Preparing yourself for the labour market requires you to perform academically, professionally and personally. We understand that you might not always have the required skills yet to overcome the challenges you are faced with during your studies. Therefore we strive to make you more resilient and provide you with sufficient means to acquire skills that promote wellbeing during your studies and further in your professional career and life.
Wellbeing initiatives and programmes
Within UM, there are many initiatives, programmes and plans that can contribute to your wellbeing. At the moment, a lot of these initiatives are offered online so you can still work on your wellbeing from home.
Check out our activities on the topic of wellbeing:
Need urgent care?
For life threatening situations or emergencies, call 112.
Support available to you if you need psychological help immediately:
... is peer to peer support in a relaxed, informal setting. Feel part of the student community.
Do the Mind-Health Check to find out how you are really doing or sign up for one of the online programmes.
The Wellbeing Movement
The Wellbeing Movement is an initiative promoting physical and mental wellbeing at Maastricht University. We are here to give you tools towards a healthy and happy student life.
Lectures, workshops and training courses
By participating in lectures, workshops and training courses you get the chance to develop yourself personally and professionally.
Find more information regarding mental support at Maastricht University and in Maastricht.
Wellbeing & Employability live chat
You can ask all your questions regarding your professional and personal development in a live chat on the UM Career Services Facebook page. Every day (Monday-Friday) between 13.00 and 14.00 a member of the Student Guidance Student Team is available to answer your questions, give you advice and refer you to the many services that UM offers to support your employability and wellbeing.
Career and wellbeing videos
Do make sure you check out the career and wellbeing videos, developed by UM Career Services and the UM Psychologists. These short videos contain a collection of handy practices and exercises to work on your personal and professional development. Interested in improving your employability skills, feeling more resilient, boosting your self-confidence, expanding your network and finding interesting vacancies?
Staff support students
Are you a UM employee and do you want to support your students in feeling well and becoming more resilient during and after university life? On this page you will find everything you need to support students; from workshops and training modules to online resources and roadmaps: