This series of wellness workshops is focused on preparing you for the college experience. Using virtual sessions we will cover a variety of skills, such as life at high school vs. college, "College Hacks", dealing with test anxiety, mindfulness and wellness. While you will gain the most by attending the full series, you have the option to register for one, some or all the sessions. 


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Day 1 - August 28, 2023

Morning Session - Getting IN the Right Headspace for College

Topics Include:
  • Differences between High School and College and University
  • Quality Break - Your mind needs to rest. Learn to take quality breaks.  
  • Manage Stress and Thrive   
  • Student Panel: Current Fanshawe Students share their experiences, and what they wish they knew when they started.  You can ask our panel any questions you have about college.  


Afternoon Session - Study Smart: Lessons IN Quality over Quantity. Reduce Burnout.

Topics Include:
  • Note Taking / Study Strategies  
  • Body/Mind Break and Wellness Centre Presentation
  • Study Resources – Library Learning Commons
  • Dealing with Test Anxiety / Presentation Anxiety / Test Taking Strategies   

Day 2 - August 29, 2023

Morning Session - IN the Zone: Pace Yourself and Stay Motivated 

Topics Include:
  • Motivation:  Goal Setting, Mindfulness, Self-talk, Problem Solving:   
  • Quality Breaks  
  • Staying organized – Time Management   
  • Fanshawe Online (FOL) Demonstration 


Afternoon Session - INvolved: College Life is more than Academics

Topics Include:
  • Communication skills for college life
    • Communication skills are needed for:  
      • Talking to your professors
      • Working out agreements with roommates
      • Group projects with classmates
      • Transitioning to an adult relationship with parents
      • Friendships
      • Intimate Partners
      • Career success
  • Body/Mind Break and Wellness Centre Presentation
  • Student Union 
  • Sexual Violence Prevention / Education / Support for Survivors  
  • Alcohol and Drug Consumption: Harm Reduction Strategies