S&I believes that student well-being is a key factor for successful student development in their education and career path. S&I see it critical to pay attention to both the physical and mental well-being of students during their study life in Wageningen. While stress is seen as necessary ‘evil’, coping with stress for student remain a challenge hence S&I continued with her effort to raise awareness and make students realize that stress and burn-out are real and there is nothing wrong to be open about it through the channels provided by the university.
Be aware of your potential physical burnout.
CANS/RSI is a topic that has been discussed in WUR for a long time. S&I not only cares about the student's mental health but also physical well-being.
In Student Council, you can find a project which focuses on RSI prevention, such as asking the university to provide RSI prevention products with a discount. Meanwhile, we are also urging the university to provide more standing tables and more working/studying equipment for all types of students.
If you want more tips on this topic, go here to get more info.
If you would like to get a free chair massage (15 min) on campus. A professional massage therapists relaxes tense muscles in your upper body (back, shoulders, neck, head, arms and hands). Massage helps you relax, can increase energy levels and concentration, and reduce fatigue and headaches. Check this link.
Besides all, now, as the WUR students or staff, Work & Move pause software is available at no charge! Scientific research indicates that your brain becomes both mentally and physically fatigued after 40 to 50 minutes of uninterrupted work. Pause software may help you relax on time. Wanna download it? Here you go!