EUniWell positions itself against anti-black racism and all other forms of racial, ethnic and cultural discrimination

07/09/2020 European University Well-Being

Recent protests to end anti-black racism have heightened awareness of the structural roots of racism and its persistence in societies all over the globe.

Well-Being Days at Semmelweis University

10/11/2021 Event Semmelweis Well-Being

Semmelweis University organised successful on-campus Well-Being Days from 19-20 October 2021. The event was part of the FestiWell event series involving a number of interactive well-being related activities and insightful lessons about students’ needs and preferences.

by Eszter Turopoli

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Student well-being in the spotlight at the EUniWell Symposium

22/10/2021 Leiden Semmelweis Students Well-Being Event

"There's so much knowledge, research and experience in the field of student well-being. Let's put this topic on the agenda, work together to promote it, and learn from each other." This was the message of the two-day virtual symposium on "Good Practices on Student Well-Being". Organised by Leiden…

by Mira van den Oever

A portrait photo of the student Sloan Kudrinko smiling into the camera.

“I am very passionate about the well-being of all students”

28/09/2021 European University Semmelweis Students

Meet Sloan Kudrinko. The Semmelweis student was recently selected to be a member of EUniWell’s Student Board Executive Team. She is one of the coordinators and speakers of the upcoming EUniWell Symposium “Good Practices on Student Well-Being” as well as part of one of the EUniWell Seed Funding…

by Eva Laurie

The photo shows a close-up of a young man, Jasper Bitter, in a grey shirt. He is standing in front of a flower bed and smiling slightly at the camera. To the left in the background is a canal with a few boats and behind it some trees and buildings can be seen.

"We can learn a lot from one another about student well-being"

16/08/2021 Event Leiden Students Well-Being

Student well-being is an enormously broad subject. Students and researchers can gain inspiration and exchange knowledge at the EUniWell online symposium ‘Good Practices on Student Well-Being’ on 31 September and 1 October. We take a look at the forthcoming event with Jasper Bitter, policy advisor at…

by Marieke Epping

The photo shows a woman with brown hair wearing a light blue nurse's uniform over a long-sleeved red top. She has her hands on her hips. Only the lower half of her face is visible, which is covered by a medical mask.

The burdens of caregiving: how the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted nursing staff and management

03/08/2021 Cologne Health Viral Diseases

A scientific study by the University of Cologne identifies challenges and stresses faced by nursing staff during the Corona pandemic from the point of view of care managers. It also illustrates why there are nevertheless some reasons for optimism.

by University of Cologne

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Research against Corona

19/10/2020 Corona

EUniWell Activities in Health-Care and Research Related to the Current Corona Crisis

Intensive monoculture is putting water systems in peril

25/09/2020 Birmingham Environment Sustainability

University of Birmingham researcher Prof. David Hannah conducted a study together with Irena Creed (University of Saskatchewan) and other scientists, emphasizing the effects of monoculture in forestation and agriculture on our water systems

Pensioners at university: University of Cologne leading institution for students over fifty

15/07/2020 Well-Being

As studying along different study paths becomes more and more popular for individuals over fifty in Germany, EUniWell partner Cologne attracts particularly high numbers of inquisitive retirees.

As Germany takes over as chair of the Council of the European Union on 1 July 2020, well-being related issues are at the core of the work programme

01/07/2020 Well-Being

As of today, Germany is taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union from Croatia. Together with the subsequent chairs, Portugal and Slovenia, Germany envisions an 18-month ‘Trio Programme’, where many features and measures fit with EUniWell’s vision for well-being.

Coronavirus: Can we ‘reset’ our world and boost well-being? A Review of EUniWell’s inaugural policy commission on 17 June 2020

29/06/2020 Well-Being European University

Does the current global pandemic present humanity with a chance to reset the world to a more equitable utopian future or will we slip back into our old ways when the crisis eases, with all the attendant societal inequalities?

Vice-Rector Magnificus Hester Bijl on anti-racism, inclusiveness and diversity at EUniWell partner Leiden University

26/06/2020 Well-Being

Read Hester Bijl’s latest interview on a pressing issue of our time and learn more about related activities at Leiden University.

Digital Diversity Week at the University of Cologne

23/06/2020 Well-Being European University

The University of Cologne’s Diversity Week ‘You make the difference’ takes place digitally this year. All week, multiple offers are available online between June 22 and June 26, 2020.

Sustainability & Entrepreneurship: Latest activities at the GATEWAY Excellence Start-up Center showcase the University of Cologne’s dedication to societal well-being

18/06/2020 Well-Being Students

While Cologne students participate in a prestigious competition for projects related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, Cologne's recently inaugurated GATEWAY Excellence Start-up Center is visited by State Minister Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart.

Palliative Care in the Spotlight

03/06/2020 Corona European University Well-Being

Anna Sandgren, Director of the Center for Collaborative Palliative Care at Linnaeus University, on palliative care during the Covid-19 crisis.

"Students of Teacher Education are strongly affected" by the Covid-19 Pandemic – Interview with Dr. Jan Springob

22/05/2020 Corona Well-Being

Dr. Jan Springob, Head Team Internationalization Center for Teacher Education at University of Cologne, shares his view on recent Corona-related developments in international mobility for students training to become school teachers.

“How Are You?”: Well-being, the Pandemic and the Crises

20/05/2020 Corona

Professor Johan Höglund, Director of the Linnaeus University Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, on Covid-19 and its relation to other critical areas of societal life.

Globalisation, emerging markets, and Covid-19

15/05/2020 Corona Well-Being

Professor Hubert Fromlet, researching international economics at Linnaeus University, on why deglobalisation is an unlikely consequence of the Corona crisis.

Students against Corona: Numerous volunteers get involved at the EUniWell universities

08/05/2020 Corona

EUniWell students volunteer in different ways to contribute to the effort against the Corona pandemic. Their commitment is both practical and organisational in nature and exemplifies a young generation committed to improving well-being.

EUniWell universities combat Corona with plasma

06/05/2020 Corona

The blood plasma of recovered Corona patients is a promising path for potential treatment of the pandemic disease. At the EUniWell universities, researchers and health professionals are actively pursuing this treatment.

Giving people a voice

01/05/2020 Well-Being

Equal opportunitiy and inclusion are essential to EUniWell’s idea of well-being. At the University of Cologne, individuals with special needs share their experiences at a university dedicated to inclusion.

Better well-being in an ageing society

29/04/2020 Well-Being

Birmingham-led study opens news perspectives on Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Diseases. First super-resolution image of tiny brain receptor could give scientists a better understanding of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Diseases, a substantial step towards better well-being in an ageing society.

Dr Daniel Wheatley, Birmingham Business School

Working Remotely in Higher Education

25/03/2020 Well-Being Corona

As we move to remote working across our seven EUniWell institutions in response to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, it is essential that we give due consideration to how we can work productively and maintain (and even potentially enhance) the wellbeing of our community during this challenging time.

by Dr. Daniel Wheatley, Birmingham Business School

Design Challenge Leiden: The video

01/02/2020 Participation

In this video, the participants of the EUniWell Design Challenge in Leiden talk about their experiences during the event.