School of English

Welcome to the School of English!

During Welcome Week (17-21 September) or Week 0 as it will appear on your timetables, we have a number of events organised to help our new students settle in and help you out wherever we can. You should attend all of these. All events are free to attend.

  • Monday 17 September, 10am-11pm, Keynes Lecture Theatre 1: 'Welcome to the School of English' talk
    Your opportunity to find out about the department, what we have going on and a bit about the modules you will be studying. Also a good chance to meet key members of staff.
  • Wednesday 19 September, 10-11.30am, Keynes Lecture Theatre 1: Literature lecture on Mrs Dalloway
    Enthralling introductory literature lecture on the literary classic Mrs Dalloway by Virginia Woolf. Please make sure you have read the novel before the lecture.
  • Thursday 20 September, 3-4pm, Grimond Lecture Theatre 1: Guest Speaker Hollie McNish
    We are very lucky to have the wonderfully talented spoken word artist, Hollie McNish, coming to Kent to read for our new students and answer any questions you might have. This is a very special event not to be missed!
  • Friday 21 September, 3-5pm, Grimond Lecture Theatre 1: Student Support Information Session, quiz and social event
    Your opportunity to find out about the support we offer to our students at Kent, including who to go to for various issues and lots of useful information relating to your course and your experience as a student here. After the session, we are hosting a quiz and social event for new students, an opportunity to meet other English students and put your general knowledge to the test. This will be followed by a drinks reception.

There may also be other sessions you need to attend; please read the email and letter that have been sent to you from the School of English carefully where these will be mentioned.

We look forward to seeing you soon! Should you have any questions please contact englishevents@kent.ac.uk, or 01227 827896, or Dr Emma Bainbridge at englishstudentsupport@kent.ac.uk or 01227 823402.

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Last Updated: 19/09/2018