Student Wellbeing

Wellbeing Initiatives

Wellbeing Initiatives

Current Wellbeing Initiatives

Student Health and Wellbeing Services are committed to exploring new avenues in which our students' wellbeing can be nurtured and enhanced. Our current and ongoing wellbeing initiatives can be found below: 

Pianos on Campus

The act of playing/listening to a musical instrument can help us savour a moment of ‘time out’ in the midst of a busy day, and not only for the benefit of the performer.   Many of our staff and students do not have easy access to a piano whilst they are on Campus and this is something we recognise.   Therefore, and as an early launch of this initiative, across the University you will find ‘Pianos on Campus’ which follow the St Pancras model of being in communal places for everyone to play whatever their musical ability.  You will currently find them housed in:

  • The Student Union; Luthers Bar.
  • The Student Union; First Floor Recreation Space
  • The Frederic Douglas Building; Exhibition Space
  • Dental School; Student Common Room
  • Marjorie Robinson Library; First Floor

Each of these pianos has the following sign letting you know that...

 pianos on campus

Y‌ou can find the locations by using the map below. Just click on a piano icon or open the map and use the informative key to locate the nearest piano.

Meditation and Mindfulness

We provide regular guided Meditation sessions at Newcastle University. The sessions are led by the Honorary Buddhist Chaplain, Chris Earle-Storey and more information regarding the time and location of the sessions can be found here

 These sessions are open to all students and staff at the University.