It’s exam week and SAMRU has the perfect activities to help you destress with Stress Less Week!
Everyone’s favourite program has returned once again to offer support to students before the final exam period: STRESS LESS WEEK! SAMRU has lined up many programs from April 11-14 to help students stress less during a hectic time of year. These activities include free massages (yes, you heard that right!), crafts, the exam relief food cart, fan-favourite, the puppy room, and a new edition to Stress Less Week, the Jazz Lounge located in West Gate Social!
All Stress Less programs and activities are free, so you can refresh your body and mind without leaving campus or spending a dime!
Check out the full Stress Less Week schedule!
|Exam Relief Food Cart|
*Starting at 11:30 a.m. daily while supplies last.
Do you study so hard that sometimes you forget to nourish your mind and body? SAMRU has Exam Relief Food Carts set up around campus to help you get through those intense cram sessions!
Riddell Learning Centre (MRU Library)
|Puppy Room! |
|Back by popular demand, the Puppy Room is back on campus during Stress Less Week! Research shows that petting, hugging, or otherwise touching a loving puppy can rapidly calm and soothe you when you’re stressed or anxious. Meet these pups in the Gallery (Z224, adjacent to the 2nd-floor lounge) and let your stress melt away!||April 11-14|
The Galley (Z224, adjacent to the Second Floor Lounge)
*Available for pick up (while supplies last) in specified locations from
April 11-14 until 4:00 p.m.
|DIY crafts are available for pick up throughout the week at various locations in Wyckham House. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from creating mini plant terrariums to creating a dreamcatcher. Get your creative juices flowing and relax with crafts as a way to destress before exam week.|
DIY Buttons Pick up in the Pride Centre (Z211)
Surprise craft Pick up in the Cultural Inclusion Centre (Z203)
|This is exactly what you might need during this stressful time of year before exams. Come by WGS and enjoy a drink and some Jazz tunes provided by your very own student band, ‘The Swingsetters.’||April 11-14 |
West Gate Social
|Free 10-Minute Massages||Relax and destress with a complimentary 10-minute massage provided by the MRU Massage Therapy program.||April 11-14|
2nd-floor concourse located by Jugo Juice, MRU Wellness, and MRU Recreation
|Nap Room||Get your ZzZzzz.. on and head to the nap room located on the third floor of Wyckham House next to the Clubs Coordinator’s office.||Open daily|
Visit samru.ca/stressless for the full event calendar. Let the stress melt away!