Oasis of Radical Wellbeing
What kind of quality you bring to interaction with people? Connecting with others can be developed. A wellbeing package for your use, produced by Aalto wellbeing professionals.
Building socially sustainable academic communities
Social sustainability in academic communities is not just a goal, it is a vision of inclusivity, diversity, wellbeing and the power of social interactions.
Oasis of Radical Wellbeing is a new project from Aalto University researching, collecting information and distributing it to Aalto community and beyond. The aim of the project is to
As a teacher, researcher and developer of leadership, I have had hundreds of opportunities over the years to support managers, supervisors, experts and students in their cooperation and development of interaction skills.
“When the source of mental distress is structural, there is nothing even an army of occupational counsellors, physicians, therapists or nurses can do to fix it”, says Risto Sarvas.
Calming practices for you
Short films to watch and discuss
A student receives an interesting internship offer but is faced with a difficult decision after learning that greenwashing is practiced at the internship company. The short film is starred by the Jussi prize nominee Elsi Sloan. A film by Merita Petäjä and Eero Tiilikainen. Produced by Oasis of Radical Wellbeing, Aalto University.
This new massive open online course on how to live a good life is lectured by Ph.D., university lecturer Frank Martela. The course is produced by the Oasis of Radical Wellbeing project and it is part of Aalto’s lifewide learning portfolio. The course was launched on May 30th, 2023
Self-compassion is one of the most beneficial skills you can learn in life. This course consists of mindfulness exercises that help us to nurture an accepting and sympathetic relationship with ourselves.
Pedagogical wellbeing entails both teacher and student perspectives. These pages serve as a teachers' reference and study package for improving wellbeing in teaching and studies at Aalto.
Dr. Kamilah Majied
Wellbeing needs to be part of the pedagogy of the institution... integrated into the overall functioning of the university.
Find out more about wellbeing in Aalto University:
The Starting Point of Wellbeing offers students easy access to counselling and advice on matters of well-being and study ability. The services available to you include drop-in (no reservation) advising/counselling sessions, peer support groups, and online materials. You can also make an appointment to receive individual counselling.
Personal Impact brings to light already existing courses in Aalto University on values and meaningfulness, self-leadership, societal impact, human potential and well-being.
We aim to be a diverse and inclusive community where all students, faculty, staff and stakeholders feel a sense of belonging and can fulfill their professional, educational and social aspirations fully.
Teamwork First-Aid Kit gathers tools that have proved to be useful in supporting diverse teams tackling ill-defined problems and building the foundations for successful teamwork. It is a small step toward educating game-changers who can make a team more than a sum of its parts. Undeniably, teamwork skills are among the most pivotal work-life skills that younger generation entering the workforce are expected to master.
Wellbeing Desk is a low-threshold service point for Aalto's entire personnel, where you can get advice and service guidance in matters related to wellbeing at work and work ability.