Celebrate Europe Day at the UK’s European university
Monday 9 May, Gulbenkian, Canterbury Campus
Europe Day (9 May) is the annual celebration of peace and unity in Europe. The date marks the anniversary of the historical Schuman declaration, which is now celebrated as a key moment in the creation of the EU.
As the UK's European university, Kent is committed to the opportunities provided by European engagement. The University supports the 'Universities for Europe' campaign and is speaking out for continued engagement with Europe in the run up to the Referendum on 23 June 2016. More information can be found on our 'Kent in Europe' site.
To mark Europe Day and to celebrate the University’s role within Europe, International Partnerships will be organising various exciting activities on 9 May.
Everyone is welcome so please do come along and celebrate!
European Opportunities Fair
12.00 - 14.00 Gulbenkian
Come along to the fair and find out about opportunities to study and work in Europe, opportunities for academic and professional staff to train at our European partner institutions through Erasmus+, postgraduate and summer school opportunities at our European Centres, and opportunities to learn with Kent Extra and the School of European Culture and Languages.
A European Specials menu will be on offer at the Gulbenkian Café throughout the day.
Language Taster Sessions
Take part in French, Portuguese and Italian language taster sessions in the Gulbenkian from 12 - 2pm.
Come to the Gulbenkian and take part in our European Quiz. Two Gulbenkian Cinema Tickets to be won!
Pétanque, Volleyball, Penalty Shoot Out Football
12.00 - 14.00 Outside the Gulbenkian
What does Europe mean to you?
Tweet, instagram or email your photos to email@example.com with hashtag #WeAreEuropean
£30 Amazon Voucher to the person who posts the winning photo. Open to University of Kent students and staff only.
Read the full terms and conditions here.
A Portrait of Europe
An exhibition of 28 oil paintings, each of a citizen from a different EU member state, will be displayed in the Colyer-Fergusson from 9 - 26 May 2016.
Eurovision Party! 14 May
Take a night off from revision and celebrate Eurovision in style! Includes free food and drink whilst supplies last.
Venue: Origins, Darwin
Time: 7.30pm onwards