Lifelong Learning Centre

5 Days to Well-being

Start the academic year as you mean to go on!

Join us for a week of diverse activities to help you make the most of your time at Leeds. Why not challenge yourself, try something new and be the best you can be.

Click on the activity below to find out more information and be aware that some events require you to book a place.

Monday 8th October 2018

CONNECT – “There is strong evidence that indicates that feeling close to, and valued by, other people is a fundamental human need and one that contributes to functioning well in the world.” – Mind

Careers Networking Event – 9.30am – 11am

Connect with your Inner Self – 10am – 11.30am

Student Parent and Carer Cafe – 12pm – 2pm

Global Cafe – 5.30pm – 7.30pm


Tuesday 9th October 2018

TAKE NOTICE – “Reminding yourself to ‘take notice’ can strengthen and broaden awareness.” – Mind

Leeds University Union Tour – 11am – 12.30pm

Leeds Art Trail – 1pm – 2pm

Leeds Art Trail – All day

Campus Photo Challenge – All day


Wednesday 10th October 2018

GET ACTIVE – “Regular physical activity is associated with lower rates of depression and anxiety across all age groups.” – Mind

Wednesday Walk – 12.50pm – 1.45pm

Sit down yoga – 12.10pm – 12.50pm

Sit down yoga (repeat) – 5.10pm – 5.50pm

Modern Jive for complete beginners – 5pm – 7pm


Thursday 11th October 2018

GIVE – “Individuals who report a greater interest in helping others are more likely to rate themselves as happy.” – Mind

Bake Sale for Homeless Street Angels – 10am – 3pm

Volunteering Information Session Drop-in – 12pm – 2pm

Random act of kindness – All day

Friday 12th October 2018

KEEP LEARNING – “Continued learning through life enhances self-esteem and encourages social interaction and a more active life.” – Mind

We are all poets – 9.30am – 11am

Tap into your playful side – 11am – 1pm

Out of your comfort zone – 11am – 1pm

Patchwork of Postcards – 1pm – 2pm


If you are unable to attend any of the activities or you would like to continue making the most of what the university has to offer you may want to bookmark the following websites:

Lifelong Learning Centre Events

Leeds University Union Events

Leeds University Events

If you have attended one of our events and would like to leave feedback, please fill out this survey. You will also have the opportunity to enter a prize draw to win a £100 book voucher.