Stress Less Week

Exams are looming and stress can get the better of all of us. 

Arc is helping you de-stress and make the most of your end of term at #StressLessWeek with stress management strategies, workshops, freebies and food.

We will be on the Quad all week: check out what's on below!

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Puppy Therapy

Did you know that playing with a dog can elevate levels of serotonin and dopamine which works to calm and relax? Come and put it to the test at Stress Less Week with Austin the therapy dog!



End your afternoon right with a yoga class to stretch out your body and find your zen


Stress Management Workshop

Life as a uni student is hard! Come along to our workshop to learn about tangible coping mechanisms and techniques for dealing with stress. We'll help you identify your personal symptoms of stress and develop a stress management plan best suited to you!


How to Make a Flower Posy

Grow your floristry skills and handcraft your own bouquet in our posy-making workshop and take home a beautiful bouquet to brighten your room or gift to someone special.


Speed Friending

UNSW is full to the brim with excellent, fun, friendly and diverse people so we want you to speed friend them all! After that, it's up to you! The sessions are open to everyone from every pocket of the university. And yes, you can come to more than one!


Guided Meditation

Start your morning right and find your zen in our guided meditation class and walk into your day with a greater sense of calm and balance.


Salsa Class: Latin Dance Society

Whether you've never danced before, or a trained professional; this introduction to Salsa is a great opportunity to get those dancing shoes moving!

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Bachata Class: Latin Dance Society

Latin Dance Society will be movin' and goovin' in this beginners class to Batchata. Come along no matter your experience!

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How to Make Terrariums

This workshop will show you how to make a terrarium as well as all the knowledge you will need to make sure it thrives!

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Expert Panel: Crushing Your Goals

Want to learn how to make and smash goals? Come along to this panel to learn about procrastination, balance, and moving towards your goals.

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Expert Panel: Avoiding Burnout

Come along to hear experts talk about perfectionism, balance, prioritisation, and give some top tips on how to avoid burnout.

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Expert Panel: Fueling Your Body (and Mind)

As a student, you need a great brain to help you learn, write, and read. We often forget that we need to look after our bodies to make that happen. Learn how to fuel your body for your mind.

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Pop by and join in...


Relax while painting, folding, drawing, and gluing at out Crafternoons - Mon + Fri 11-5pm

Random Acts of Kindness

Feeling a bit down? Our random acts of kindness will take you by surprise with pick-me-ups to get you through the week.

Chill Out Zone

Forget about all those assessments and everything else going on in life - lie down, relax and just chill out.

Organisation Station

Get yourself sorted at our organisation station hosted by Event Horizon! Mon-Fri 11-5pm

Arc Sport: Pick up and Play

Sweat the stress out with some friendly competition. We've got sports equipment for everyone to pick up and have a go at.

Gratitude Tree

Have someone you're grateful for? Let the world know with a personal note on our gratitude tree.

Acoustic Performances

Kick back and listen to the acoustic stylings of Ysabel to buoy your mood between classes.

Free Lunch

Feeling peckish after class? Come down to the Quad for free lunch tues-thurs

Cool Drinks

Grab a cool, refreshing drink and have a chat at the Wellness Warriors stall.

Colouring in

Add to the colourin canvas' around the Quad! Grab your friends and have a creative break.

Giant Games

Are you a Jenga fiend? Maybe a fan of Connect-four? Check out the giant games during Stress Less Week!

Board Games

Want to kick back and enjoy some board games on the Quad? We've got you covered!

More Information and Resources

Wellness Warriors

Self Care


Helpful links and contacts

Wellness Coordinator