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OISE Wellness is now on social media

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram 

We have some exciting news! You can now follow @OISEWellness on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for updates on weekly sessions, special events, and other resources. This will hopefully make it easier to receive event reminders and help us build a community around wellness. If social media is your thing, please go give those pages a follow and share them with those who might be interested in keeping updated with all of the great events and activities we have planned for the year. 


True Blue Awards

True Blue Informal Recognitions highlight the practices of exemplary faculty and staff who make invaluable contributions to the University every day. The University of Toronto ranks as Canada’s leading institution of learning and is one of the world’s top research-intensive universities because of the vital work of employees across our three campuses.

Visit uoft.me/thanks to access the recognition platform.


A New Co-Curricular Credit Opportunity for Students

Cultivating Personal Health & Wellness through Mindfulness

The Cultivating Personal Health & Wellness through Mindfulness program is an opportunity for students to become aware of, develop knowledge about, and practice mindfulness for their overall health and well being.  The program is intended to improve one's general well-being to impact both their academic and personal lives.  Successful students will have attended 10 or more of the available OISE Wellness sessions throughout the year.  Sessions can include Mindful Moments, Lunch & Learn sessions, yoga or other pre-approved activities for this program.  This opportunity is available to all OISE students.

Find out more and how to register 



Mindful Living and Working Lunch & Learn Series

Hilary Inwood: Mapping Sustainable Happiness | Thursday, November 28, 2019 | register

Our happiness is integrally related to that of all life forms on earth - what is truly best for people is good for the planet, too. Join Hilary and learn more about Sustainable Happiness and begin to map and connect its elements to your own life. Hilary teaches in the Master of Teaching program at OISE, and has led its Environmental & Sustainability Education (ESE) Initiative for the past decade. Her work as a teacher educator, researcher, and artist often extends beyond the classroom to include school gardens, outdoor education centres, parks, and galleries.  


Mindful Moments

Offered every Thursday, 12:10 - 12:50 PM, Room 8-170

September 12, 2019 - April 3, 2020 (excluding holidays and March Break)
Join us weekly to practice secular mindful meditation techniques that will increase your relaxation, resiliency, and focus. Late arrivals and early departures welcome.

Mindful Meditaton

Offered every Wednesday, 12:10 - 12:50 PM, Room 8-220
Sept 11, 2019 - Mar 25, 2020
Sponsored by ORSS

This weekly mindfulness practice is a secular and open space to practice meditation and cultivate our wellbeing. Let’s bring our minds home!

Mindfulness and Self-care

Offered every Monday 12:40 - 1:15 pm at JICS 363 (JICS)
And every Thursday, 4:10 - 4:50 PM, Room 5-230 (OISE)
Sept 19, 2019 - Mar 26, 2020
Sponsored by ORSS

This is a space to reconnect with our body, mind and emotions through the practice of various mindfulness techniques, with the purpose of increasing inner harmony and overall well-being. Everyone is welcome!