Student Wellness Services

Student Wellness Services

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Peer Health Educator Topic Teams 

Healthy Cooking Team

The Healthy Cooking Team hosts interactive cooking sessions where students are able to participate in preparing a healthy and budget friendly meal, while enjoying social time with other participants. Each week has a different theme and recipe. Examples of past themes include Mediterranean, comfort food with a healthy twist, a multicultural holiday feast, sushi, and a Thanksgiving session for students unable to return home for the holiday.

All students are welcome, regardless of your skill level in the kitchen!

The sessions are held weekly from 5:00-6:15 pm in the Student Experience Office (JDUC Room 110) or the Queen's University International Center (QUIC) in Mitchell Hall (69 Union Street West, second floor) . There is a $5-7 cost for each session to cover the cost of the food. 

To sign-up for one of the weekly sessions, visit our registration page.

For more information on the Healthy Cooking Club, please contact

Healthy Eating

The Healthy Eating Team helps to promote the importance of healthy eating and shares information on strategies and recipes that are both delicious and affordable.The team also runs the Meals on a Budget workshop that teaches students strategies to eat healthy while saving money. 

Mental Fitness

The Mental Fitness Team helps to to increase Queen’s students’ well-being, happiness and ability to thrive by promoting optimism, gratitude, self-compassion, mindfulness and resilience among other things in their outreach events and social media posts. The team runs events primarily during Bell Let's Talk week and exam seasons.

Run Club

Run Club is open to all students of all skill levels and experience. There is a beginner program for students looking to train to complete a 5K race, and an intermediate program for students who are looking to get faster! The club meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00-7:00 pm at the Health Promotion Office in Mitchell Hall (69 Union Street West) for runs near Queen’s campus. Membership is $10.00 per semester. 

For more information on the Run Club, please contact 

Sexual Health

The Sexual Health Team organizes events and educational campaigns to provide students with accurate information on sexual health and sexuality.The team runs the Ask Me Anything About Sex online question and answer campaign that allows students to get credible and up-to-date answers on their questions about all things sex and sexual health. Look for the team around campus at their candy and barrier methods handouts!

Rest & Relaxation

Making time for rest and relaxation is key to overall well-being. The Rest & Relaxation Team aims to provide students with tips and strategies to make time for sleep and relaxation. They also run the Take a Break workshop which focuses on using laughter and fun to relax and the Sleep Your Way Through University workshop which helps students create personal sleep hygiene plans to improve sleep quality. 

Substance Use

The Substance Use Team aims to empower students to make responsible and informed choices about alcohol, cannabis, tobacco and other substance use using an evidence-based, harm-reduction, peer-led approach. They also run the Party Smart workshop which uses an interactive approach to educate students on healthier alcohol and cannabis use. 

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