De-Stress Fest 2021

As the end of the Winter 2021 term nears, CBU’s Peer Success Coaches are excited to host another De-Stress Fest as we gear up for our end of term exams. This semester, De-Stress Fest will be a week-long virtual event that will include workshops, tips for de-stressing and helping you prepare for exams, a fun scavenger hunt, and more.

See below for the full calendar of events, resources, and all the details for the De-Stress Fest Scavenger Hunt via GooseChase!

As you prepare for exams, don’t forget about all the helpful resources you have available to you.

If you need help with an introductory science, math or business courses, the Math and Science Centre is offering tutoring through Discord, for free. Click here to learn how to sign up.

Have a paper due? The Writing Centre is offering appointments via email. Click here to book an appointment.

Are you overwhelmed and not sure where to start? Reach out to an Academic Success Coach. Book an appointment online here.

As always, your health is our number one priority. Click here for a full list of CBU’s Mental Health Resources  or contact the Max Bell Health and Counselling Centre at 902-563-1359 or by email at healthservices@cbu.ca.

Take part in our Scavenger Hunt all week long via GooseChase! Each activity you complete earns a ballot for a chance to win a total of $400 in prizes. Download the GooseChase App for free and enter the game code (B53JL6) to join in on our week-long De-Stress Fest activities.

Each activity is designed to promote a healthy school/life balance which will help you feel less stressed as you prepare for exams.

GooseChase Instructions:

Students can join in on the Scavenger Hunt by following these simple steps:

  1. Download the GooseChase iOS or Android app from https://www.goosechase.com/download/
  2. Choose to play as a guest, or register for a personal account with a username & password
  3. Search by game name or game code to join the game
  4. Follow the prompts to create or select a team, or to create or select an individual player profile.

GooseChase Activity:

  • Share your go-to study space or set-up
  • Share your favorite office / school supply

De-stress Activity of the Day: Get outdoors and practice mindfulness. Here are some ideas:

  • Go for a walk or jog
  • Visit a park
  • Bird watching
  • Blow bubbles and watch them float
  • Outdoor journaling

GooseChase Activity:

  • Share your favorite study song / playlist
  • Share a picture from a walk / hike

De-stress Activity of the Day: Socialize (distantly!) and connect with your peers

GooseChase Activity:

  • Share your favorite study snack or drink
  • Share your answer to one of our movie questions

De-stress Activity of the Day: Join us for a Virtual Movie Watch Party!

Movie Watch Party

Join your peers at 8:00pm via Zoom to chat while watching a movie on your own device and streaming network. Our Peer Success Coaches will be available to answer questions about what to expect during exam week and what you think about different aspects of the movie.

Click here to join.

Meeting ID: 957 3492 1196
Passcode: 489835

Movie Questions:

  • Which was your favorite character in the movie?
  • Tell us your favorite quote from the movie.
  • Who was your favorite actor in the movie?
  • Which character from the movie are you most like?
  • If you could replace any actor in the movie, who would you switch them with?

GooseChase Activity:

  • Show us your de-stress buddy
  • Share what motivates you to study

De-stress Activity of the Day: Reward yourself and take a break!

Tune into Instagram at @cbu_peersuccesscoaches at 2:00pm when Peer Success Coach Coordinator, Kaileigh Rowe, announces our gift card winners!