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Project Highlights

To enhance the mental wellbeing of students through group-base student-initiated projects, a PolyU Wellness Fund was set up by SAO. We are honoured to have teams of student organisers conducting such innovative and wonderful workshops/activities for all PolyU students in the past few months. Let’s share the happy moments together.

Group One: Embrace Your Emotions

This project encourages students to express their feelings, as well as to enhance their awareness and understanding of emotions.

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Group Two: Open Your Heart Through Nature Journey

Through participating in the herbarium workshops and visiting the Victoria Peak, students had the opportunity to connect with nature, share university life with one another, and meet new friends.

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Group Three: Exercise Anytime Anywhere

The experiential games and activities designed at the booth offered students the chance to learn how to make use of home-based equipment to exercise anytime, anywhere.

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Group Four: Greentastic

Students were invited to join this experiential activity to experience the positive effects of saying positive words of encouragement to the plant every day; and record the changes in the appearance of the plant as it grows.

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Group Five: SleepWELL

Students were invited to complete the SleepWELL 21-day Sleep Plan, so as to promote students’ habit of healthy sleeping pattern.

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Blue Hall: The Art of Well-being

The workshops were a combination of art, music and dance. Students were invited to share a piece of music, a dance performance or an artwork and be exhibited in Blue Hall.

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Boyan Hall: Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies, Healthy Lives

With the aim of promoting physical health and interpersonal relationship, all student residents of Boyan Hall were invited to join the ‘pair-up competition’, ‘funny games' and ‘activity groups’.

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Red Hall: The Beauty Around You

This project aims to motivate students to find the beauty around them and translate their emotions through photography and painting.

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Violet Hall: 10 Days Gratitude Campaign

This campaign aims to promote awareness and improvement in psychological well-being in daily life by encouraging students to share gratitude VLOGs in the hall.

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Yellow Hall: Healthy Body and Mind

This project aims to foster residents' awareness of mental wellness through cleaning the hall living environment.

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Group One: Relax, Release and Reconnect

Through artistic creative activities, such as relaxation and breathing exercises, students had the opportunities to relax, to learn ways to get in touch with their inner emotions, to reconnect with their positive thinking and apply it in daily life. Supportive relationship among participants was also established in the group.

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Student-organisers and Assigned Counsellor of Group ‘Relax, Release, Reconnect’ (Calm Bottle Workshop)

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Artwork of Terrarium and Aroma Stone Workshop

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Artwork of Dreamcatcher Workshop

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Artwork of Dreamcatcher Workshop

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Artwork of Self-portrait and Pastel Workshop

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Artwork of Terrarium and Aroma Stone Workshop

Group Two: Helping and Promoting Mental Health Programme

Aromatherapy is considered to be an effective way for stress management. The workshops included ice breaking games, mental health knowledge and stress management techniques. The aromatherapy workshop provided students with free aroma blind boxes for them to enjoy exquisite gifts while participating.

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Student-organiser Conducting Plaster Aroma Stone Online Workshop

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Artwork of Fragrance Sachet Workshop

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Artwork of Plaster Aroma Stone Workshop

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Artwork of Plaster Aroma Stone Workshop

Group Three: Mind-relaxing Art Jamming

Through creating artwork and personal sharing, students were able to get in touch with their inner emotions.

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Student-organisers and Assigned Counsellor of Group ‘Mind-relaxing Art Jamming’

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Student-organisers of Group ‘Mind-relaxing Art Jamming’

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Student-organisers Conducting Watercolour Online Workshop

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Artwork of Pastel Nagomi Art Workshop

Group Four: Zest Week with Poly Fun

‘Zest’ means great enthusiasm and energy. The activity was to encourage students to refresh their minds through visiting several inspiring places in Hong Kong, or outside of Hong Kong.

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Group Five: 30 Tips for a Happy and Fulfilling PolyU Life

The Booklet includes useful tips for you to develop better self-understanding, and it introduces ways to live a better life in PolyU.

 

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