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5 ways to help you de-stress on campus

Posted on April 28, 2014

‌Being a student can be very stressful, especially during exams. It's important to take some time and take care of yourself.

In recognition of Canadian Mental Health Association's Mental Health Wellness week, VCC is hosting Mental Health Wellness day - an inspiring event offering free activities, expert speakers and helpful information from community agencies, counsellors and nursing students. Enjoy music and refreshments, as well as demonstrations of mind/body healing techniques. Make sure to join us at the event!

VCC also offers many services to help you unwind. Nimmi Takkar, the Student Union of VCC's (SUVCC) interim executive director, has provided her recommendations for five ways to help you de-stress on campus. Read on!

  1. Exercise – Take a free yoga class every Tuesday through SUVCC
  2. Eat well – Have a delicious meal at our student-run cafeterias
  3. Be well – Make an appointment and meet with the VCC Counselling department
  4. Get help – Get some one-on-one help from professional tutor at the VCC Learning Centre
  5. Relax – Get a relaxing service from the VCC Salon and Spa


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