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.

UQ 21-day Wellness Challenge

When: June 2019
Where: Across UQ

Registrations for the 2019 challenge have closed. If you'd still like to get involved, email us at for a copy of the challenge. 

In 2019 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.

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.

10,000 steps walking challenge

When: August 2019
Where: Across UQ

UQ will be participating in the Australasian universities 10,000 steps walking challenge.

Fire up your competitive spirit by getting a team together from your local area and competing against other universities. 

More information will be available later in the year.

UQ Wellness Program

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