UQ Wellness Program

Events, activities and services to support and promote staff health awareness and wellbeing.

Develop knowledge and skills to enhance your physical and psychological health, improve lifestyle factors affecting health and increase your sense of wellbeing.

If you'd like to get involved or promote the program, contact UQ Wellness at (07) 3365 2365 or hsw@uq.edu.au.

Spotlight on: Step into spring

The weather is warming up and the days are getting longer, now is the time to shed the winter coats and make the most of nature.

The health benefits of nature


Spotlight on: Green spaces and nature


Spend time outside

Exposure to nature has positive impacts on health, reducing stress and can also promote healing. Spending at least two hours outside every week is recommended to experience the benefits that green spaces can provide. Don't forget to slip, slop, slap!

Bring the green space to you

There are many health benefits to having a plant in the office and at your desk, including reducing stress and improving air quality. Ideal desk plants include; succulents, bamboo, golden devils ivy or bonsai.

Benefits for staff

Opportunities to help you improve your health awareness and enhance your wellbeing.

Team wellness insights
Book an interactive Wellness Insights session for your team to discuss your individual and team wellbeing goals.
UQ Wellness Ambassador network
The UQ Wellness Ambassador network promotes health and wellbeing initiatives in local organisational areas. To register your interest, contact UQ Wellness.
UQ Fitness Passport
The UQ Fitness Passport allows UQ staff and their families to use a wide variety of fitness facilities for one low price.
Health clinics and Bupa health insurance
UQ's corporate health partner Bupa offers health insurance and runs health clinics.

Keep up to date

Email uqwellness@uq.edu.au to subscribe to the UQ Wellness monthly newsletter.