U of S conference takes holistic approach to wellness

SASKATOON – Members of the media are invited to join the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) for the first ever Be Well Day, an all-day health and wellness conference.

The day consists of speaking engagements from mental health professionals, interactive workshops and a wellness fair. Events are free and open to the public.


Thursday, Oct.  5, 2017
10-11:30 am
Main gym, PAC
87 Campus Drive


Be Well Day launches the university’s integrated wellness strategy for faculty, staff and students—thought to be the first of its kind at a Canadian post-secondary institution—and recognizes the university’s commitment to creating an inclusive environment that supports the mental, physical and emotional health and well-being of all who study and work at all of our institutions.

Available for interviews:

Patti McDougall—vice-provost of teaching and learning
Cheryl Carver—associate vice-president of people and resources
Elizabeth Waslen—student, U of S
Shiney Choudhary—student, U of S

For more information, visit usask.ca/wellness

The morning keynote address will be live streamed (http://live.usask/ca?sn=17122)



For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact: 

Jennifer Thoma
Media Relations Specialist
University of Saskatchewan

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