A Better You at MQ – Wellbeing Week is back for 2017


At Macquarie, we are conscious that to achieve a true experience of wellbeing – of feeling and operating at our very best – we must care for all parts that make us whole.

After a successful 2016 launch, Wellbeing Week is taking place again, from 7-14 September, to further assist you in improving your wellbeing and helping you function optimally at work and at home.

During the week, there will be a range of exciting activities including informative lunchtime sessions, campus walks, exercise classes, healthy cooking demonstrations and art classes for staff to attend.

“By tapping into the powerful network of experts and academics here at Macquarie, we have crafted an exciting program that is sure to benefit all staff,” says Nicole Gower, Director Human Resources.

Event highlights

All staff are invited to attend the Wellbeing Week Launch and Welcome event to be held on Thursday 7 September. We have a number of exciting stalls to browse which will be open from 11am and the key note speakers will start at 12pm followed by lunch at 1:15 pm and our first daily Campus Walk at 2pm.

As a parent or carer do you ever feel concerned about the amount of screen time your children may have? Dr Wayne Warburton’s seminar on Screen addiction and overuse in children will be of interest to you. 12 September, 12:00 -1:00pm

As a manger have you ever wondered how you can best support your team’s mental health? Professor Nick Titov speaks to practical mental health strategies for you and your team. 13 September, 10:00-11:00am.

Explore your creativity in a number of Art Gallery classes or strengthen your back during a Pilates class.

Other highlights include mindfulness seminars, free gym memberships for the week and five pedometer lucky draw prizes if you join us for the campus walks.

To view the Wellbeing Week schedule, and to register your interest, visit the event page. Don’t forget to get in quick as places fill fast!





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