The Queer University of Guelph (QUofG) Faculty and Staff Network is a campus community with the goal to provide education, resources, programming and support for employees across the spectrums of gender and sexuality.
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!
U of G offers five different levels of mental health training opportunities for faculty and staff throughout the year, including More Feet on the Ground, Beyond the Books, SafeTALK, Mental Health First Aid and ASIST.
Access to counselling is available 24 hours per day, seven days per week through Homewood Employee Health toll-free at 1-800-663-1142.
Low-cost on campus gym memberships are available for all regular full-time staff members. Staff-only classes are available. Find the classes on the Guelph Gryphons NRG Pass Calendar.
Build your skills by signing up for training sessions. Over 100 different sessions are available.
Drop-in for a free yoga class every Tuesday from 12-1 in Peter Clark Hall, Wing B in the University Centre. Classical Yoga techniques aim to improve total health and well-being by gently promoting physical strength and flexibility, while improving concentration, steadiness and calmness of mind.