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Wellbeing brief

06 Feb 2019

Friendly February

Stones on beach

The staff wellbeing team are encouraging you to Take Notice this month. We're surrounded by a beautiful campus with nearby parks and historical places of interest. Our Environmental Sustainability Team have a Living Campus Plan including UMAPIT (University of Manchester Animal Positions and Information Tracker) which is a bespoke app to allow users to record sightings of 19 urban wildlife species and a Tree Trail.

The University’s Staff Wellbeing website has a wellbeing calendar for 2019 with full listings showing special events, year round activities such as Be Active courses and monthly listings of health and wellbeing days, events, on-campus activities and the wellbeing lectures. Keep checking back as events and lectures are always being added.

February's event, talks and lectures include:

7/2 - Time to Talk Day
13/2 – LGBT History talk
15/1 – Get Great Sleep
20/2 – Wellbeing for Managers
22/2 – Rainbow Ramble
27/2 – 2k & 5k run in Platt Fields
28/2 - UMRUN

Visit the the full calendar listings for all the booking information and inspiration.

February wellbeing prize draw

This month you can win a Back to Nature gift box from FriendinaBox.  For your chance to win, just answer the question below.

Q. Chris Packham is a presenter on?
a.  Countryfile
b. Strictly Come Dancing

Email your response to wellbeing@manchester.ac.uk by midnight on 28th February marking subject line Nature.  The winner will be chosen at random . Don’t forget to include your contact details!

The winner of January’s Kindness gift box was Liza Leonard at the John Rylands Library who shared a story about the kindness of her neighbours at a difficult time. Congratulations!

Further information

Visit the Staff Wellbeing website