The NUS Healthy Body Healthy Mind Award is a college wide initiative that promotes positive mental health, the benefits of doing physical activity and proactive reduction of smoking on the body and mind for all students. This initiative is led by Student Engagement, the Students’ Association and the Student Services team. The aim is to deliver a series of online awareness campaigns and events to promote these benefits to all students. Previously the project has promoted awareness of mental health at sea, suicide prevention and world kindness for all. Larger events include You Matter and Beat The Blues.
City Goes Green is a college-wide project led by Student Engagement in partnership with college departments including Estates, Baxter Storey and the college external recycling partner Enva. The initiative aims to improve and raise awareness of recycling, environmental and sustainability issues impacting on student life. The initiative is working toward winning a NUS Green Impact Award for the college.
Student Engagement worked with Women In Construction and Personal and Social Development 2, Supported Learning students to build and paint wooden birdhouses to be hung around City Campus to raise awareness of wildlife that habitat around the grounds. Students who worked in the project all agreed the project built their confidence and enjoyed working with a different group of students.
Student Engagement have collected nearly 1500 Strathmore water bottles donated by staff and students to help Joinery Students and City Works, Supported Learning students to build and maintain a greenhouse made from the plastic bottles to be located on the 4th Floor at City.