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Workshops and events

We offer regular workshops and events to support student wellbeing. Events are free and open to all UAL students. You can sign up to any event to book your place. Workshops are currently held either online or in person at UAL college sites. Topics include Managing Anxiety, Imposter Syndrome, Procrastination, Coping with Bereavement and Loss, Healthy Eating and Sleep Hygiene. Email counselling@arts.ac.uk if you have questions about our workshops.

Wellbeing workshops

  • Acts of Control, Cara Jaime Lloyd
    Acts of Control, Cara Jaime Lloyd
    Look after your sexual health (Contraception)  

    Find out what contraceptives are available via the NHS. Monday 24 October, 4pm - 5pm.

  • Jake Tamale Sheaves, Animation 3D Models
    Jake Tamale Sheaves, Animation 3D Models
    Mental health awareness for men  

    Come to this workshop to learn more about men's mental health issues. Open to all students who identify as male. Tuesday 25 October, 2pm - 4pm.

  • Managing Anxiety Workshop
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    Managing Anxiety  

    Sign up for this 3 session workshop at High Holborn to learn more about your anxiety and techniques to manage it. Wednesday 26 October, 2 and 9 November. 2pm - 4pm.

  • Food waste into sustainable plastics by Daisy Delaney-Baxter, Graduate showcase
    Food waste into sustainable plastics by Daisy Delaney-Baxter, Graduate showcase
    Are you afraid of food?  

    Learn about your relationship with eating and whether you are developing an unhealthy fear of food. Monday 14 November, 4pm - 5pm.

  • Students walking into Central Saint Martins
    Students walking into Central Saint Martins
    How are you doing at UAL?  

    Join this 2 part online workshop to explore how you manage your stress as a student.

  • Procrastination Workshop
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    Procrastination  

    Join this online session to learn more about procrastination and how to challenge it. Wednesday 23 November, 2pm - 4pm.

  • Image of a heart shape made from candles
    Image of a heart shape made from candles
    Coping with bereavement and loss  

    Join this workshop at High Holborn if you want to learn more about how to grieve in a healthy way. Wednesday 30 November, 2pm - 4pm.

Art therapy

  • Chaplaincy
    Learn more about Chaplaincy at UAL
    Creatively exploring emotions  

    Explore how to connect at a deeper level with your emotions through the use of art materials. Friday 21 and 28 October, 11am - 1pm.

  • Working Tools of Emma Louise Hollaway
    Working Tools of Emma Louise Hollaway
    Drawing meditation  

    Join this 2 session online open group to explore meditative drawing techniques. Friday 4 and 11 November, 11am - 1pm.

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    Emotion, intuition and your studies  

    Join this workshop to connect at a deeper level with your emotions through the use of art materials. Friday 11, 18, 25 November and 2, 9 December. 2.30pm - 4.30pm.

  • Health
    Learn more about Health Advice at UAL
    Feeling safe in the city  

    Join this art therapy workshop to explore the theme of safety. Friday 18 and 25 November. 11am-1pm.

  • Advice for Parents

    Pause, rest and reflect on term 1  

    Join with other UAL students to reflect as a group on your experience of term 1. Friday 2 and 9 December. 11am-1pm.