The project supports students’ wellbeing through sports and promotes physically active studying environment in Xamk.

Goals:
– Pilot new actions to support students’ wellbeing through sports
– Promote equal sport services on all campuses that support the overall wellbeing of students
– Raise awareness of the effects of physical activity on learning by influencing Xamk’s operation culture
– Strengthen the sense of community through sport events and regular sport activities

Actions:
– Plan and implement actions that enhances physical activity together with students
– Utilize students’ knowledge by combining studies with Xamk’s sports services
– Develop outdoor activities in nature to support (mental) wellbeing
– Develop the awareness of teaching and guidance personnel about the importance of physical activity for learning and mental wellbeing
– Promote physically active studying environment and the sense of community by adding small exercise equipment and games on common facilities

More information

Project manager
Essi Kähkönen
essi.kahkonen@xamk.fi
040 537 4085

Project worker
Saara Lehtoranta-Naskali
saara.lehtoranta-naskali@xamk.fi
050 591 7726

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Facts

Äxöniä korkeakouluun

15 December 2021 – 31 December 2022

Project partners

Lead partner: Likes, Jyväskylän ammattikorkeakoulu

Partners: Xamk

Focus areas: Sustainable wellbeing

Budget

XAMK part of the total budget: € 121 000

Financiers and main source of funding: Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö