Happy World Kindness Day! Five Easy Ways to Show Kindness

Happy World Kindness Day! 

Kindness, the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate can help make our community stronger and more resilient. As cold weather approaches, kindness is more important than ever to keep us connected. Below are five easy ways to show kindness to others and yourself. 

Kindness Ideas

  1. Nominate a colleague or leader for the “G” Thanks! prize!

GREAT at U of G has been relaunched!

In honour of World Gratitude Day on Thursday, September 21st, GREAT at U of G invites you to use one of the below resources to show recognition or appreciation for a colleague or leader.

University, CUPE Local 1334 Reach Tentative Agreement

Following nine (9) days of negotiations, the University of Guelph and CUPE Local 1334, the union that represents approximately 240 trades, services, and maintenance employees of the University of Guelph have reached a tentative renewal agreement on September 12, 2023.

The current agreement expired April 30, 2022.

Negotiating committees for the University and the Union are recommending ratification of the agreement, which addresses several key priorities for both sides.

Congrats to our June “G” Thanks! Winner Helen Oliver!

Congrats to our June “G” Thanks! Winner Helen Oliver!

Emily Brouwer shared in her “G” Thanks nomination:

I would like to nominate Helen Oliver- she works tirelessly at the Animal Health Laboratory to keep everything running smoothly. She volunteers her time for the social committee and united way. She’s a pleasure to work with and she deserves the recognition.

A virtual celebration was held for Helen and a prize was sent to her as a token of thanks.

Wellness@Work Logo on Yellow background with writing "Pulse Survey". Curved horizontal blue line below logo with writing saying on blue background  "Complete the Pulse survey. Tell us How you're feeling."

Wellness@Work Launches Pulse Survey!


Why Do We Need Your Feedback?

As communicated earlier in 2023, Wellness@Work is re-administering its Pulse Survey and it is now open! The survey is open to all faculty and staff to share with us how you are feeling. 

The Wellness@Work initiative supports the whole-person well-being for faculty and staff at the University of Guelph. The following pulse survey asks the same questions as the 2022 pulse survey and is meant to collect a high-level understanding of your perspective regarding your

News Archive