Recognising the growing stress levels, NUS has been stepping up efforts to promote mental and emotional well-being in its staff and students. The upcoming initiative: NUS Well-Being Day. On 5 November 2021, NUS will shut down to recharge as a community.

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At the #AreuOK – Let’s Talk About Mental Health webinar held on 16 June 2021, NUS Chairman Mr Hsieh Fu Hua engaged representatives from various faculties, alumni and the student body in a discussion of ways to increase awareness of mental health issues and to render better support to individuals who require assistance to improve their mental wellbeing.

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In December 2020, NUS launched the #AreuOK campaign to drive awareness of mental health, and to create an environment of empathy and inclusivity for staff. The campaign is spearheaded by the Health & Wellbeing (HWB) team and the Organisational Excellence Transformation Unit at the Office of the President, in collaboration with various departments across the University.