4Campus Cycle

13 Apr 2019

Support Mind Your Mood by taking part in the 4 Campus Cycle.

Please join us to make 2019 an even bigger success!

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75%

of mental health issues develop before age of 25

62%

of students worry about their mental health

Less than 40%

of students know where to seek support

When two staff members heard about the Mind Your Mood fundraising, they decided they wanted to do more to help encourage staff, students and alumni to join in.

Martin McGinn, Lecturer in the Belfast School of Architecture and Paul Quinn, Head of Global Recruitment and Engagement, took on the task of organising a 100-mile cycle which would call at each of Ulster University’s four campuses in one day.

For Staff and Students

To find out more, attend the meeting on all campus immersive suites at 1pm on 6th February.

Jordanstown

08H09

Belfast

BA-02-012

Coleraine

H113A

Magee

MD008A


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The mind your mood marathon campaign gave us the incentive to push forward an idea Martin and I had for some time.  Cycling round the four campuses, over 100 miles, provides an excellent challenge to test ourselves and raise money for a worthwhile cause.

Paul Quinn
Head of Global Recruitment and Engagement

Students need to be aware of their mental health, they need to know the signs when they are struggling and also when their friends are finding it tough. I personally use cycling as a coping mechanism and I find it a great benefit to handle the stresses of life. But through this event we are able to use our cycling to benefit the need of others, if the 100 miles can help just one student, then it will be well worth it!

Martin McGinn
Course Director for Product Design

Highlights from the 2018 4Campus Cycle

A selection of images from our 2018 4Campus cycle.

Ulster University – Student Support 2015-16 annual report

79% of students who received counselling through Carecall did so in relation to emotional/personal issues. Stress, anxiety and depression contributed to 82% of these issues.

Ulster University – Student Support 2015-15 annual report