What is Permission to Pause?

During busy periods, it is vital that you take moments of self-care and self-love away from revising or marking papers, and give your brain and body time to breathe. Read more about what we've got going on...

Stay Supported during January!

Check out all our resources duering exam time to help you get a bit of self-care. From free fruit, our online podcast to the return of the petting zoo, make sure you're taking time out for yourself.

Recharge for Semester 2!

Following exams, the last week of January will give you the opportunity to pause and recharge. Alongside our Well Fair, we have lots of events and activities running to help you recharge from deadlines.

Mon 27th January

Self-Love Monday (Permission to Pause)
27th January 9am - 5pm
Self-Love means different things to different people and we hope to help you get ‘in tune’ with what works for you.
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Tue 28th January

Let’s Get Physical (Permission to Pause)
28th January 10:30am - 5pm
Take a break from deadlines, papers & exams. Learn how physical exercise can improve mental wellness. Go for a run or take part in the ‘Cell Block’ Workout.
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Wed 29th January

WellFair (Full day of activities)
29th January 9am - 5pm
Venue, NUSU
Head to Venue (L-2 SU) for a day full of alternatives to help you find the right way for you to pause. Events during the day include FREE Snug Yoga sessions, Music for the Mind, Positivitea, and a ‘Zen Zone’.
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Thu 30th January

Keep Calm and Get Creative (Permission to Pause)
30th January 1pm - 5pm
Being creative can actually improve your mental wellbeing. Creativity can reduce anxiety, depression, and stress… And it can also help you process trauma.
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