Let The Good Times Roll

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Join us and the UQU Abilities Collective at 'Let The Good Times Roll' in the Innes Room on Thursday 23rd February at 12pm.

This event will feature 4 guest speakers from SHOC, the Abilities Collective and members from Student Services.

There will be food, goodie bags and a chance to ask questions about study, stress, mental health and studying with abilities.

Mitch Robson

My name is Mitch Robson (Pronouns: he, him, his) and I am the Gender & Sexuality counsellor at Student Help on Campus (SHOC) in the University of Queensland Student Union (UQU). My current role is in supporting those with their mental health and also on matters pertaining to their gender and/or sexuality. I was initially attracted to working in mental health after my own personal experiences with my own mental health and also being a gay cisgender man.

I am a huge advocate and ally for the rights of everyone, especially those who may not always have their voice heard. In my 5 years of working at this university, I have found that listening to the stories of others and learning from their personal experiences to be some of the most profound and rewarding aspects of my job.

Emma Mckenzie

Emma McKenzie is one of the UQ Union's Abilities Officers for 2017. She is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychological Science and is passionate about supporting students with disabilities, chronic illness and mental health conditions at UQ. Previously she has been involved in running art therapy workshops, and promoting the UQU Abilities Collective on social media.


Brianna
Brianna is is a fifth year Arts/Law student who is passionate about making university more accessible to people with disabilities, and raising awareness of the huge numbers of students who experience mental illness, chronic illness, or disability every year. Brianna spent the last three years working for one of Australia’s leading not-for-profits, and loves the fact that she can bring that knowledge and experience to making the UQ community more accessible in 2017, and even throwing a few cool events throughout the year!
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By: UQ Union