Improve your health awareness and wellbeing by participating in wellness events and activities throughout the year.

For more events, check out the Health, Safety and Wellness calendar.

Australasian University Health Challenge

When: August 2020
Where: Across UQ
Register now: Follow the instructions on the Australasian University Health Challenge website

UQ will be participating in the Australasian University Health Challenge, a 10,000 steps walking challenge.

Fire up your competitive spirit by getting a team together from your local area and representing UQ against other institutions across Australia and New Zealand. 

Register today and take the step towards a healthier you. 

Yoga and pilates

When: Contact the organisers for dates and times
Where: Contact the organisers for locations

Staff can sign up for yoga and pilates classes held at UQ campuses. 

For yoga courses, contact Dr Vivek Mitter at for details.

For pilates courses, contact Jenny Usher at for details or sign-up through the Flair Pilates class timetable.

Be Well seminars

When: By request

Be Well seminars are interactive wellbeing seminars delivered by UQ Wellness team members. UQ organisational units can arrange for a seminar to be conducted at their workplace or other appropriate venue across UQ campuses. 

The seminars are designed to promote wellbeing, self-management and awareness, with an emphasis on increasing practical skills.

Each seminar goes for an hour and can be delivered on its own or combined with other topics. 

Contact UQ Wellness Program to book seminars for your organisational unit. Choose from these topics:

  • Balance
  • Communication
  • Self-care
  • Sleep
  • Stress
  • Thoughts.

UQ 21-day Wellness Challenge

When: June 2020
Where: Across UQ

In 2020 we challenge you to complete a 21-day Wellness Challenge.

Each day you will be provided with an activity, task or challenge to complete, with the goal of improving your health, wellbeing and self-care. Challenges can be completed in any order.

Get a team together and see if you can inspire self-care in your workplace or even at home.

UQ Wellness Program

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