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Fika Think Tank: Building a Brighter Future for Student Wellbeing

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The Tower Room, London & Partners

2 More London Riverside

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SE1 2RR

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At Fika, we are working with our university partners to arm students with key soft skills to build their focus, resilience, confidence, empathy and wellbeing - arming them with the tools they need to flourish, at university and beyond.

Our first Fika Public Think Tank will bring together leading academics, higher education leaders and government policy advisors to discuss how the sector can work together to design the Emotionally Fit University of the Future.

Topics and issues covered will include:

  • Designing the Future of Student Psychology: Learning from Athletes to Build Resilience, Motivation, Focus & Academic Stamina

  • Designing an Emotionally Fit Curriculum of the Future: Higher Education’s Role in Preparing Students for Life as well as Career

  • Designing Emotionally Healthy Campuses: The Need for Universities to Invest in Prevention as Well as Cure in Student Mental Health

  • Measuring Success: Building a Body of Evidence to Demonstrate the Link Between Wellbeing and Attainment

Insights gathered on the day will be written up as a report to be sent to parliament, outlining the role government can play in helping us shape the future of student wellbeing, eg:

  • Committing to a government-led, ‘5-a-day’ style campaign encouraging young people to build their Emotional Fitness

  • Supporting universities with making Emotional Fitness part of the higher education curriculum

  • Funding research into the holistic benefits of Emotional Fitness in UK students (improved student retention, attainment, employability, social inclusion and more)

Join us to help shape the future of student wellbeing - safeguarding the wellbeing, relationships and careers of the next generation.

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