Boost Your Digital Wellbeing

This Mental Health Awareness Week (May 13th-19th), let's focus on digital wellbeing - the impact of technology and hybrid work on our overall mental health.

Why is it important?

Our recent Digital Skills Toolkit survey revealed only 16% of respondents feel proficient in digital wellbeing. With a small investment of time, you can take control of your digital habits and make a big difference. Here are 3 easy steps to get you started.

1. Learn the Basics with free, digestable guides from Jisc

Digital wellbeing for you, your colleagues and students: This guide introduces the concept and ways to manage your own habits plus tips for supporting others.

Good practice principles to support the digital wellbeing of your students and staff: Aimed at leaders, this guide outlines best practices for promoting digital wellbeing within the University.

2. Check Your Digital Fitness

Take our free, engaging Digital Skills Health Check and assess your overall digital capability, including digital wellbeing. Our Digital Skills Toolkit provides a simple way to benchmark yourself against a framework developed especially for higher education. Within 20 minutes you will receive a glossy report pinpointing areas where you might like to focus your training.

Join hundreds of other users. Take the Digital Skills Health Check now!

3. Deepen Your Knowledge

Join Dr. Maren Deepwell, an expert in the field, for our brand new Digital Wellbeing and Hybrid Working course – absolutely free for everyone! This 2-day online workshop (May 22nd & 23rd, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM) will equip you with practical strategies to thrive in our hybrid learning environment.

Learn more about the course on Dr. Deepwell's blog.

Reserve your spot for the free Digital Wellbeing and Hybrid Working course!


Invest in your digital wellbeing this Mental Health Awareness Week to improve your overall wellbeing and create a healthier, more balanced relationship with technology.