Many Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) undertake activity to promoted health and wellbeing within their organisations however; these activities are often piecemeal and lack strategic coordination. To embed health and wellbeing across their organisations it is imperative that HEIs adopt a whole university approach to their work.
Engagement and buy-in from senior management is an essential element of the healthy university approach.
The first presentation focuses on making the case for adopting a healthy university approach which may be useful in senior management and external partners.
Making the case PowerPoint
The second presentation focuses on ‘getting started’ and includes a process model, ideas about activities, and examples of structures and action plans to support Healthy University Coordinators and Healthy University steering/working groups.
Getting started PowerPoint
These presentations are intended as a guide only and will need to be tailored to the requirements of individual organisations.
If you are interested in applying the healthy university approach in your organisation you may be interested in joining the national network.
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