Five Ways to Wellbeing
Duration 2 hours
Team Staff Development
Covid-19 Response
This course will be run as an online webinar combined with self-directed learning. If a course date is available, please book a place below and we will be in touch approximately a week before the course will take place with details on how to take part.

Course overview

This short workshop, run by UK charity Centre for Thriving Places, will provide a foundational experiential understanding of the why, what and how of wellbeing.

What we will cover

  • Learn about the most up to date evidence on the benefits of wellbeing
  • Explore a simple strengths-based approach to boosting workplace wellbeing
  • Learn at least one way to boost your personal wellbeing
  • Understand how to measure progress in wellbeing

What you’ll leave with:

  • Understand why wellbeing matters
  • Be aware of a simple and accessible ways to boost your wellbeing
  • Be equipped to have wellbeing conversations with others
  • Have an idea of what you can do next to build your wellbeing
  • Know how to measure your wellbeing with the Happiness Pulse
  • Recognise different team wellbeing needs and how you might support them
  • Be stimulated to have ongoing wellbeing conversations

What you need to know

Refreshments: We do not provide refreshments for courses under 3 hours, you are welcome to bring beverages and/or snacks with you.

Cancellation fee: Your Division/Faculty will incur a £50 charge should you fail to attend on the day or cancel your place any later than three full working days before the course.

Sickness: If you are unable to attend the course due to sickness, please can you or a member of your team notify us by email ( as soon as possible on the day of the course, if not before.

Waiting list: Staff Development will operate a waiting list should this course become full. Because of this, places are non-transferable between colleagues.

How you book

Development courses should be discussed as part of a development plan agreed with your manager.

Each course will be open for bookings at 9 am on the day 8 weeks prior to the course date. If this date falls on a University closure day, the course will be released on the next working day.

Please note that if there are no course dates, we are in the process of planning and will update this page as they are scheduled. For any updates, please refer to our monthly Staff Development bulletins and our Staff Development Yammer group.

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