Workshops for Students
How to book a place on a workshop
To reserve a place on a workshop please click on the book a place link below the workshop you want to attend. Booking opens 4 weeks before the workshop date. This will reserve your place and once you've submitted the request you will receive an acknowledgement and notification of your workshop place.
Mood Boost, (Depression Workshop) on Tuesday 7 October, 18.00-20.00, Rms 1.07 & 1.08 Optometry Building (next to Lidl) -
Feel Good Factor (Self Esteem Workshop) on Monday 27 October, 11.00-13.00, Rm 4i, Students Union
Shyness on Tuesday 11 November, 13.30-14.30, Boardroom, 4th floor Students Union
Relaxation on Wednesday 12 November, 14.00-15.00, Boardroom, 4th floor Students Union
Deep Breath (Anxiety & Stress Workshop) on Tuesday 18 November, 9.30-11.30, Rm 4J, Students Union
Overcoming Presentation Anxieties on Monday 24 November, 14.00-16.00, Rm 4i, Students Union
Perfectionism on Monday 24 November, 11.00-12.30, Rm 4J, Students Union
Making Sense of Grief on Tuesday 2 December, 14.00-16.00, Boardroom, 4th floor Students Union
Procrastination on Friday 5 December, 9.30-11.00, Boardroom, 4th floor Students Union
Wannabe Well (Wellbeing Workshop) on Monday 8 December, Boardroom, 4th floor Students Union
Weekly Mindfulness Drop-in Sessions
We offer weekly guided drop-in sessions, providing instruction in two traditional forms of meditation: The Mindfulness of Breathing (to develop focus and concentration) and The Metta Bhavana (to become more emotionally flexible and robust). Our sessions run during term-time only; however the Buddhist Centre in Roath offers weekly Mindfulness Drop-In sessions all year round - please follow the link below for more details:
What to expect from a workshop
Our co-curricular workshops are designed to be informative, self-help sessions that encourage you to develop better employment skills, as you share and learn from each other in a safe, non-judgemental environment.
We offer a range of workshops, throughout the academic year, on a variety of common difficulties experienced by students.
How to get a better night's sleep.
Learn to reduce and manage exam anxiety.
Learn to reduce self imposed pressure and enjoy achieving.
Learn to use focus and meditation to relax.
Support for International and EU Students.
Understand beliefs and attitudes to body image.
Learn how to enhance your coping strategies and interpersonal skills.
Terrified at the thought of having to give a presentation?
Learn to reduce and manage your worries.
Learn to appreciate yourself and your personal worth.
Learn to manage your anger more effectively.
Understand the grieving process.
Learn to reduce and manage stress.
Learn physical and psychological relaxation techniques.