Groups and seminars

Do you feel stressed by expectations, deadlines, and a high workload? Do you have a tendency to procrastinate? Are you interested in relaxing in the present rather than feeling anxious about the past or future? Are you critical of yourself or have irrational thoughts that influence your emotions? Are you new in Sweden and struggling with the climate and darkness? Are you feeling lonely? We provide tools to improve your situation and find a better balance in life, as well as opportunities to meet new people.

As a student at Uppsala University, SLU (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) in Uppsala, Johannelund School of Theology and Uppsala Community College (folkhögskola), you have access to our groups and seminars.

All of our groups and seminars are free and developed based on the kind of help students most often request when they contact us. They are held in English and open to both Swedish and international students.

  • All meetings will be via Zoom unless otherwise notified.
  • A course can be cancelled if there are too few registered. 

Do it now!
Brief seminars
Stress and sustainable studies during the pandemic
Ergonomics
Walking group

Courses in Swedish on our Swedish web page.

DO IT NOW! STOP PROCRASTINATING

Do you have trouble organising your studies, a hard time getting started, or a tendency to put off tasks? If so, then this “Do it now!” group is for you. The purpose of the group is, with support of one another, to get going with your studies and create new and improved study habits. 

The group meets weekly online, Mondays at 15:15-16:45. If you are interested in participating, please e-mail us and we will contact you with more information.

Note! The group has a continuous intake, which means that you may be placed in line and start when there is a vacancy.

When: Mondays, 15:15-16:45. Ongoing, 1 February - 10 May.   
Where: Online via Zoom.
Registration:  Open from 18 January and ongoing. E-mail: internationalsh-ufv@uu.se and you will receive more information.

BRIEF SEMINARS & GROUP DISCUSSIONS: 4 TOPICS

Life as a student is not always easy and it can be lonely, especially in these very different times where there is more isolation. With remote studies and “working from home” it can be a challenge to manage one’s time and to separate different aspects of life, like work from play, etc. Join our brief seminars to engage in group discussions and enjoy the benefits of sharing with peers. You will get the opportunity to meet others with similar concerns and get some answers and tips. You will also receive information, worksheets, along with book and app tips. 

You are welcome to sign up for whichever seminar is of interest, including all of them. There is a 25 person limit per seminar, but there will be a reserve list in case of cancellations. 

TOPICS: 

STRESS AND SUSTAINABLE STUDIES DURING THE PANDEMIC – 2 occasions

Remote studies can be challenging, especially while managing life during a pandemic. Many student feel lonely and isolated and being online so much of the time is often stressful. Join us to learn more about stress and how it affects us, along with ways to prevent and manage it in order to create a sustainable and enjoyable student life!

When: Monday, 25 January 16:00-17:00.
Where: Online via Zoom.
Registration:  Registration for the lecture Stress and Sustainable Studies During the Pandemic opens here 18 January.

When: Tuesday 13 April, 15:00-16:00.
Where: Online via Zoom. 
RegistrationRegistration for the lecture Stress and Sustainable Studies During the Pandemic opens here 29 March.

ERGONOMICS

During the pandemic, many students are forced to study from home, which can be difficult for both mind and body.This webinar, which is held by a professional ergonomist/physiotherapist, gives you a lot of good advice on how you can improve your comfort when you study from home.

The webinar will be held in English, but all students (Swedish and international) are welcome.

When: Wednesday 17 February, 14.00-14.45.
Where: Online via Zoom https://uu-se.zoom.us/j/62548188736

Walking Group

Do you want to get outside for some daylight, move your body, and meet other students? The Student Health Service invites you to a walking group. To participate, you must be free from symptoms linked to Covid-19. If there are more than eight (8) participants, we will split into smaller groups. Swedish and international students are welcome!

When: Every Wednesday at 12.15, starting on 17 February.
Where: We meet outside the Student Health Service at Övre Slottsgatan 7 in Uppsala.
Registration: Send an Email to receptionen@sh.uu.se no later than 9.00 am on the same day you want to participate in the walking group.

Last modified: 2021-03-12