Under

Under Pressure

Under Pressure 2017 is taking place Monday 13 March - Friday 17 March. Under Pressure aims to give students tools and techniques to manage the pressures facing them, as well as opportunities to ask for help. This year we are collaborating with the Chaplaincy, the Counselling Service and both the IC and ICSMSU Yoga Societies to provide opportunities to try new methods of managing stress and pressure.

Throughout the week we will have a gazebo on the Queen's Lawn which will be open from 11:45 to 14:00 - where you can find out more about the events happening or make an appointment with the Union's Advice Centre.

 

Monday

12:00 - 14:00 Massage Sessions (Queen's Lawn), Provided by Sense Massage, students will be able to drop in and have a short massage and take a break. 

12:00 - 14:00 Listening Post (Queen's Lawn), In the Gazebo on the Queen's Lawn we will have staff from the Union's Advice Centre available to talk to.

 Tuesday

12:00 - 14:00 Massage Sessions (Hammersmith Hospital, Wolfson Building, Breakout Space) , Provided by Sense Massage, students will be able to drop in and have a short massage and take a break. 

12:00 - 14:00 Listening Post (Queen's Lawn) In the Gazebo on the Queen's Lawn we will have staff from the Union's Advice Centre available to talk to.

Wednesday

12:00 - 14:00 Massage Sessions (Charing Cross, Reynolds Foyer) Provided by Sense Massage, students will be able to drop in and have a short massage and take a break. 

12:00 - 13:00 Relaxation  Sessions (SALC 2, Sherfield Building South Kensington) Provided by the Counselling Service. The aim of these sessions are to practise and experience a guided relaxation technique in a small group as a self-care tool to help manage stress.  

12:00 - 14:00 Listening Post (Queen's Lawn) In the Gazebo on the Queen's Lawn we will have staff from the Union's Advice Centre available to talk to.

12:00 - 16:00 Do Good, Feel Good - Volunteer in a magicial and historical cemetery. Use volunteering as a way to relax and get outside as part of Under Pressure. We will be heading to the fantastic Brompton Cemetery to help with the clean up and conservation..

20.45 - 21:45 - Yoga Taster Session (Charing Cross, Basement of Reynolds Building) This session hosted by ICSMSU Yoga Society, gives students a chance to try out Yoga as a stress management technique. 

Thursday

13:00-14:00 Mindfulness session, Hosted by the chaplaincy. Mindfulness is an easy-to-use practice of meditation and living in the present moment. It gives you tools to stay calm, focused and better manage the pressures of life. This session is open, but requires a sign-up!

12:00 - 14:00 Listening Post  (Queen's Lawn) In the Gazebo on the Queen's Lawn we will have staff from the Union's Advice Centre available to talk to.

Friday

12:00 - 13:00 Yoga Taster Session (Queen's Lawn / Skempton 060ABC) Hosted by the IC Yoga Society, take a break over lunch and join this free Yoga class aimed at relieving stress.

12:00 - 14:00 Listening Post (Queens Lawn)  In the Gazebo on the Queen's Lawn we will have staff from the Union's Advice Centre available to talk to.

 

 

 

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