Your wellbeing is a combination of your personal, physical, emotional, mental, and social factors.  It is about how you feel about your life and yourself, and is linked strongly to happiness and satisfaction. 

Having tools and strategies to reduce stress, anxiety, burnout, and improve your productivity are all important to your success and wellbeing as a student.   

At TAFE SA, wellbeing week is about providing you with some self-help resources, as well as connecting you with activities and online presentations to help you get started. 

Get Involved in Wellbeing Week:

Online Presentations

Connect with our online Presentations

During the Orientation Program, a range of online workshops will be available to help you get started with your TAFE SA studies.  Check out our latest events below.  The full list of upcoming events is available here.

Not available at the time an event is running?  Starting your course outside of our four stage Orientation Program? Don't worry!  A recorded copy of our presentations will be available for enrolled students to view anytime on the the Student Orientation and Support Learn Course. 

Student Voice

TAFE SA has recently launched a Student Voice group, which is a chance for a representative group of current students to meet with senior TAFE SA staff on a regular basis to make sure that the ‘student voice’ is being heard as we plan for the future.

For more information, or to get involved, check out our Student Voice News Item.

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TheDesk: Online Wellbeing Support

thedesk is an online student resource to support mental, physical health and wellbeing. 

Register with your TAFE SA email to get free access to modules and tools to help you with your studies.

Your initial wellbeing self-assessment when you log in will suggest activities relevant to you.  

Connect to the Student Orientation and Support Learn Course for more information about TheDesk.

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Have you heard of the 'Little Changes Challenge'?

TAFE SA want to inspire you to make little changes to improve wellbeing, by participating in a seven day wellbeing challenge. Little changes do matter and it’s easier than you think.

Check out TAFE SA's 'Little Changes Challenge' and how you can get involved. 

Resilience

Times do get tough: Let us bounce back!

The Resilience Factor promotes ways to be ready to bounce back when times get tough.

Watch our short resilience messages to hear more about Staying on Track:
a.   Introduction - Staying on Track 
1.   Aiming for success, not perfection
2.   Maintaining balance in your life 
3.   Finding ways of connecting with others 
4.   Being kind to yourself 
5.   Learning strategies to cope with stress 
6.   Taking action to solve problems early

You can download our Wellbeing Week Checklist to keep track of your progress with Wellbeing Week. 

Get support for your Disability or Health Condition while you study

By connecting with Student Services at the start of your study, you can arrange support and identify the impacts that your health condition may have on your study.

Make a booking online on our Disability Support page to start identifying your support needs and developing an Access Plan. 

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Job hunting while you study? Here's how to get started.

Looking for a casual gig while you are studying? Preparing to move into your dream job? Starting the process of job hunting can be a challenge.   

Student Services provides career support for enrolled students.  Check our our “Kick-Start Your Career” series, then get 1:1 help from the Student Services team with your career preparation. Make a booking online on our Career Services page to get started.

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Did you know TAFE SA offer a Counselling support service?

Student Services provides a free and confidential Counselling and Welfare support to all enrolled students in a safe, private and confidential space, to assist you with any issue that affects your studies.

Click here to find more information, and book online.

Apprentices

Focussed support for Apprentices and Tradies

We spend many hours a week at work, and we may spend more time with out workmates than anyone else.  Work 'mates' can often notice when we are doing it tough, because we send out signals telling them something isn't quite right.

There are many organisations out there to support apprentices and trainees, so get in touch and see how they can help.

Check out this short video from MatesInConstruction to help you learn about the support they can provide to our trade students.  And remember to visit the Student Orientation and Support Learn Course for more information about programs and services available to support you! 

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Getting Ready

Getting Ready

January 2021

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Connecting Week

Connecting Week

Feb 01 - Feb 05

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Learning Week

Learning Week

Feb 08 - Feb 12

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Wellbeing Week

Wellbeing Week

Feb 15 - Feb 19

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Your Safety And Wellbeing At TAFE SA

At TAFE SA, we are committed to providing a respectful, safe and positive environment for all of our students, staff and visitors.

Online Orientation Workshops

During the Orientation Program, a range of presentations and workshops are available to help you get started with your TAFE SA Studies. View the full schedule here.

Student Voice 2021 - Nominations Now Open

We are looking for students from a diverse range of backgrounds, campuses and training programs to get involved and join our Student Voice representative group.

Kick-Start Your Career

Whether you are looking for a casual gig while you are studying, or preparing to move into your dream job once you finish your qualification, our “Kick-Start Your Career” series can help.
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Feeling good, sleeping better

Sleep is essential for general wellbeing. Along with good nutrition and exercise, sleep is recognised as one of the pillars of good health.
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Financial Wellbeing

One way to offset your course related costs is to apply for a scholarship or grant and exploring other financial assistance you may be able to gain through government support services.
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Managing Change

Change is one constant in our lives. Sometimes it’s within our control, other times it’s not. As our lives constantly change, there are ways to adapt.
Budget-Tips

Four simple budget tips

Developing a budget is the first step in recognising available resources, identifying expenditure and ongoing commitments then being accountable for how your income is managed.
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Coping with stress and uncertainty

Feelings of worry and unease can be expected due to the current situation, however, it is important that we learn to manage our stress and stay calm.
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Your toolbox for success and wellbeing while you study

Study can be exciting and brings mixed emotions and thoughts. Balancing assignments, practical learning and placements can be a challenge.
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Tips for beating procrastination

“You may delay, but time will not”. These were the wise words spoken by the classic inventor, publisher, scientist and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin and we’ve put together some equally wise tips on how to deal with procrastination.
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The RESILIENCE Factor

Resilience enhances your ability to cope with stressful situations or disappointments when they arise and accept and manage your emotions.
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Too stressed to be social?

We all know that when you get stressed out and your ‘to do list’ is a mile long, often the last thing you might want to do is be around other people.
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Health Check

To be able to learn and perform at your best, it’s important to take on some strategies that support a healthy wellbeing.
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