Welcome to Wellness @Work at the University of Guelph

The University of Guelph is committed to supporting the well-being of the whole person for all University of Guelph staff and faculty through a comprehensive, integrated, evidence-informed workplace health promotion strategy. The Wellness@Work Advisory Committee helps the University to meet this committment. All staff and faculty are encouraged to participate in Wellness@Work programming and initiatives, and feedback is welcome at any time.

Monthly Calendar and Contest

  • Check out the June Wellness@Work calendar with a variety of workshops and activities for employees. 

  • Participate in the Spring Snaps Challenge for your chance to win a prize! Snap a photo of beautiful flowers, gardens or trees at U of G and enter your photo to wellnessatwork@uoguelph.ca to be entered in the contest.  The contest is open until June 21st, 2019. 

Programs

  • Do you miss the good old days on the playground? We have the solution for you, Recess League runs weekly with a random sport picked each time inspired by school yard games. Recess League is a great way to have a mental wellness break in the middle of the work day!

  • The Wellness@Work Grant Program is designed to further enhance the physical and psychological health, safety and the quality of life for all faculty and staff.

  • Wellness@Work has partnered with Excellence Canada and Human Resources (Learning & Development) to launch a new leadership program at U of G that fosters cross-campus collaboration and the development of leadership competencies that promote the health and wellness and personal success of employees. 

  • Walking and running can help you overcome withdrawals and cravings while cutting down or quitting smoking. It gets better, when you quit smoking and get active, you’ll have a chance to win a 10.5-inch IPad Pro!