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Student Competitions

Throughout the academic year, the EP team will be running a range of competitions for students registered on the Employability Points Scheme. At present, the following competitions are running:

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Previous Competitions and Winners

The Students who earn the most points during the Canterbury and Medway Employability Festivals 2017

The EP challenged students studying at Canterbury and Medway to earn as many points as possible during their respective Employability Festivals.

The winning Medway student was Chiara Gattoni, School of Sport and Exercise Science, who managed to acquire 245 points!

For Canterbury, Branna Banar, School of Politics and International Relations, was the winning student, after acquiring an amazing 780 weeks in just over 2-weeks!

Both students were awarded a certificate and £30 Amazon vouchers.

 

The Best 'My EPS Journey' Reflective Journal 2017

To encouarge you to complete a ‘My EPS Journey’ reflective journal on MyFolio, the EP team ran a competition.

The EP team were hugely impressed by the quality demonstrated by participants and after much deliberation, it was determined that the winning student was Benedetta Veneruso, School of Politics and International Relations. Fatima Kurang was awarded second prize and Devon Tipping, Rose Noble, Anne-Marie Dames and Heena Patel were commended runner-ups.

Accordingly, Benedetta was awarded £20.00 Amazon vouchers and Fatima, £10.00 Amazon vouchers.

For more information on how to create a ‘My EPS Journey’ please see here and a how-to-guide can be found here.

 

 

EP Competition: Highest Number of Points Logged During February 2017

To make sure you are prepared for the EP deadline on the 20th March 2017, the EP team ran the competition: 'Highest Number of Points Logged' throughout February, supported by Kent Union.

The winning student was Benedetta Veneruso from the School of Politics and International Relations who logged an impressive 535 Points. She was awarded £30 Amazon Vouchers!

For more information, see here.

 

Highest Number of Points Logged During the Medway and Canterbury Employability Festivals 2015-16

The EP challenged students studying at Canterbury and Medway to earn as many points as possible during their respective Employability Festivals.

The winning Medway student was Aleksandra Szkurlat, Kent Business School, who managed to acquire 235 points!

For Canterbury, Aleksander Angelov was the winning student, after acquiring an amazing 680 weeks in just over 2-weeks!

Both students were awarded a certificate and £30 Amazon vouchers.

The Best 'My EPS Journey' Reflective Journal

To launch the ‘My EPS Journey’, a reflective journal on MyFolio where students can create a profile outlining their journey through the EP Scheme, the EP team ran a competition, awarding £30.00 Amazon vouchers for the best profile page.

The EP team were astounded by the quality demonstrated by participants and after much deliberation, it was determined that the winning student was Holly Yelland, School of Electronics and Digital Arts. Miguel Santos, School of Arts, was also ‘highly commended’ by the judges.

Accordingly, Holly was awarded £30.00 Amazon vouchers and Miguel, £20.00 Amazon vouchers.

For more information on how to create a ‘My EPS Journey’ please see here and a how-to-guide can be found here.

 

Highest Number of Points Logged During February 2016, Supported by Kent Union

To get students ready of the points deadline on 21st March, the EP team ran the competition, ‘Highest Number of Points Logged during February’, which was supported by Kent Union. During this time students logged thousands of points, and the EP Team ran drop-in sessions, courtesy of Kent Union, on the plaza.

The winning student, who logged an amazing 620 points between 1st February 2016 and 29th February 2016, was Holly Yelland from EDA. We congratulated her by awarding her £40 Amazon vouchers!

Well done to Cristina-Diana Cojocaru from KBS who came second, logging a fantastic 400 points, and to third place Christopher Jeffrey from SECL who logged an impressive 345 points.

 

Highest Number of Points Logged During the Medway and Canterbury Employability Festivals 2015-16

The University of Kent's Employability Festival allowed students to attend a number of workshops, employer presentations, events and the Careers Fair between 12th October and 6th November 2015. During this 4-week period, the EP team challenged students at both Canterbury and Medway to earn as many points as possible.

The winning student from Medway was Imogen Morgan, Kent Business School, who acquired 195 points between 12th October and 30th October. The winning student from Canterbury was Stephen Hockley, who claimed 555 points between 26th October and 13th November.

Both students received a £30 Amazon voucher.

 

Twitter Competition for Freshers Week 2015

For the 2015-16 Freshers Fayre at the Canterbury and Medway campuses, the EP team ran the competition, ‘The Highest Number of Retweets of a Student Pictured with the EP Pig’.

We received plenty of selfies and the winning student was Alisha May (@Alisha_May1) with 7 retweets!

Well done to Alisha and we hope you enjoy the £30 Amazon vouchers!

For more competitions and the latest news, follow us on Twitter @EmPoints.

 

50th Anniversary EP Competition

In the spirit of the University of Kent's 50th Anniversary celebrations, the EP team has run the competition, "50 Activities for the 50th Anniversary". The date has passed to enter the competition and we can confirm that first prize goes to Alvaro Rodriquez, School of Psychology and second prize goes to Diamantina Stavrianou, School of Politics and International Relations.

Alvaro was presented with a selection of vouchers to the value of £50.00 (and a 50th Anniversary inspired prize) at the EP Rewards Night on 2nd June 2015 and Diamantina was awarded with an University of Kent 50th Anniversary hoodie shortly afterwards.

 

Highest Number of Points Logged in February 2015

We can confirm that the winning student is Sophia Ppal, from the School of Engineering and Digital Arts, who logged an astonishing 535 points.

In recognition of this, Sophia was awarded £50.00 worth of Amazon vouchers by the Enterprise Manager, Marcus Wright.

Recognition must also be given to second place student, Jayna Rana from the Centre of Journalism (430 points) and third place student, Hannah Loosley from Kent Law School (350 points).

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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Last Updated: 14/11/2017