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Student Wellness

​​​​​College is a time when you begin to make choices that will determine your adult path in life. Student Wellness is a cluster of programs and services within Northern Lakes College and the Students' Association that are focused on supporting student success by enhancing the overall health and well-being of the Northern Lakes College student body. We are committed to providing you with the necessary tools to help shape this path. By practicing holistic wellness, you will find that your life will be both enriched and better balanced, now and into the future.


   EVENTS

Nutrition Month

March is Nutrition Month! This is an opportunity to learn about healthy food choices and create healthy eating habits.

Everyone is invited to celebrate food and its role in health and wellness. 

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The 6th Annual NLC Walk 100 km in 100 days Challenge

January 29 – May 7, 2024

The program encourages our students, staff, and their families to develop the habit of walking at least one kilometer a day as a form of exercise.

Let’s see if together we can walk 10,000 KM! EVERY STEP COUNTS!

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Winter Wellness 4-Week Challenge

February 5 - March 3, 2024

You are invited to participate in the 4-Week Wellness Challenge 2024. In this challenge, we are addressing four wellness dimensions: financial, occupational, intellectual, and spiritual wellness. Wellness dimensions are interconnected and when combined, can lead to a more balanced and meaningful life.

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   SESSIONS

Nutrition Trivia

Join Kyle Paulson in this fun trivia and test your knowledge about food and healthy habits.

St. Patrick’s Day Contest

Lets celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

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Connectivitea Session

Join Jennifer Sharon on this interactive session. She will share tips to save money on groceries, preserve food, and other strategies.

Connect with other NLC students and share your experiences.


   ONGOING INITIATIVES

Connectivitea Program

Take a break from your studies, sip a cup of tea, and connect with your peers.

Connectivitea provides students with opportunities to build stronger social connections with their peers to enhance student’s overall well-being. 

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Virtual Food Hub

NLC Student Success is offering a Virtual Food Hub program for part-time and full-time NLC students who are facing food insecurity.   

Food insecurity is the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient amount of affordable, nutritious food.1

Student Success recognizes that food insecurity is important to one’s mental health. Financial constraints due to rising grocery costs, living expenses, and educational costs all contribute to food insecurity.

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LivingWorks START Suicide Prevention Training

Learn how to recognize the signs of suicide and develop the skills to connect someone to help and support.

Now offering students 90-minute online training. Please sign up below.

Sign up here


   RESOURCES

Wellness Passport

The Wellness Passport is an introduction to the importance of participating in 8 dimensions of wellness. Your wellness health can help you achieve feelings of balance, enhance your connection to others and ensure you are ready to meet life’s challenges. 

Every time you complete a challenge within each journey, place a check mark or date next to the challenge and also place a date into one of the wellness stamps on the page date next to it - it’s that simple. 

If you have any questions on the passport please contact studentwellness@northernlakescollege.ca

Campus Well E-Magazine

HOT of the PRESS! Find campus resources, helpful tips, interesting articles, and ways to promote your health and wellness. 
Click here to read the e-magazine.

Don't forget to check back every Wednesday for brand new content!