Community Social Work Team

Days of Action

The Community Social Work Team works with partners from across campus on "Days of Action", providing information, engaging in discussion, and challenging stigma at the University of Alberta.

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness is celebrated internationally on March 20th

"Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions." — Dalai Lama

The International Day of Happiness recognizes that happiness is a fundamental human goal and vital tool that can be used to help measure personal success.

Friendship Bench Instagram Sweepstake

The Friendship Benches are important reminders for all of us to engage in open and honest conversations about mental health with the people around us. To commemorate the installation anniversary of these benches, we are hosting a Friendship Bench Instagram Sweepstake.

For your chance to win a gift card to Hexagon Board Game Café, please follow these three easy steps:

  1. Follow us on Instagram @cswt_ualberta
  2. Take a seated photo with a fellow U of A student on one of the Friendship Benches located in the Rutherford Library, making sure that both your faces and the yellow bench can be visible in your photo.
  3. Upload your photo to Instagram by tagging @cswt_ualberta, along with the hashtags #friendshipbenchpals and #yellowisforhello in the caption. 

Submission deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019

Fore more information and eligibility criteria, review the Friendship Bench Instagram Sweepstake Official Rules.