Oasis of Radical Wellbeing

Wellbeing for faculty and staff

Welcome! Here you will find information about wellbeing and links to wellbeing services at Aalto University. This page is especially for Aalto faculty and staff.

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Dealing With Feelings

Keys to Your Wellbeing I: Dealing With Feelings

A wellbeing package for your use, produced by Aalto wellbeing professionals.

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Mindfulness Excercises

Benefits of Calmness: mindfulness and other calming practices for You

Mindfulness and other soothing practices can be useful tools for you!

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Short films for you to watch and discuss

Scripted drama is an excellent tool for developing your self care skills. Enjoy the films and think!

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Ville Ojanen: Is Your Brain Stuck? Watch this keynote lecture

Top lecturer and psychologist Ville Ojanen (PhD) delivered the keynote speech on Aalto Wellbeing Week 2022.

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Aalto Oasis of Radical Wellbeing in the fields (Suvi Helko 2022)

Aalto Wellbeing - Follow us on Facebook!

Welcome to follow us on Facebook: Aalto Wellbeing.

News
EDI sessions English

EDI discussions for Aalto personnel

In monthly EDI (equity, diversity and inclusion) discussions, members of Aalto personnel gets together to discuss how to advance equity, diversity and inclusion at our work.

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TEK Academy: Viekö väsymys valmistuneet eri urille? (in Finnish)

TEK Graduate survayn tulokset ja webinaarin nauhoite saatavilla.

Events

Aalto University launches Design a Meaningful Career open online course

Aalto University launches a new open online course, Design a Meaningful Career, on sustainable career design. The course emphasizes creative and non-conventional ways to design a meaningful career in the radically changing world of work

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Course feedback: aiming at excellence – in wellbeing

A blogpost by Tiina Pylkkönen, community developer, Oasis of Radical Wellbeing and Mari Nuottajärvi, pedagogical specialist, Teacher services

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AllWell? 2022 results in Power BI

The 2022 AllWell? wellbeing survey was conducted 16.2.-2.3. among all 2nd-year bachelor’s degree students and 1st-year master’s degree students at Aalto University. Results can be now found from Power BI!

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AllWell Results in Power BI
Provost Kristiina Mäkelä. Photo: Jaakko Kahilaniemi

Future-led Learning podcast, part 9: Kristiina Mäkelä, provost (external link)

Riikka Evans takes a closer look at Aalto University’s teaching competence assessment process and other teaching related matters with provost Kristiina Mäkelä.

Wellbeing in Teaching

Wellbeing in Teaching

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.

Services

News

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Follow @aaltowellbeing on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok!

Stay up to date on research-based information, events and services on wellbeing and inclusion at Aalto University by following @aaltowellbeing on Instagram, Facebook and TikTok.
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How to facilitate teamwork? Listen to a podcast

New season of Future-led learning podcast takes you to a very practical level of working with students. This season includes topical issues such as academic advising, inclusion, co-teaching and sustainability. The first episode takes you to the world of well-functioning teams and what is requires from teachers.
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Quality together – Supporting Aalto community in well-being and in coping with work

At the Wellbeing Desk, professionals representing many fields are available to help Aaltonians
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Join us for a free screening of Mission: JOY before Christmas (8 Dec 2022 at 17.00)

Making Waves and the PHYS Diversity Team are inviting all Aalto members to a movie screening of Mission: JOY on 8 December 2022 at 17.00
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Agreeing guidelines for inclusive interaction in course

Inclusive teaching practices are inseparable from high quality teaching practices, so inclusive teaching affects all aspects of a course and learning experience.  

Services
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Supporting students' sense of community and belonging

Central to community and inclusion is that the community members feel accepted and valued as themselves. Belonging to a study community means gaining experiences of the relevance of studies and identification with the student community. The sense of belonging is unique and can only be triggered if students identify themselves with the community. That is why it is important to think how to create and promote the sense of inclusion in your teaching.

Services
Students at campus

Development agenda for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI)

EDI Plan summarise the principles and actions towards more equal, diverse and inclusive community.

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Services and trainings to support self-leadership

Changes in working life require versatile self-leadership skills.

Services
The Future-led Learning Podcast is hosted by Riikka Evans. Photograph: Janne Illman.

Future-led Learning podcast

The Future-led Learning podcast offers a platform for university educators to reflect their ideas about teaching and learning.

Podcasts
Wellbeing Desk

Wellbeing Desk

Wellbeing Desk is a low-threshold service point for all Aalto personnel.

Services

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