Blow off some steam and get creative with 🎨 UMSU Disabilities’ Art Competition 🎨

Submit an artwork that expresses your experience with disabilities, mental health conditions, chronic illness, or neurodiversity. From drawing to pottery, dance to singing and more – all artforms welcome!

 

Prizes awarded for best…

👉 Art about personal experiences.

👉 Representation of intersectional experience with disability.

👉 Students’ Choice.

👉 And ALL entries will receive a participation prize!

 

EOIs close 12th Nov, 11:59 pm AEST.

 

Submit via: https://forms.gle/GRWFWt5k1vDkULDT6

RSVP to the FB event for updates! https://fb.me/e/40r7zwhMD

Questions? Get in touch: https://www.facebook.com/umsu.disabilities

 

🌟 Mental Health Training and Discussion 🌟
UMSU Disabilities is excited to partner with the University of Melbourne Counseling & Psychological Services and special guest Dr Bridget Moller on this useful and informative workshop. Bridget will lead a discussion on mental health issues, and guide us through strategies help us take care of our own and others mental health — both day to day, and in crisis situations.
👉 When: 30 September, 12-2pm.
👉 Where: Online
👉 Book your spot! https://www.trybooking.com/BUFMK
🍃 Feeling anxious and stressed? Want to express your inner artist? 🎨
Kick back and relax with our ‘Art Relaxation’ drawing session for mindfulness. UMSU Women’s, Disabilities and Creative Arts are teaming up to create a safe space for you to express yourself. Re-charge your creative batteries and de-stress with others in this chill drawing session. All skill levels are very welcome! 💜
➡️ A FREE art supplies voucher will be gifted to every attendee so you can continue your artistic journey!
🌟  Get your creative juices flowing  🌟
🖌️ When: 1 Oct, 3-4:30pm
🖌️ Where: Online via Zoom
🖌️ Register here: https://www.trybooking.com/BUILM
At this stage due to Melbourne’s snap lockdown no in-person events will be taking place on campus. However, please watch this space for updates based on public health advice.

🍃Terrarium Making Workshop 🍃 UMSU Disabilities and UMSU Welfare will teach you how to make your very own terrarium! Whether you’re a nature lover or a bit plant challenged, this workshop will help you create your own lil’ plant world with awesome people!

👉When: 26 July 2-4PM
👉Where: Arts Lab (Level 3, Union House).
👉Register here

 

Remember: We all have a responsibility to keep our campuses safe. You must read UMSU’s COVID-safe events attendee information before attending any WinterFest event. Please review UniMelb’s campus guidelines and complete an online health declaration before coming to campus – proof of completion may be required to enter UMSU events or spaces. Do not come to campus if you are unwell.

At this stage due to Melbourne’s snap lockdown no in-person events will be taking place on campus. However, please watch this space for updates based on public health advice.

Obsessed with bath bombs or shower steamers? Want to amp up your self-care routine?🛀 🧖‍♀️

UMSU Disability and Welfare are collaborating to host ✨Making Wellness – creative workshop!✨

Come along and learn how to make your own custom bath bombs and soaks — we’ll send you everything we need! 🤩 Learn a new skill and make connections with other students!

🌟 Mailing sign ups close: 15 October
🌟 Zoom workshops details coming soon (depends on the snail mail!)

Please register your address to receive the supplies here!

Remember: We all have a responsibility to keep our campuses safe. You must read UMSU’s COVID-safe events attendee information before attending any WinterFest event. Please review UniMelb’s campus guidelines and complete an online health declaration before coming to campus – proof of completion may be required to enter UMSU events or spaces. Do not come to campus if you are unwell.

😍UMSU Disabilities is doing a carepack giveaway!😍

🤗These carepacks are the warm hug you need to get through SWOTVAC and exam week.📚 Including the essentials such as hot water bottles, heat bags, candles and soaps to help you stay warm and relaxed while you study! ✨

💫Register your interest and tell us how you would like to collect your carepack. (http://bit.ly/discare21)

🌟Collection 1: 1st June 2-4pm
🌟Collection 2: 3rd June 2-4pm

Love a good old fashioned games night? UMSU Disabilities has got you covered! Thursday afternoons are your new go-to! Come on up to the Disabilities space for games, crafting and snacks.
👾Thursdays during semester | 2-4pm
👾Disabilities space, lv. 3, Union House.
✨UMSU Disabilities is hosting Craft Time!✨

Want a break from the study grind? 📚🎨Come along to a crafternoon where we unwind, chill-out and create whatever crafty creatures you desire!😝
🌟When: Every Tuesday during semester and SWOTVAC
🌟Time: 2-4pm
🌟Where: Disabilities space, Level 3 Union House

✨POC and Disabilities Collective ✨

If you’re a person of colour who lives with a disability, we want to meet you!

A safe and autonomous space, this collective aims to foster solidarity, support and good times for all students of colour who have a disability on-campus.

We meet every three weeks during semester 👉 at 1.00pm on Thursdays👈. Currently we’re meeting online 💻with the hope to meet in person asap.

Join us on weeks 6, 9 and 12! Link coming soon 🙂

Disability Collective
The UMSU Disabilities Department presents the Disability Collective!
Meeting fortnightly, starting from the 9th of March, this event welcomes all unimelb students living with or experiencing a disability (including mental health).
This event will be a great way to meet other students so come along!
When: 1:00-2:00pm on Thursdays Starting the 11 March, running every fortnight
Where: Running mixed-mode, both online and offline!
Offline: Union House Disability Space on level 3
Online: https://unimelb.zoom.us/j/81190646580?pwd=U1dQRnY3TDBuUnB5ZCs3b1hUVWx6QT09