The social response necessary to control the spread and impact of the Covid-19 pandemic is disrupting all of our lives, often leaving us disconnected, isolated and missing some of the feeling of richness out of our learning and our broader lives. These things can have a wearing effect on our wellbeing, and it can sometimes feel like our development and future trajectories have slowed.
Here in the Rise project office, we want to do our bit to help to support all of our community to combat these feelings and to take purposeful and affirmative action to make the most of the time, space and opportunities that they do have. We have accelerated and expanded our offer to make more things open to more students.
We have also expanded the breadth of our offer. You’ll still find a range of opportunities to get ahead with future success, but we’ve added activities which focus more on the here and now; after all, the best way of assuring a successful future is to create a safe, healthy and rich present.
We’ve structured this around the Five Ways to Wellbeing, literature themes identified by the New Economics Foundation as key determinants of postive
See Also: Understanding Wellbeing Intensive
Learn more about wellbeing and mental health, including the Five Ways to Wellbeing in this Rise intensive