Day 1

19/10/2021

FESTIWELL OPENING

10:00 – 11:30 (CEST) / 09:00 – 10:30 (BST)

  • Keynote lecture: “What is well-being?”
    Speaker: Ibrahima Thioub, former rector of University Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal (FR-EN)
  • Reflections on well-being
    Speakers: EUniWell Vice-Rectors and students
  • EUniTea
    Join a randomly assigned break-out room and enjoy a tea and chat with new friends from across Europe.

Professor Ibrahima Thioub, former rector of the Dakar University Cheikh Anta Diop (Senegal), honorary doctorate from the University of Nantes and member of the EUniWell advisory board, will open the FestiWell by sharing his thoughts on "what is well-being?", reflecting on the ambition of a European university of well-being. This introduction will be followed by an exchange with the audience and a round table on taking forward well-being on our campuses in a post-COVID context, which will bring together a panel of EUniWell vice-rectors and students.

Organised by University of Cologne and University of Birmingham