Date: September 19, 2023
Jesselton University College (JUC) welcomed its new cohort of students with an insightful talk by Mr. Maasu, the esteemed Head of Student Affairs and a renowned psychology lecturer. The talk, held on September 19th, 2023, was an essential step towards promoting student well-being while aligning with Sustainable Development Goal 3 (SDG 3) - "Good Health and Well-Being."
Mr. Maasu's presentation delved into the crucial topic of well-being, emphasizing the importance of maintaining mental and emotional health as an integral part of academic success and personal growth. His expertise in psychology provided students with valuable insights into managing stress, building resilience, and fostering a balanced approach to their academic journey.
The talk also highlighted the significant role that SDG 3 plays in the university's mission to create a supportive and conducive environment for holistic student development. By addressing mental health and well-being, JUC is actively contributing to the global goal of ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being for all.
During the engaging session, Mr. Maasu shared practical tips for managing stress, seeking support, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. He emphasized the university's commitment to providing resources and assistance to students in need, ensuring that their well-being remains a top priority throughout their educational journey.
The event was well-attended, with new students showing great enthusiasm for Mr. Maasu's talk and the university's proactive approach to student welfare. JUC's dedication to promoting mental health awareness and well-being aligns seamlessly with its broader efforts to create a positive impact within the campus community and contribute to the achievement of SDG 3 on a larger scale.
As JUC continues to foster a supportive environment for its students, the university reaffirms its commitment to equipping them with the tools they need to succeed academically, professionally, and personally while actively participating in the global pursuit of sustainable well-being.