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The struggle is real. Challenge the struggle.

Student mental health and wellbeing is important. Silverline is a student-led pilot to challenge how we all engage with mental health and wellbeing.

You’ll be spotting some unexpected and creative initiatives on campus this semester, including Bring a Bro to Yoga, #justbecausebunches and #justbecauselunches, and the Silverline Wellbeing Festival on 15-16 September.

Join the movement and show you give a sh*t.

Programme

SILVERLINE FESTIVAL | 15-16 September 2017

Friday 15 September 2017    Launch

11.30 am   FLURO FRIDAY SURF / ST CLAIR BEACH
Hosted by Grant Trebilco, OneWave

4:00 pm    REGISTRATIONS OPEN / THE LINK

6:00 pm    FESTIVAL OPENING CEREMONY / CASTLE 2

Damian Scarf / Irene Wakefield

7:00 pm    CONNECTING & NETWORKING

8:30 pm    EVENING CLOSE

Saturday 16 September 2017     Festival!

8:00 am   START THE DAY / THE LINK
Coffee, networking, morning yoga energiser!  

9:00 am   SPEAKER SESSION / CASTLE 2

Grant Trebilco /  Jean Balchin /  Mary Hoang

10.15 AM    MORNING BREAK 

10.45 AM   MORNING WORKSHOPS 

12.30 PM   LUNCH / ENTERTAINMENT, BRAIN BREAK, NETWORKING

1.45 pm      AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS 

3.15 pm      AFTERNOON BREAK

3:45 PM    SPEAKER SESSION / CASTLE 2

Zane PocockUmi Asaka / Richie Hardcore

5:00 pm   FESTIVAL CLOSE

Speakers and Workshop Presenters

MARY HOANG

Founder and head psychologist of The Indigo Project, thinking creatively about mental health, no bull-shit approach. Can teach you how to nap.

RICHIE HARDCORE

Muay Thai, Boxing and personal trainer, reducing drug and alcohol harm, campaigner against domestic and sexual violence.

IRENE WAKEFIELD

Founder of Prepair NZ, healthy relationships, mental and emotional abuse and self-love.

GRANT TREBILCO

Founder of OneWave, a global non-profit surf community. Tackling mental health issues with the recipe of saltwater therapy, surfing and fluro. One wave is all it takes.

ZANE POCOCK

Former editor of CRITIC mag, marketing manager at Hello Sunday Morning, growing a movement towards a better drinking culture.

DAMIAN SCARF

Survivor of anxiety and depression throughout Otago undergrad experience, now a senior lecturer in Psychology researching mental health.

UMI ASAKA

Second year social work student, challenging stereotypes, disability advocate, intern at The Lucy Foundation social enterprise.

JEAN BALCHIN

English honours student at Otago, suicide prevention, challenging stigma of suicide, supporting those who are struggling.

RICH LUCANO

Producer of warped electronica, sharing stages with Kiasmos, Four Tet and Machinedrum. Creative director of The Indigo Project and co-founder of music mindfulness series, Listen up. Workshop facilitator.

Festival Volunteers Wanted

Can you help out at the Silverline Festival? We need a lot of hands on deck to make this event happen!

Want to come to Silverline Festival for FREE? Score a ticket as a VOLUNTEER! You’ll get to help out at this exciting event and gain useful experiences as well as being able to attend sessions and workshops during your downtime.

Roles include:
Workshop support ambassadors
Party planners and decorators
Registration people
Lunch squad
Speaker liaisons
Volunteer team leads

THANK YOU! We have had a fantastic response from you all to be Festival volunteers so have closed these registrations for the time being.

Contact

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Silverline-Otago-772315112947242/

Email: silverline@otago.ac.nz

Phone: 03 479 8631