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Collaborations for Change conference

Connecting research and practice in post-secondary mental health. Join us virtually August 16 - 17, 2023.

Collaborations for Change is a biennial virtual conference hosted by UCalgary's Campus Mental Health Strategy and the Best Practices in Canadian Higher Ed Network, with support from the Canadian Association of College and University Student Services.

2021 conference

2021 conference report

Conference attendees participated in a variety of activities across seven content areas: COVID-19’s Impact on Student Mental Health; Indigenous/Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility; Evaluation, Research, and Assessment; Physical Activity; Health Promotion; Service or Program delivery; and Technology within the Post-Secondary Setting.

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Seed grant recipient

Using a student-led model that has successfully informed most of the health outreach efforts at USask, funds from the seed grant were used to support students as they explore ways to provide appropriate mental well-being supports for international, Indigenous, and historically marginalized students.

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Samantha Rosen, DES
Conference Manager

Contact for program inquiries

Laura Van Zutphen
Conference Manager

Contact for registration support and general inquiries 

Meagan Podilchak
Sponsorship Lead

Contact for sponsorship opportunities and related inquires