UQMind
Mind your mates.
Mind your wellbeing.
Mind your mental health.
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Who we are

How is UQMind structured?

Structure of UQMind

UQMind is a branch of the University of Queensland Medical Society (UQMS). The UQMind Chair sits on the UQMS management committee. The two Vice-Chairs (Phase 1 and 2) work alongside the Chair to facilitate events, campaigns and initiatives for the coming year. Under each Vice-Chair are the portfolio-specific convenors who oversee and manage particular events. 

How to Get Involved

If you are passionate about mental health and wellbeing, and are keen to contribute to the discussion around mental health of medical students and junior doctors, please get in touch with us via Facebook or email.

The minds behind UQMind

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UQMind Chair

EVA LIANG

The UQMind Chair sits on the UQ Medical Society (UQMS)  management committee, as the advocate and representative for medical student mental health and wellbeing. The Chair also liases with external mental health organisations, such as DHASQ.


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Engagement Convenor
(Phase 1)

DALVIR Bhangu

Our engagement team are in charge of our social media and outreach projects - including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Minds of Medicine Campaign. Our engagement team can be as creative as they want, helping to create a stronger online UQMind presence.


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Blue Week  Convenor

mila deol

Our Blue Week team is dedicated to providing an awesome Blue Week in Semester 2! This includes our Symposium, Wellbeing Festival (held in conjunction with the affiliates), and other activities dedicated to promoting mental health and wellbeing. Position Description found here.

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UQMind Vice-Chair (Phase 1)

HILLARIE DREVER

The Phase 1 Vice-Chair coordinates and assists with all activities aimed at Phase 1 students - including coffee mornings, Blue Week, symposium, and social media.


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Engagement Convenor
(Phase 2)

BENjamin Luo

Our engagement team are in charge of social media and outreach - including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Minds of Medicine Campaign. Our engagement team can be as creative as they want, helping to create a stronger online UQMind presence. Position description found here.


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Symposium Convenor

oliver wightman

The UQMind Symposium is the highlight of Blue Week (and often the highlight of the year)! This event is our chance to get serious about medical student mental health and wellbeing, and discuss the pressing and pertinent issues surrounding the area. Position Description found here.

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UQMind Vice-Chair (Phase 2)

HEATHER LAWRENCE

The Phase 2 Vice-Chair coordinates and assists with all activities aimed at Phase 2 students - including coffee mornings, Death Cafes, MiS Buddy Program and our Book Club. 


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Events Convenor (Rural & Remote)

MICHAELA BURKE

Our Events team is focused on implementing and delivering events for students who are based at rural clinical schools! This includes coffee mornings, Death Cafes, Book Club, and the MiS buddy program.


 

 

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Morning Tea Convenor

ASHLEIGH stevenson

Coffee Mornings are UQMind's signature event! These events aim to raise awareness and facilitate discussion about medical student mental health and wellbeing. These are held regularly at metro sites as well as at each rural clinical school, with the assistance of UQMS RCS reps and TROHPIQ. Position description found here.


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Events Convenor (Metro)

bella brainsbury

Our Events team is focused on implementing and helping to deliver events for students located at metropolitan clinical sites! This includes coffee mornings, Death Cafes, Book Club, and assisting in the running of Blue Week. Position Description found here.