Thrive wellness program

SCU is committed to supporting and enhancing your wellbeing.  The Thrive program provides opportunities for you to improve your wellbeing to achieve a healthy mind, healthy body and healthy you.

Develop knowledge and skills to enhance your physical and psychological health, improve lifestyle factors and increase your sense of wellbeing by participating in wellness events and activities throughout the year.

  Upcoming Events

Lunch and Learn - Thursday 27 August 2020, 12.30pm-1.00pm - Register HERE to join the August Lunch and Learn presentation with Dr Desiree Kozlowski.  Dr Kozlowski is the winner of the SCU 2019 Impact Award for Teaching Excellence for her work in the psychology program at Coffs Harbour.  Desiree's primary research interest is in subjective pleasure and pleasureable emotions, especially their relationship with human health, resilience, creativity, and flourishing.

Australasian University Health Challenge (AUHC) - Registration opens 17th August 2020: From 31 August to 11 October join the Australasian University Health Challenge, a health focused initiative for staff and students across Australia and New Zealand to increase their physical activity through a fun inter-university competition.  Log your daily steps and challenge yourself to embrace small behavioural changes towards a healthier you while representing SCU.  Work with your colleagues or individually.  For more information click HERE

Check out the Thrive Calendar - August 2020 for events and activities coming to your campus or area.

Join our Thrive Community to share your wellness ideas and achievements, healthy recipes and give us your suggestions for Thrive.

For assistance and further information please email whs@scu.edu.au or contact the Workplace Health and Safety Team on 02 6620 3651.

  Resources and Support

SCU provides a number of programs and initiatives for the health and wellbeing of staff.

SCU Fitness Passport - allows SCU staff and their families to use a wide variety of fitness facilities for one low price.

Mental Health Support - a range of support options are available both personally and online.

SCU Moves App - track your moves and fitness progress in one simple mobile app.

2020 Thrive Online Mindfulness Meditation (36mins)

THRIVE and achieve your calm and connection with this 36 minute recording of our May Thrive Online Mindfulness Mediation offering. The session is led by Jen an experienced meditation teacher from Happy Chakra.