This article was originally published by the Third Eye Malta on 06/03/2020
From the 9th till the 15th of March ESN Malta alongside all 550 ESN Sections across 42 countries will be organising activities during the Health and Wellbeing Week.
The aim of this European initiative is to involve local and international students in activities focused on sports, healthy lifestyle, nutrition, responsible party, mental health and other areas, as well as to show international students that they can adopt a healthy lifestyle while being on exchange.
MONDAY 9th March – Health & Well-being On Campus, Football and Tag Rugby Game
The week will kick off at the University of Malta. From 09:00 - 15:00 ESN Malta together with Wolves RFC, UM Futsal, MHSA, and the University of Malta Health and Wellness Center will all set up stands each promoting health and wellbeing in their own unique and different ways.
ESN Malta will have a stand promoting Responsible Party and raising awareness on the hazards of binge drinking. Meanwhile UM Futsal and Wolves RFC will each be preparing mini-games which have to do with their respective sports, while MHSA will be conducting health checks, blood pressure and glucose level tests throughout the day. Finally, the Health and Wellness Centre will be promoting the counselling unity at UM.
Later in the evening the main event for all sports enthusiasts commence. All levels are welcome to participate in the Football Game at Lija Athletic Football Ground from 8:30pm till 9:30pm. And if football is not your cup of tea, a Rugby Game will take place on the same day at 9:00pm till 10:00pm. Mixed-gender teams are encouraged!
TUESDAY 10th March – Salsa Night
Dancing on to the second day, it is time to show off your Salsa skills! And no, not the sauce. A Salsa Night will be held at the Truth Lounge in Paceville at 9:00 pm. This will surely help you sharpen up your skills for a whole night of dancing at the club.
WEDNESDAY 11th March – Padel Rodeo
A Padel Rodeo will be taking place at Padel Malta in Pembroke from 7:00 pm till 9:00 pm. It is the perfect mixture of tennis and squash, providing you the right amount of fun and exercise in a social setting.
THURSDAY 12th March – Erasmus Party
ESN are letting it loose at Footloose! It is time for the Erasmus Party* and you better be there at 10:30 pm sharp.
FRIDAY 13th March – Archery, Beach Volleyball and Disco Bowling
Friday is quite an eventful day and luckily, all the activities are spaced out! Start of the day with some Archery at 12:00pm at the Falcon Archery. Head off to the beach at 4:00 pm for some Beach Volleyball at Sprachcaffe in Pembroke. Party the night away with some Disco Bowling at the Eden Superbowl at 9:00 pm. I guess Friday the 13th is not so bad after all.
SATURDAY 14th March – Diving
Dive into Saturday with some Scuba Diving at DiveBase Malta in Qawra from 2:00 pm till 5:30 pm. In the evening, relax with a friendly Quiz and BBQ Night at the Sprachcaffe at 8:00 pm.
SUNDAY 15th March – Ring Road Race and Hike
Ending the week with a bang, a Ring Road Race will take place at 8:45 am, followed by a Hike with Ray!
Make sure to fill in the form to book your place for each event you are interested in! Come round the ESN Office to book for Disco Bowling and the Quiz Night.
*With Responsible Party activities