Live Well to Learn Well

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It’s no surprise that personal health and wellness plays a huge role in a student’s academic success. At Live Well to Learn Well, a team of University of Toronto health advocates will lead a variety of workshops, seminars and talks designed to help you explore your personal health, learn about becoming a health advocate, and foster a healthier campus.



When: Oct. 17, 2013, 12-8 pm
Hart House
Free / Lunch and dinner provided / Register online at


Schedule of Events


Registration/Lunch: 12-1 pm


Session One – 1-2:15

Choose a Self Care workshop and explore personal health and wellness topics.
Cooking on a Budget: Presented by Leslie Stoyan from the Daily Apple, this hands-on workshop is about cooking delicious, nutritious food that won’t break the bank.

Get Crafty: Gratitude Cards: Make an original thank you card…for yourself – a reflection on what you have to be grateful for today.

Building Your Mental Muscle: Bring your yoga mat and a comfortable change of clothes for this workshop focused on movements geared towards helping unwinding and focusing on yourself.



Session Two – 2:30-3:45

Choose a Working with Others workshop and learn how to collaborate and
encourage others to pursue a healthy lifestyle.


Starting a Student Group: Presented by Akanksha Ganguly from SEEDS, this workshop will discuss how to start up a student-led initiative.

Partnerships at U of T: Learn about effective student/administration/faculty partnerships at the University of Toronto and they keys to creating strong partnerships for action.

Social Media: Explore how to build effective communities via social media.



Session Three – 4-5:15 pm

Choose a Design for Change workshop to become an advocate for healthy communities.


Accessing Funds and Other Resources: Panelists from across U of T show participants how to access on-campus funding and resources for health initiatives.

Future/Backwards: Envision what a healthy campus looks like in this brainstorming session, and help define what it will take to get the University of Toronto to become the healthiest campus it can be.

Student Leadership for Change: This workshop showcases effective and innovative student leadership in health and wellness on campus as a guide for future leaders.



Dinner: 5:30-8 pm

Cameron NormanFeaturing keynote speaker, Cameron Norman, faculty member with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. As the founder of CENSE Research and Design, Cameron Norman has built his career on working with youth and young adults to affect social change and improve health through creative strategies that harness social media, facilitate youth voices being heard and build community. His keynote will look at ways to enhance health as a fundamental part of student experience at U of T.




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