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uOttawa offers a variety of Wellness Workshops to support and engage students in their wellness journeys. Our workshops are interactive and designed for students. Check out our workshops and find the ones that interest you the most.
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Virtual reality

Video games are a great way to take a break from your day and unwind. Drop in to try out various wellness games on our consoles and Virtual Reality games headsets and other gaming consoles. That’s right, Virtual Reality!

Benefits of VR

Whether you’re a novice or pro gamer, the novelty of Virtual Reality is no doubt exciting there are tons of fun Virtual Reality games to pique your interest. So why not try out the Oculus Quest 2 VR Headsets in the Wellness Lounge to get in some fun, heart-pumping activity by playing games like Beat Saber; or relax in a completely different way by engaging in unique mindfulness exercises and settings? Check out the schedule below for information on how to book your own VR or console gaming sessions.

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Video games

Looking for a fun way to take a study break and get into some friendly competition? Use our gaming consoles such as Nintendo Switch to play Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Super Smash Bros, Mario Kart, Just Dance, and much, much more! We also offer a variety of board games to choose from for a nice screen break with friends.

That’s why, at the Health and Wellness Lounge, we offer a variety of VR games, and video games, and board games for however you are feeling.


Here are some additional resources you may be interested in:

  • For more information on health insurance, visit the Insurance page
  • PPO: Planned Parenthood Ottawa provides safe, non-judgmental, and informed sexual and reproductive health education and counseling. They provide sexual health system navigation to direct people to the right resources and services.
  • The Link Ottawa provides info on sexual health, mental health, substance use, physical activity, and nutrition for youth. The site directs users to resources such as clinics, programs, support groups, and videos to help improve one's health and wellness.
    • Sexitsmart: This is another service the Link Ottawa provides in its sexual health domain. On this page you can order FREE condoms, find out where to get FREE condoms across Ottawa, how to put on a condom, how to book an appointment at the sexual health clinic and other sexual health information.
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