Graduate School News
Congratulations to the Participants of the Graduate School Public Engagement Competition
5 June 2017
Congratulations to Ruth Augur, the winner of the first Graduate School Prize for Public Engagement. After a hotly-contested public vote, Ruth was awarded the £400 prize to carry out her project, which will involve working closely with the Canterbury-based charity, Catching Lives, to create and restore a garden plot for the homeless to nurture, develop, and enjoy. Laura Thomas-Walters was joined by Prof...
Congratulations to the new Kent Students of the Year
9 May 2017
The winners of this year's Kent Student Awards were announced at a Gala Dinner on Friday 5 May 2017. The event, which was held at Darwin College on the University's Canterbury campus, was attended by more than 130 students, staff and guests and celebrated the outstanding co-curricular achievements of Kent's students. The overall Student of the Year Award was awarded jointly to Rowena Bicknell, a second year PhD student in the School ...
International Families Network lunch - Friday 26th May
25 April 2017
The next networking lunch for the International Families Network will be held in the Gulbenkian on Friday 26th May. This is a social event to support the families of our international students – small children are welcome to come along. In order to help us with catering, please confirm if you/your family wish to attend by emailing Deborah Molloy at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to seeing you!
Universities UK Update: Government confirms funding for EU students starting courses in 2018/19
25 April 2017
The Department for Education released a statement on 21 April 2017 announcing that EU students will continue to remain eligible for undergraduate, master's, postgraduate and advanced learner financial support in academic year 2018 to 2019. What this means: EU students who apply for an undergraduate or master's course at an English university (or further education inst...