# Connections Matter
Connections Matter (opens new window) is a new initiative, introduced in March 2020, that provides a virtual space for information and resources to help you feel connected and supported. It is designed to help you stay on-track with your studies and keep you healthy - both mentally and physically – when you are learning on campus and online.
# Stay connected and supported in your studies
Whether you are studying exclusively online or blended with on campus learning, all students in the CU Group have access to these resources and support systems. Visit the Connections Matter home page (opens new window) on the Student Portal, to find information and activities to help you stay connected, supported in your studies, and healthy; both mentally and physically.
Connections Matter updates will be shared to your student email address and are included in the fortnightly student roundup email sent on a Sunday.
# Find information and activities to help you stay healthy
There are six main areas of support for you to explore:
- Mental health and wellbeing (opens new window)
- Physical health and wellbeing (opens new window)
- Supporting your studies (opens new window)
- Community and culture (opens new window)
- Spirituality and Faith (opens new window)
- Coping with bereavement and loss (opens new window)
New content is added to the site every Friday for you to explore. You can also find links to other resources available from the Group.
# Let us know how you are staying connected
If you have any inspirations or ideas for content that may be useful to others in our community that you would like to share with us, please get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
This information is part of our Thinksafe campaign. You can find the full range of support and information on the student portal (opens new window).