Stress Less

Stress Less

Exams are coming up and we don't know about you, but it's hard not to feel a little stress-y sometimes.

To help you unwind, we've got a line-up of events and giveaways coming. We also run services that you might find useful.

Stress Less Week

Tuesday 8th to Friday 11th June

A week of study-time giveaways (think: fruit drops and coffee dates with mates).

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Borrow Something

Need a calculator or a charger? Head into UCSA's reception to borrow one from us.

More info:

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$7 Exam Dinners at The Foundry

Can't be bothered cooking? Keeping yourself well-fed while you study is key, so let The Foundry take care of dinner.

14–24 June (weekdays only):

Monday – Bangers and mash with onion gravy
Tuesday – Cottage pie with veggies
Wednesday - Vegetable lasagne with salad
Thursday – Chicken curry on rice
Friday – Roast vegetable pasta bake

Available 5pm to 9pm. All for $7 dine-in and $8 for takeaway.


Hot Drink Station at Haere-roa

Need some pep? 📚😴 The Student Exec have tea, coffee and hot chocolate set up in Haere-roa's Social Space to help you through exams! Just remember to bring your own cup so you can make yourself one. ☕️ (Available while stocks last and only during building open hours.)

Study Spaces

There are loads of warm, comfy spots around campus, including Haere-roa. It's open 7am–7pm Monday to Sunday during study break and exams. (The Foundry bar, located inside, is open 8am–late Monday to Friday during term.)

Free Exam Breakfasts

Available from 8am until stocks run out (first in, first served – please note they're very popular and go quickly [well before 9am].)
Exams are a stressful time in a student's life so what better way to ease some tension than a FREE breakfast cheers to the UCSA, Fresh-up NZ and BOSS Coffee!
Head to Haere-roa at 8:00am between the 14th and the 25th of June (weekdays only) and grab a breakfast roll to go!
Choose either:
🥓🍳 Bacon, Egg, Hash Brown Breakfast roll
🥑🥑 Hash Brown, Avocado and Relish Breakfast roll
Are you Gluten Free? Please email and we can arrange a specific roll just for you on the day of your exam!



Sometimes you just need a ~break~. Check out The Foundry bar's rituals – every weeknight during term packs something different (Quiz Night at 7pm on Tuesday and BINGO at 7pm on Wednesday are gold).


Need to Talk About a Uni Problem?

Our Student Advocate is here to give you advice about your situation, explain what your options are, and also help you navigate the university system.

Stress Less Week