You're invited to take part in UNSW’s Health, Safety and Wellbeing month

29 Sep 2023
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Enjoy four weeks of events to address and improve your wellbeing. 

It’s October already! At UNSW, the health, safety and wellbeing of our community are at the heart of all we do. Join UNSW Wellbeing and UNSW Health & Safety for a diverse program of staff events to address and improve your health, safety and wellbeing.  

Attend the launch of our safety motto video 

On 5 October, we’re launching our Think Safe, Be Safe, Home Safe video. This 3-minute video will inspire you to reflect on the importance of working safely. More than 100 UNSW staff from Kensington, Paddington and Canberra, including Vice-Chancellor Professor Attila Brungs, volunteered their time to demonstrate the sheer variety of work settings, work tasks, hazards and risks UNSW staff face every day. We’d like to thank everyone involved.  

Register to join the video’s premier screening at 10am in Council Chambers and look out for familiar faces in the video! 

The UNSW Amazing Race is back by popular demand 

Race against other UNSW teams of four in the UNSW Amazing Race. Follow clues and complete challenges on Kensington campus. Heats are being held on four dates in October, with prizes for the winners of each heat. Winning teams will compete in the final in early November. Find out more and register now.  

Receive personal nutrition advice 

Interested in eating a more balanced, varied and healthy diet? We’re hosting one-on-one nutrition consultations with a qualified dietician for staff across seven dates this month. Select ‘Nutrition Consults’ to book your 45-minute appointment

Connect with colleagues  

Safe Teas are a great opportunity to chat over morning tea about health, safety and wellbeing, and what’s new in the space. Ask your local safety person about events in your area or visit our interactive calendar.  

Join the Hazard Hunts and Walk ‘n’ Talk for Safety activities for a 20-minute movement break. No need to register, just turn up. See the interactive calendar for details. 

Join our financial and wellbeing webinars, check your workstation set-up and more 

UniSuper is providing two financial wellbeing webinars: Super Fundamentals on how to grow your super and protect your financial wellbeing on October 9 and Managing your Financial Wellbeing covering spending, debt, investment basics on October 31. Find out more and register

Wellbeing webinars on emotional resilience, emotional intelligence and imposter syndrome, work-life balance and more will also be held across the month. Book in an ergonomic workstation assessment with our friendly UNSW Safety team. 

Find out more about our wellbeing initiatives and events in October on the interactive calendar