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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Maria Kirrane
Submission Date July 20, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University College Cork - National University of Ireland, Cork
PA-13: Wellness Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Syvlia Curran
Wellbeing and Development Advisor
HR
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Does the institution have a wellness program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all students?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all staff?:
Yes

Does the institution have a wellness and/or employee assistance program that makes counseling, referral, and wellbeing services available to all faculty?:
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s wellness and/or employee assistance program(s), including information to support each affirmative response above :

UCC have a comprehensive staff wellbeing and development programme, that includes areas such as healthy eating, mental wellbeing and physical activity. Staff development opportunities include training, one to one guidance, mentoring and coaching.
Inspire workplaces provide an external employee assistance programme to all staff and their family members, over the age of 18 and retired staff. In addition, the universty has a dedicated staff welfare resource contact to deal with any welfare issues on confidential basis. There are also three staff ombudsmen that provide local resolution and mediation.
UCC also have a student wellbeing coordinator and the Health Matters Programme, which aims to improve improve the health and wellbeing of staff, students, and visitors to our university community. In addition, the Student Union have a dedicated Welfare Officer - http://collegeroad.ie/welfare/


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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