Well-Being

Overview

Wellness in mind, body and spirit is important to your success at university. Student Wellness Services has a variety of service providers, including family physicians, personal counsellors, registered nurses, psychologists, psychiatrists, wellness educators and peer helpers.

The following are some of the available services.

Student Health Services

You can access medical services at U of G’s Health Services clinic, including regular checkups, dietary advice, free seasonal flu shots, dispensing of birth control pills and products prescribed by health services doctors, and a walk-in clinic.

Counselling Services

You can also access confidential counselling at Counselling Services if you need individual support to work through the personal challenges that impact your ability to adjust to university life and succeed at school and in other areas of your life.

Wellness Education

The Wellness Education Centre is a student-driven, safe space where you can find support for your health and well-being. You can get information kits on health-related issues such as stress management, and you can attend workshops about healthy eating, mental health and many other topics.

Student Accessibility Services

If you have a disability that requires accommodation and support, Student Accessibility Services is available to help you. Contact the office as soon as possible to ensure the appropriate supports are in place for you at the start of the school year.

Visit Student Wellness Services for more information about U of G’s well-being services.

Visit Aboriginal Resource Centre for advising and more information about the cultural aspects of health.

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