‘Supporting Success through Wellbeing in Higher Education’, April 20th  

The ‘Supporting Success through Wellbeing in Higher Education’ is the first national wellbeing in higher education conference facilitated by the HEA.

The conference aims to bring together policy decision makers and institutional leaders along with HEI staff and students working on the implementation of the Healthy Campus Charter and Framework and the Student Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Framework.

Key themes throughout the day will include the implementation of a whole campus approach to health and wellbeing, wellbeing and leadership, collaboration, celebrating current practice, mental health and health promotion.

Speakers include Prof. Margaret Barry, University of Galway and Prof. Christiane Stock, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin along with sectoral project updates from the National Suicide Research Foundation in UCC (NSRF), University of Galway and the Psychological Counsellors in Higher Education Ireland (PCHEI). Síle Seoige will MC the event. A full agenda will be circulated ahead of the date.

Institutions have also been invited to submit case studies of good practice, in relation to the implementation of the Healthy Campus Charter and Framework (and other frameworks and policies as they relate to your health campus initiative). All case studies received will be on display on the day and a selection of institutions will be asked to present their study. The deadline for submission of case studies is COB, Wednesday, March 29th via email to healthycampus@hea.ie.

Please note, this is an invite only event through your institutions President, Provost or Director.

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