Nova SBE aims to promote a healthy and engaging student experience where students can thrive. This team's mission is to co-create a positive, supportive, and healthy environment where cooperation and inclusion are nurtured and social and academic integration are facilitated, leading to more significant mental health and well-being.
New at Nova is an integration program that aims to facilitate the integration and adaptation of first-year bachelor’s students during their first semester at Nova SBE. It is designed to smooth academic, social and personal integration and enhance self-esteem. Buddies are students from the second and third years that volunteer to give support to a group of new students, and that through this program also have the chance to develop a great set of interpersonal skills while helping create a collaborative, open, and inclusive environment.
The Peer Tutoring program is a collaborative activity through which more experienced students provide complementary academic support to fellow students struggling with a specific course. The program's primary goal is to foster academic success while helping students develop effective studying techniques and unique interpersonal and academic skills.
The well-being psychology support service is conducted by clinical and coaching psychologists and is offered individually, as part of a group or in a workshop format, depending on the situation. Usually, students seek support for stress, anxiety, integration, and related issues that affect their academic journey and personal life. In more severe situations that require a long-term intervention, students are referred to other services/ partners such as Nova SBE CUF Clinic or NOVA University. The well-being psychology support's goal is to help students develop skills and competencies to overcome difficulties and guarantee a more relaxed and successful journey. In compliance with the Code of Ethics of the Order of Portuguese Psychologists, this service is confidential and open to everyone.
The well-being workshops are a series of monthly workshops that aim to work as small discussion and sharing groups where it is possible to scale the training in socio-emotional skills to more students and promote contact and sharing between them.
The objectives are to explore a wide range of relevant themes that can have a positive impact on our everyday personal and professional lives, to help raise awareness in the school community through mental health literacy, and above all promote the personal development of students and help them identify certain symptoms that may be more worrisome and constitute an alert, as well as offering resources to deal with them. The sessions also work as a way for students to meet peers who have similar challenges, thus expanding their support base.
There is also a well-being platform – Thrive – through which the Nova SBE community can find tools to adopt a healthier lifestyle and resources crucial for mental health.
We organize events and activities to promote and support our community's mental health and encourage a healthy lifestyle throughout the year. Proof of that are the Life at Nova SBE well-being presentations and the welcoming activities they prepare for students, the Nova SBE Well-being Week, Meditation sessions, and the various Well-being workshops.
Students can also reach out to Clinic CUF Nova SBE, consult the healthcare professionals available there and benefit from the special prices they have for the Nova SBE’s community, or contact the NOVA University's Social Welfare Services (SASNOVA), where they can find psychotherapy and psychiatry at affordable prices.
At Nova SBE we aim to guarantee adequate conditions so that each person can make the most of their experience at Nova SBE. We do so by supporting and sharing information with all students, staff, faculty, or visitors who need any special arrangement throughout their journey at Nova SBE, or who want to support someone that has a special condition.
The well-being psychology team, and Nova SBE, in general, are available to help you have the best experience at Nova SBE. So reach out and let us know how we can help you.
Here you can find information about the Special contingent for candidates with physical and sensory disabilities regarding the National Contest for Access and Admission to Higher Education.
This regulation aims to define the support that can be provided and the conditions for accessing it by students with special educational needs, permanent or temporary, who attend NOVA University Lisbon.
Information on the special contingent for candidates with physical and sensory disabilities within the National Contest for Access and Admission to Higher Education.
Here you can find all the information about scholarship allocation, which corresponds to the tuition fees amount for students with a disability equal to or higher than 60%.
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