2020 ANU Health Fair activities

Publication date
Thursday, 1 Oct 2020

Staying healthy and connected when you're stuck off campus can be hard.

Get informed and reconnect with other ANU students this week through different virtual and physical activities, brought to you as part of the #ANUHealthFair run by SCOM3033 health promotion students:

On campus events

Scream, Stun, Scram Self Defence – free classes on campus

Wednesday session on the 30th of Sept, ANU Sport Blue Rm: Book here

Virtual events

PHXchange — live Zoom session 11am Thursday 1 October

Erin and Alice from the PHXchange team will talk about the practical benefits of illustration and colouring-in while providing some instruction on how to get started and improve. They will be drawing and colouring-in while on the call.

Colouring-in sheets available: Download here 

Zoom address: https://bit.ly/338uacj

Online projects

Eat for Two – Maternal Nutrition

If you're a mum-to-be, this is the page for you! If you're eating for two, what should you do? Eat for two is a source of simple, informative nutrition information for modern mums.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eatfortwocanberra

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eatfortwocanberra/?fbclid=IwAR1n1xpe-idjWclFq3OeX4bQ0PjEzbf-8an4xvuo1UE1V3B3oI2iJXzAJYc

Blog: https://eatfortwocanberra.wordpress.com/

Mental health during COVID – includes events, information and resources


Your Menstrual Mentor

Do you menstruate? Do you wish to learn more about menstruation? Featuring the science behind the menstrual system, debusting myths, symptoms to look out for in case of abnormalities! Check out http://www.yourmenstrualmentor.com where we provide the menstrual health education we never received!

Don’t forget to check out our Facebook page at


Do you have a healthy relationship with alcohol? Information and resources


Be SAFE – sexual health information for international students including videos and anonymous forum

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-m3_6JqVd8PE0JibACGGFQ/featured?view_as=subscriber

Forum: https://anu.tribe.so

The Sleep Project

The Sleep Project ANU is a health initiative aimed at improving sleep hygiene of university students. We hope to increase length and quality of sleep, while providing tangible skills to improve getting to sleep, staying asleep and waking up. This will be achieved through the Instagram and Facebook platform, as well as through an online live interview with a psychologist. Follow us to find out how to sleep better! #sleepprojectANU

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thesleepprojectanu

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sleepprojectanu/

ANU Mental Health Literacy – aiming to improve ANU understanding of mental health


Meals for cramming

A cooking manual by ANUstudents for ANU students. Rally against temptation and cook something easy, tasty and fast! Of course, each of our recipes have cheap ingredients - if you know where to get them for the best price!

View the poster here to scan the QR code and download the full recipe book.