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Boost your mental health at Curtin

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Mental Health Week is your opportunity to find out about the services and programs available at Curtin to support your mental health.

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Get involved with a range of free activities this Mental Health Week to help you boost your mental health and wellbeing.

12 to 16 October 2020
See below for times

One out of every five Australians will experience some form of mental illness each year.

What’s on at Curtin Perth and online

All week, Monday to Friday

Monday 12 October

Tuesday 13 October

  • Men’s Mental Health Breakfast (Guild Event): 9:30 am to 10:30 am in the Guild pop-up function space (106D).
  • Free Hunt and Brew beverage outside Concept Coffee Co from 10.00 am orgnised by the Guild. Flash your 2020 Guild sticker to redeem. Get in quick, while stocks last.

Wednesday 14 October

  • George the therapy dog visit (Guild Event): 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, all over our Curtin Perth campus.
  • Good Binji (collaboration with First Nation’s Dept and Women’s Dept – A weaving workshop focused on self-care through the practice of arts and crafts – mindfulness and culture, Guild Event): 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm, Atkinson Forum.
  • Free yoga: 12.10 pm, Curtin Stadium Dome.

Thursday 15 October

  • Mindfulness fiesta (Guild Event): 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm, Atkinson Forum – stress ball making and plant pot painting.

Friday 16 October

  • Psychology Association BBQ (Guild Event): From 9.30am at Guild Reception, Building 106F.

If you live on campus, you can take part in the following all week long too


  • Brekkie on the go: 9.00 am to 11.00 am, Common Room; grab yourself a cooked breakfast to eat on your way to class.
  • Foreshore afternoon run: 5.00 pm to 6.00  pm, meet at Reception; unwind and get some exercise with a jog along the Swan River. Registration on the App is essential as places are limited.


  • Zumba class: 6.00 pm, Common Room; De-stress and have some fun at the same time.
  • Taco Tuesday: 7.00 pm, Common Room; Grab some delicious tacos and have a chat. Registration on the App is essential.


  • Midweek meditation: 9.00 am, Common Room; Get in touch with yourself with some meditation practice.
  • Grab a Free Burrito: 12.00 pm, Common Room; Don’t feel like cooking lunch? We have you sorted, and we’re here for a chat! Registration on the App is required.


  • Boxing: 5.00 pm, Common Room; de-stress with some high-intensity boxing.
  • Everything meat: 7.00 pm, Common Room; Finish off your week with a massive feast. Registration on the App is essential.


  • Oktoberfest: 7.00 pm, Guild House Common Room; Join the entire UniLodge family at our Oktoberfest party. Registration on the App is essential.

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