Mission Wellness, Health and Quality of Life on the Sites

Theuniversité Savoie Mont Blanc is concerned about the quality of professional life of the agents who make up its community and intends to promote and develop its actions around quality of life, health and well-being on the sites. To this end, the USMB is setting up the "Cohesion and quality of life on the sites" project, aimed primarily at staff and in line with the "Social Barometer" approach (surveys in March-April 2019 and May 2021).


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Objectives of the "cohesion and quality of life on the sites" project

The objectives of the project are:

  • Build and promote an environment conducive to living together, to the health and well-being of community members, and to the achievement of academic missions
  • Strengthen the institution's strategy in the area of promoting quality of life at work and preventing psychosocial risks (PSR)
  • Supporting the "aftermath" of the health crisis
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Priority axes of the "cohesion and quality of life on the sites" project

In order to structure actions that are part of the project initiated by the institution, its priorities are as follows:

  • Establish times and spaces to promote quality of life on campus. The goal is to develop positive health behaviors in a professional context. Raise awareness and de-stigmatize, prevent risks and help remedy difficulties early on. Innovative actions to raise awareness of wellness issues and promote mental health are proposed.
  • Strengthen the evaluation and organizational support approach to well-being. The objective is to continue the development of the "Social Barometer" tool in order to conduct diagnoses and future interventions.
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Actions and events of the quality of life mission on the sites

Wellness and cohesion day

2023 07 04 visual defThe Wellness, Health and Quality of Life mission atuniversité Savoie Mont Blanc is organizing a "Green Day" on the theme of well-being and health. Reserved for all USMB staff members, this day offers a variety of activities designed to promote well-being and health.
Find out more about the event Green Day 2023

Mental Health First Aid

Come and learn about and be trained in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA). MHSPs allow you to identify difficulties and to know how to act with people who are experiencing the first signs of a psychological difficulty or who are going through a mental health crisis. This academics provides you with key mental health concepts, as well as specific information on several disorders and crisis situations. At the end of academics , you will have learned how to act as a first aid attendant to accompany the person and allow for management by professionals or emergency services. More specifically, the PSSMs learn how to provide support to people suffering from depression, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, substance use, suicidal crisis or aggressive behavior. This academics is open to everyone. Several sessions are organized each year for groups of 10 to 16 people on the different sites of the institution.
To participate, contact the academics cell.


kiplin web bannerFor the start of the 2022-23 university year,Université Savoie Mont Blanc has set up theActiv'USMB collaborative sports event. It took place between September 15 and 28, 2022. Open to all USMB staff, the aim was toencourage walking and physical activity on a daily basis. By downloading the KiplinTeams had to take as many steps as possible to win the competition. The challenge was accompanied by various challenges on well-being at work, to set the pace and earn bonus points. Together, the USMB staff covered almost 11,600 km, or around 16.5 million steps! The event was organized by the Events Department of the Communications Division in conjunction with the Health and Well-being Mission, with the support of the Medical, Prevention and Sports Departments.

Learn more about the event

Activ'USMB, a collective and connected adventure for USMB staff

Learn more about the results of the challenge
USMB staff walk with the Activ'USMB adventure

Finally, what did the participants think?

"It was really great. We exchanged a lot and laughed with our colleagues, it created a good atmosphere in the team, it allowed us to share good moments", testifies one of the members of the winning team 1000pattes.

"A real challenge and a lot of fun and challenges between us. Pictures of landscapes were circulated, weekend walks between teams, etc. It was a lot of fun! It was a lot of fun," said a member of another team.


Several times a month, you will be able to find a newsletter from the Wellness and Health mission, and all the news from the Quality of Life project on the sites thanks to a biannual agenda. All the information will also be available on the space on this page. You will be able to find out about upcoming events and what is happening on our sites and campuses, so don't miss out!
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To contact us, write to us at the following email address: mission.bien-etre@univ-smb.fr

Project manager: Arnaud Carré
Project assistant: Estelle Michaud
Administrative manager within the HRD: Catherine Denjean, Transversal Activities Department